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 note that NLSP will be closed on September 2, 2024.  


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

Online intake and telephone intake will be closed every second Thursday and every last Wednesday of the month.

Call (202) 832-6577(NLSP) 
• Telephone intake is available Monday through 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 and 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