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April 27, 2020

Legal Aid Resources for Virginians Struggling During the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The VSB offers these resources for Virginians in need of legal assistance:

Access to Justice: Free and Low Cost Legal Resources in Virginia

Pro Bono / Access to Legal Services for the Public

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service: $35 for a half hour lawyer consult

Legal Services Corporation of Virginia and its statewide support center, the Virginia Poverty Law Center are working closely with local Legal Aid programs and offices to ensure a continuity of services to those in need by offering remote and on-line intake for those seeking help. They have a statewide, toll-free telephone access point, 1-866-LEGLAID (1-866-534-5243) that automatically routes applicants for service to their nearest local legal aid office. 

Visit the Virginia Poverty Law Center website for these resources and more:

  • Unemployment
  • Housing
  • Public health and public benefits
  • Family and domestic violence
  • Immigrations

Eviction helpline

Virginia Poverty Law Center operates the statewide toll-free EVICTION HELPLINE, 1-833-NOEVICT (1-833-663-8428) for people specifically facing the loss of their homes. Visit their website for more information and user-friendly guides and resources, including Know Your Rights as a Tenant During the COVID-19 Outbreak pamphlet and FAQs (frequently asked questions) for unemployment and other claims. 

Senior Legal Helpline: 1-844-802-5910

Predatory Loan Hotline: 1-866-830-4501 

Enroll Virginia Helpline for ACA and other health coverage: 1-888-392-5132

The nearest Legal Aid programs may be found at:

www.VaLegalAid.org

www.VPLC.org

www.LSCV.org

or call: 1-866-LEGLAID (1-866-534-5243).

Updated: Apr 28, 2020