NLSP provides free civil legal assistance to low-income DC residents and does not ever charge clients for legal services.

NLSP Coronavirus Update

Who We Are: 

Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) is a nonprofit legal services organization that provides free legal information, advice and representation to low-income District of Columbia residents on civil legal matters. We are committed to equal access to justice for all members of our community.  NLSP is committed to working towards a more just and equitable Washington D.C. for all residents.

Apply for Help: 


• Please visit our Online Intake website, available 24/7. User instructions for the Online Intake website are available here. 

Call (202) 832-6577(NLSP) 
• Telephone intake available Monday, Wednesday or Friday from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm.   

• Come to our Headquarters office, 64 New York Ave. NE, Suite 180, Washington DC 20002, Tuesdays or Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm to complete an in-person intake.  

For more information about legal problems: http://www.lawhelp.org/dc