The Legal Aid Bureau, Inc. is a staffed legal services program offering free civil legal services to the low income population throughout Maryland. The Legal Aid Bureau has over a dozen offices throughout the State. The Bureau does not accept fee-generating cases. Persons eligible for services are generally served by the office serving their county of residence. The Bureau accepts cases in the areas of family/domestic law, public benefits, housing/consumer and migrant representation. The Bureau also provides specialized representation through various grants or contracts to senior citizens, nursing home residents and children alleged to be abused or neglected.