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Whitman-Walker Health Legal Services - Main Office in NW

General Contact Information

1377 R Street NW
Suite 200
Washington, DC 20009

How to Get Help

Phone Number (202) 939-7627
  • Monday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Who We Are

Legal Services (civil) for people living with HIV/AIDS; for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) persons; and for medical and behavioral health patients of Whitman-Walker Health regardless of HIV status or sexual orientation or gender identity. Services offered to these groups include: access to health care; Social Security, Medicaid, Medicare and other public benefit programs; discrimination based on HIV, sexual orientation or transgender status; wills, advance medical directives and powers of attorney; asylum and other immigration issues; and transgender law (including name and gender changes in legal identity documents).

Who We Serve

  • Statewide
Additional Service Area Info We serve residents of the District of Columbia, suburban Maryland, and northern Virginia.
Language(s) Spoken
  • French / Français
  • Spanish / Español
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Spanish and French speaking staff, and interpreter services available for other languages

Income Guidelines

We do not have specific income guidelines, except for our estate planning services. Prospective estate planning clients must have an annual income of less than 400% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines and liquid assets of less than $25,000.

Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

For help, you must be a person with HIV/AIDS; HIV-negative client of Whitman-Walker medical or mental health services; or a gay, lesbian or transgender person seeking help with discrimination, access to health care, immigration or estate planning services-estate planning limited to low-income persons

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Self-Help Materials
  • Other
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Pro Se Legal Clinic
Last Review and Update: Feb 12, 2013
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