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Bread for the City Legal Clinic - SE

Who We Are

Bread for the City is a non-profit organization that provides free comprehensive services including supplemental food, clothing, medical care, legal and social services. The Legal Clinic at Bread for the City provides advice and referrals in 3 main areas of law: (1) Landlord-Tenant; (2) Public Benefits - resolving problems with other public benefits like Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF), Medicaid, or Food Stamps; and (3) Family Law - civil protection orders, child custody, child support, and divorce.

Who We Serve

Additional Service Area Info
Bread for the City serves income-eligible D.C. residents with matters in D.C. courts.
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Income Guidelines

Only D.C. residents are eligible.

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

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Other
Emergency Instructions

Contact our Legal Clinic Coordinator at (202) 587-0527.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Appointment +

1640 Good Hope Road, S.E. (map)
Washington, DC 20020
Phone Number
(202) 791-3982

Starting January 3, 2017, Bread for the City will be performing intake by appointment only that will occur on Mondays.

You can call to make an appointment to meet with a Bread for the City attorney. Please note that we cannot guarantee representation in your matter. These appointments are available only on Monday afternoons. If appointments are not available, we can give referrals to other organizations that may be able to provide free legal information, advice, or representation.

NW Legal Clinic: (202) 480-8950 (Monday – Thursday from 9 am – 5 pm)
SE Legal Clinic: (202) 791-3982 (Monday – Thursday from 9 am – 5 pm)

General Contact Information

Bread for the City Legal Clinic - SE
1640 Good Hope Road, S.E. (map)
Washington, DC 20020
(202) 561-8587
(202) 574-1536
Last Review and Update: Mar 28, 2014

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