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Louisiana Legal Aid Services: New Orleans

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

New Orleans

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

Address – 8325 Oak Street New Orleans, LA 70118
Phone – 1-800-960-7705

AIDSLaw of Louisiana, Inc
Services – free legal services to low-income persons living with HIV and AIDS; provides free assistance with HIV-related legal problems. 

Address – 3801 Canal St., Suite 331 New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone – 504-468-1631

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans
Services – free legal services to indigent persons in immigration removal proceedings

Address – 1000 Howard Avenue, 10th floor New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone – 504-523-3755

Greater New Orleans Fair Housing Action Center, Inc. (FHAC)
Services – dedicated to eradicating housing discrimination through education, investigation, and enforcement activities.  Works to protect homeownership by providing mortgage counseling, guidance, and technical assistance with recovery programs and rebuilding concerns.

Address –  404 South Jefferson Davis Parkway New Orleans, LA 70119
Phone – 504-596-2100

Immigration and Refugee Services of Catholic Charities
Services – provides legal advice, translation and other services, and representation in various immigration matters.  Fees are charged on a sliding scale.

Address – 1000 Howard Avenue, Suite 600 New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone – 504-310-6909
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Louisiana Center for Children's Rights (formerly known as Juvenile Justice Project of Louisiana)
Services –  dedicated to juvenile justice reform

Address –  1600 Oretha Castle Haley Blvd.  New Orleans, LA 70113.
Phone – 504-522-5437

Louisiana Civil Justice Center (LCJC)
Services – provides legal services to low-income, elderly, or disaster-affected persons in Louisiana

Phone – 504-355-0970

Mental Health Advocacy Service
Services – assists both children and adults, with an emphasis on obtaining government benefits and services, protecting rights, and fighting discrimination. 

Address – 1450 Poydras Street, Suite 1105 New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone – 504-568-8904

Metropolitan Center for Women and Children
Services – provides 24-hour crisis line, shelter, and counseling for battered women and children.  Legal services include referrals, assistance with filing protective orders, and representation in court for protective orders.

Address –  P.O. Box 10775 New Orleans, LA 70181
Phone – 504-837-5400

New Orleans Family Justice Center
Services – dedicated to ending family violence, child abuse, sexual assault, and stalking through prevention and coordinated response by providing comprehensive client-centered, empowerment services in a single location.

Address –  701 Loyola Avenue Suite 201 New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone – 504-592-4005

Orleans Parish Civil District Courthouse Self-Help Resource Center
Services – offers live help to people who go to court on their own, without a lawyer.  Offers forms, other information, and referrals to appropriate local agencies.

Address – 421 Loyola Avenue New Orleans, LA 70112

Pro Bono Project
Services – provides free legal services in civil problems to indigents in the greater New Orleans Metropolitan area.

Address – 615 Baronne St., Suite 203 New Orleans, LA 70113
Phone – 504-581-4043

Project for Older Prisoners (POPS)
Services – provides free representation in parole hearings to older prisoners (over 50) and others with serious medical conditions.

Address – 6329 Freret Street, Suite 130F Carrollton, LA 70118
Phone – 504-865-5849

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 – 1010 Common St, Suite 1400A New Orleans, LA 70112
Phone – 504-529-1000



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