Legal Services in Pennsylvania

If you live in Pennsylvania and need help with a legal matter but cannot afford an attorney, the groups below may be able to help you:

  • Council of Parent Attorneys and Advocates -- An independent, nonprofit group of lawyers, advocates, and parents whose job it is to help get high-quality educational services for children with disabilities.
  • PA Health Law Project (PHLP) -- PHLP provides consultation on access to health care for PA residents with low-income, the elderly, and people with disabilities. PHLP provides free legal services and advocacy to all Pennsylvanians having trouble accessing publicly funded health care coverage or services.
  • Wrightslaw -- A website containing thousands of articles, cases, and free resources about special education law, education law, and assistance for children with disabilities.
  • Center for Disability Law and Policy --assistance for people with disabilities by the Center for Disability Law & Policy.
  • Community Legal Services of Philadelphia -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of Philadelphia who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of Bucks, Montgomery, Chester and Delaware counties who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • MidPenn Legal Services -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of central Pennsylvania who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh) -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of the Pittsburgh area who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • North Penn Legal Services -- A nonprofit organization providing civil legal aid to low-income residents of Northeastern Pennsylvania. We provide legal assistance so that people can know their rights and free legal representation in non-criminal matters such as eviction from housing, discrimination, family law, and consumer protection issues.
  • Northwestern Legal Services -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Mercer, McKean, Potter, Venango, and Warren counties who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • Philadelphia Legal Assistance -- Provides legal assistance to low-income residents of Philadelphia who cannot afford legal counsel.
  • Pennsylvania Legal Services -- Pennsylvania Legal Services does not provide legal services but can help to find information about available legal services, and where to find the office closest to you.
  • PA Law Help -- An online guide to legal information, court information and legal services in Pennsylvania.