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Legal Aid Society of the District of Columbia - NW Office

General Contact Information

1331 H St., NW, Suite 350
Washington, DC 20005

How to Get Help

  • Monday 12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 12:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please call our office at (202) 628-1161 if you are unsure whether you should come to walk-in intake hours. We usually meet with people on a first-come, first-served basis during our walk-in intake times, so you may have to wait to meet with someone. Please bring with you all of the documents and paperwork you have about your case or legal problem. If you have a disability that prevents you from coming to one of our offices, please call (202) 628-1161, and we will make reasonable arrangements to accommodate you.

Who We Are


COVID-19 Alert

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, in order to protect our clients, staff, and volunteers, Legal Aid’s Northwest and Southeast offices are closed to the public. We are open for telephone or online intake.

If you have a legal problem, please call (202) 628-1161 on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays, or visit

Debido al brote de COVID-19, para proteger a nuestros clientes, empleados, y voluntarios, las oficinas de Noroeste y Sureste de Asistencia Legal están cerradas al público.

Estamos abierto para entrevistas iniciales de clientes por teléfono, y en línea. Si tiene un problema legal, por favor llame al 202-628-1161 el lunes, miércoles, o viernes, o visite al

The Legal Aid Society of DC provides free advice, brief services and full representation on specific legal matters pending in the District of Columbia.

Who We Serve

  • Statewide
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Legal Aid has several Spanish-speakers on staff. Legal Aid can provide assistance to individuals who speak languages other than English and Spanish through the use of a telephone interpreter.

Income Guidelines

At or below 200% of the federal poverty line. At or below 300% of federal poverty guideline for foreclosure and some limited public benefits matters.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level 200
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
  • Self-Help Materials
Last Review and Update: Jan 15, 2019
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