Legal Services Alabama (LSA) serves low-income people by providing free civil legal aid and assistance and by promoting collaboration to find solutions to problems of poverty from seven offices located in: Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Selma and Tuscaloosa.

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Poverty is a big problem in Alabama. Our stats is the 4th poorest state in the United States of America. The 2016 poverty rate is approximately 19% of the population (source That is over 920,000 people. Of Alabama's population, 27% of children, 19% of women, and 14% of senior citizens live in poverty. These individuals can find themselves in unaffordable legal situations or disputes that can cost them the necessities of life. Our goal is to assist them in various civil legal situations including obtaining housing, preventing foreclosure, keeping or applying for necessary public benefits, and protecting sources of income. To read more in detail about how we can help, visit our services page

To help our mission, visit our How to Get Involved page.

To apply for free legal aid in Alabama, please call
1-866-456-4995 OR Apply ONLINE
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    LSA is a grantee of the Legal Services Corporation.