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Advocates for Justice and Education, Inc.

General Contact Information

1200 G Street, NW
Suite 725
Washington, DC 20005

How to Get Help

Phone Number 202-678-8060

Who We Are

Advocates for Justice and Education (AJE), a non-profit organization founded in 1996, provides free legal assistance, advocacy, training, and support to DC families in addressing educational issues, specifically in the areas of special education, school discipline/exclusion, residency and other educational matters.

Who We Serve

  • District of Columbia County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Interpreters are provided as needed

Income Guidelines

AJE services are available to all DC residents. We focus on serving families who are experiencing poverty and in underserved communities, and for extended legal services in school discipline matters there are income eligibility requirements- gross monthly household income must not exceed 300% of the federal poverty level.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level 300
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
Description of Services

AJE provides free legal assistance in the form of advice and counsel, brief services and extended legal representation in the areas of special education, school discipline/exclusion and other education matters relating to protecting DC students right to an education. AJE also provides free know your rights training in the same areas.

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