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Louisiana Legal Aid Services: Baton Rouge

This resource guide provides a listing of legal aid service providers across Louisiana

Introduction

Legal aid services provide free or low-cost legal advice and/or representation for those unable to afford full-cost legal services. This resource guide lists contact information for some of the legal aid service providers located throughout Louisiana. Additional resources regarding free and low-cost legal services can be found at LouisianaLawHelp.org.

Baton Rouge

Advocacy Center
Services
– provides services relating to disabilities, including, special education, legal status, public benefits, community integration, institutional rights, employment and rehabilitation, and abuse/neglect

Address – 8225 Florida Blvd., Suite A Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Phone – 225-925-8884
Webhttp://www.advocacyla.org

Baton Rouge Bar Association Pro Bono Project
Services – provides services relating to consumer finance, education, employment, family law, juvenile, and health

Address – P. O. Box 2241 Baton Rouge, LA 70821
Phone – 225-214 – 5558
Webhttp://www.brba.org

East Baton Rouge Courthouse Self-Help Resource Center
Services
– helps people who represent themselves in court.  Offers forms, other information, and referrals to appropriate local agencies.  Provides case information and answers to general inquiries.

Address –  300 North Boulevard Baton Rouge, LA 70801
Webhttp://www.familycourt.org/

Louisiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence
Services – a federally designated statewide coalition of shelters, non-residential programs and individuals working to end domestic violence in Louisiana.

Address – P.O. Box 77115 Baton Rouge, LA 70879
Phone – 225 – 752 – 1296
Webhttp://www.lcadv.org

Mental Health Advocacy Service
Services –  represent and assist both children and adults in competency, commitment, and other mental health matters

Address – 150 Third Street, 8th Floor, Suite 812
Phone – 225 – 342 - 6678
Webhttp://wwwprd.doa.louisiana.gov/laservices/publicpages/ServiceDetail.cfm?service_id=2848

Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Services –Louisiana's largest provider of free civil legal aid.  Serves children and families seeking protection from abuse, helps those facing foreclosure, etc., in 22 parishes  

Address – 715 St. Ferdinand St. Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone – 225-448-0080
Webhttp://www.slls.org

Thirst for Justice Walk-in Legal Clinic
Services – volunteers provide legal counseling and advice to low income clients on matters of civil law only

Address – 220 St. Vincent DePaul St., Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone – 225-344-4803
Web - http://www.brba.org/Web/Public_Resources/Pro_Bono/Thirst_for_Justice/Web/Public_Resources/Thirst_for_justice.aspx?hkey=42c943ef-592c-49be-a739-f0890518e8de