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Legal Services

(410) 576-9494

Services Provided: Online directory of Maryland-based legal aid organizations listed by issues covered and areas served.

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

(410) 889-8555 (intake line)

Services Provided: Legal representation for public school discrimination, civil liberties violations, and reproductive rights. The website contains information about how to submit a request for help.

State of Maryland Commission on Civil Rights


Services Provided: You can file a discrimination complaint (employment, housing, public accommodations, or commercial) with the Maryland state government. If they decide your case meets the requirements, they will file a formal Charge of Discrimination and begin an investigation into your case.

Maryland Legal Aid

(866) 635-2948

Services Provided: Free legal services to low-income people statewide, including custody and domestic violence. After you call or fill out an application online, you will be informed whether they will accept your case.

Maryland State’s Attorney’s Office: Victim Services

1-888-743-0023 (toll-free)

Services Provided: Information to help someone file charges.

House of Ruth Maryland


Services Provided: Free legal aid available for assistance with filing protective orders and family law issues.

Women’s Law Center of Maryland

Family Law Hotline: 1-800-845-8550

Protection Order Advocacy Project:

Baltimore City: (410) 783-0377

Baltimore County: (410) 887-3162

Carroll County: (410) 386-2440

Services Provided: Variety of free legal services including family law, domestic violence a hotline to answer family law questions, help with legal forms, and representation in domestic violence cases, and employment law advising.

Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Service (MVLS)

(410) 547-6537 (Baltimore)


Online Application

Services Offered: Pro bono or discounted civil legal services to low income Marylanders including custody and guardianship issues.

Homeless Person’s Representation Project

(410) 685-6589

Services Provided: Multitude of legal services for Baltimore area homeless for a variety of issues including applying for benefits, subsidized housing, applying veteran’s benefits, as well as special programs for youths and transgender folks.

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