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Louisiana Legal Aid Services: Baton Rouge

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


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

Baton Rouge

Disability Rights Louisiana
– 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
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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

East Baton Rouge Courthouse Self-Help Resource Center
– 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

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


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
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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

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


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