October 30, 2014
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General

Lawyer Referral Service of the Bar Association of Lehigh County
1114 Walnut Street
Allentown, PA 18102
610-433-7094
Provides referrals to lawyers that specialize in a particular field for a 30 minute consultation.  Initial consultation should cost approximately $25.

Northampton County Bar Association
610-258-6333

North Penn Legal Services-Lehigh Valley Office
65 East Elizabeth Avenue
Suite 800
Bethlehem, PA 18018
610-317-8757

Provides civil and legal representation to low-income people and ensures equal access to justice for all. Call to schedule an appointment.

Community Justice Project
118 Locust Street
Harrisburg, PA 17101
717-236-9486

This is a non-profit, public interest law firm.  The mission is to protect and expand the civil rights of low income people throughout Pennsylvania. (except Philadelphia residents)

PA LawHELP

This is a free, one-stop legal information center, intended for low income families.  If you don't have

access to the internet, please feel free to visit your local library or the Lehigh County Law Library, which is located on the 4th floor of the courthouse at 455 Hamilton St., Allentown, PA.

 

Custody

Lehigh County Child Custody Office

Custody Office
Lehigh County Courthouse
3rd Floor Room 325
455 West Hamilton Street
Allentown, PA 18101
610-782-3390 


Lehigh County Domestic Relations Section

Domestic Relations Section
14 North Sixth Street
Allentown, PA 18101

610-782-3185

 

Seniors

Pennsylvania SeniorLAW Helpline
100 S. Broad Street
Suite 1810
Philadelphia PA 19100
215-988-1244

North Penn Legal Services-Lehigh Valley Office
610-317-8757

Provides civil and legal representation to low-income people and ensures equal access to justice for all. Call to schedule an appointment.

 

Abuse

Lehigh County Protection from Abuse Office
455 Hamilton Street
Room 325
Allentown, PA 18101
610-782-3387

 

Health

AIDS Law Project of Pennsylvania
1211 Chestnut Street
Suite 600
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-587-9377

This is a non-profit, public interest law firm that provides free legal assistance to people with HIV/AIDS and those effected by the epidemic.

**Do not use email if you are seeking legal advice or information.  You must call the office directly.**

Pennsylvania Health Law Project
924 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-625-3663

Provides free legal services and advocacy to Pennsylvanians having trouble accessing publicly funded health care coverage or services.
Available Monday through Friday from 9AM to 5PM to provide free information, advice, and direct representation to persons having trouble accessing health care coverage and services through publicly funded health care.  Contact us for assistance or to appeal a decision to deny, reduce or terminate your coverage or services.

 

Criminal

Lehigh County Public Defender's Office
455 Hamilton Street
Room 313
Allentown, PA 18101
610-782-3157

Northampton County Public Defender's Office                                                        
610-559-3040

Veterans and Military

Pennsylvania Bar Association Military Personnel Pro Bono Referral Program
100 South Street
Harrisburg, PA 17108
1-800-932-0311 x2236
Please note that this group does not provide legal representation in court.

Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program
701 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Suite 131
Washington, DC 20004

Provides free attorney to veterans and their qualifying family members who have an appeal pending at the U.S. Court of Appeal for veteran's claims.

Veterans Law Clinic-Widener University School of Law (Harrisburg)
3800 Vartan Way
Harrisburg, PA 17110
717-541-3900

Will represent you without charge if you meet the poverty level criteria and have a good and meritous claim under the Veteran's Benefits Law.

 

Immigration/Asylum

Villanova School Of Law

Clinic For Asylum and Refugee Services (Cares Clinic)
Villanova, PA
610-519-5894

 

Catholic Charities Diocese of Allentown
530 Union Boulevard
Allentown, PA 18109
610-435-1541

 

Education

Education Law Center
1315 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107
215-238-6970

This is a non-profit legal advocacy and educational organization which is dedicated to ensuring that all of Pennsylvanian's children have access to quality education.

 

Discrimination

Pennsylvania Client Assist Program
1617 JFK Boulevard
Suite 800
Philadelphia, PA 19103
215-557-7112
Toll free 1-888-745-2357

Disability Rights Network of Pennsylvania

1315 Walnut Street
Suite 400
Philadelphia, PA 19107
New Clients: 1-800-692-7443
Others: 215-238-8070

Statewide, non-profit corporation which is designated as a federally mandated organization to advance and protect the civil rights of adults and children with disabilities.  Ensures the right of people to live in their community and receive the services that they need.

Regional Housing Legal Services
2 South Easton Road
Glenside, PA 19038
215-572-7300
Please note that this group does not provide legal representation in court.  This office provides legal and technical assistance.

  
 
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