Legal Services Directory

This is a listing of free and low cost legal service providers in Maryland. We also have a page with resources for people looking for mediators, self-help centers, fee-based legal assistance, as well as a listing of non-legal social services providers. The State Law Library has a listing of the public law libraries in the state.  You can also refer to the Pro Bono Resource Center's 2014 Guide to Legal Services, and the 2014 Guide to Legal Services Branch Office Supplement.

Organization Name Hotline Phone City Categories
Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center 202-393-3572 ext 22 (Helpline) (202) 706-7150 (Office) Washington Benefits, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, MLSC Grantee
Battered Spouse Program/Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland 410-366-1980 (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Elder Services, Se habla español
CASA (Citizens Assisting & Sheltering the Abused) 301-739-8975 301-739-4990 Hagerstown Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Centro de la Comunidad, Inc. (410) 675-8906 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Referral Service, Se habla español
Community Legal Services of Prince George's County, Inc. (240) 391-6370 (Referral to a volunteer lawyer), (240) 391-6395 (Referral to a volunteer lawyer), (240) 391-6413 (Forclosure assistance) Riverdale Bankruptcy, Child Services, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Elder Services, Estates & Trusts, Family Law, Foreclosure, Labor/Employment Services, Landlord/Tenant, Legal Information, Non-profit Organizations, Referral Service, Se habla español, Women's Issues
Domestic Violence Center of Howard County (HopeWorks) 1-800-752 -0191 (Toll free 24 hour domestic violence helpline) 410-997-2272 (24 hour domestic violence helpline), 410-997-3292 (24 hour sexual assault helpline), 410-997-0304 (Office) Columbia Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Domestic Violence Program, Rape Crisis Program 410-996-0333 Elkton Domestic Violence Legal Services, Women's Issues
Dove Center 1-800-656-4673 or 301-334-9000 (24 Hours) 301-334-6255 (Office) Oakland (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Women's Issues
Family and Children's Services of Central Maryland 410-857-0077(24hrs) Westminster (Non-legal) Counseling Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Referral Service, Women's Issues
Heartly House 301-662-8800 301-662-1565 Frederick Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Hyattsville Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-985-3588 Hyattsville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Main Office Baltimore (410) 554-8463 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, Se habla español
House of Ruth - Upper Marlboro Courthouse 410-889-7884 301-952-4303 Upper Marlboro Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
House of Ruth: Victim Advocate Office and Protective Order Advocacy Representation Project 410-889-7884 410-554-8463 Baltimore Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
Legal Aid Bureau, Inc., Southern Maryland (Charles, St. Mary's, Calvert) (301) 932-6661 - Charles Co.; (301) 884-5935 - St. Mary's, (877) 310-1810 Hughsville Benefits, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Elder Services, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Se habla español
Mid-Shore Council on Family Violence 1-800-927-4673 1-800-927-4673 Denton Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Mid-Shore Pro Bono, Inc. 410-690-8128 Easton Domestic Violence Legal Services, Elder Services, Family Law, Housing Services, MLSC Grantee
Montgomery County Abused Persons Program (240)777-4000 Rockville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, General, Referral Service
Montgomery County Protective Order Advocacy and Representation Project 240-777-9078 Rockville Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee
National Partnership For Women And Families (202)986-2600 Washington Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Labor/Employment Services, Referral Service
Sexual Assault/Spouse Abuse Resource Center (SARC) 410-836-8430 410-836-8431 Bel Air Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Family Law, Immigration Services, MLSC Grantee
Sexual Assualt Legal Institute (SALI) (877)496-SALI (toll free) Silver Spring Domestic Violence Legal Services, MLSC Grantee
Southern Maryland Center For Family Advocacy (301) 373-4141 Hollywood Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, MLSC Grantee
TESS (Takoma Park - East Silver Spring) Community (301)565-7675 Silver Spring Benefits, Child Services, Consumer Services, Criminal, Domestic Violence Legal Services, HIV/AIDS Services, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services, Prisoner Services, Referral Service, Veterans Services
University Of Baltimore Family Law Clinic (410)837-5706 Baltimore Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services
University of Maryland School of Law Clinic Program (410)706-3295 Baltimore Benefits, Child Services, Civil Rights, Consumer Services, Criminal, Disability Law, Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, Elder Services, Family Law, General, Housing Services, Immigration Services, Labor/Employment Services
Women Empowered Against Violence, Inc. (WEAVE) (202)452-9550 Washington Child Services, Domestic Violence Legal Services
Women's Law Center of Maryland (800)845-8550 (410)321-8761 Towson Domestic Violence Legal Services, Family Law, MLSC Grantee, Se habla español
Women's Law Center Protection Order Advocacy and Representation Project 410-386-2440 (Westminster), 410-887-3162 (Towson), 410-783-0377 (Baltimore) Towson Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter
YWCA of Annapolis and Anne Arundel County 410-222-6800 410-626-7800 Arnold Domestic Violence Legal Services, Domestic Violence Shelter, MLSC Grantee, Referral Service