Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Lawrence

Neighborhood Legal Services Association

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United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceProvides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. Provides representation to survivors of domestic violence in Protection from Abuse (PFA) proceedings. May provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service, limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee), depending on case. Provides community education on legal topics.

While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, they can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities.
Geographical AreaLawrence
Intake ProcedureApplications on-line at are preferred by using the “Get Legal Help” link in the upper right corner of the page. Calls are also accepted. Only those in an emergency situation will have a file opened through the walk-in process. Walk-in office hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 4:00pm.
Additional RequirementsMust be a US citizen or a documented immigrant. Not all documented immigrants are serviced.
Documents RequiredProof of documented immigration status if applies.
Helpful TipsAnyone without an emergency will be asked to access services by calling their local office or the toll-free number. Walk-ins are only for emergency situations.
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
Languages SpokenLanguage Line services available.
EligibilityIncome based: Gross income for most services must be at or below 125% of the Federal Poverty Level.
Fees or Charges
Fee AmountsFree or reduced fee for qualified applicants.
Hours of Operation Telephone Hours: Weekdays, 9:00am to 11:30am and 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Walk In Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
Contact Information
Physical Site Address 1 125 East North Street
Physical Site Address 2 Suite 329 - Temple Building
Physical Site City, State, Zip New Castle, PA 16101
Main Phone 724-658-2677
Hotline Phone 866-761-6572
Fax 724-658-5994
Service Location Email
Web Address
Additional Information
Twitter Address@NLSAPgh
Update User ID282060
Affiliated Agency, Programs, and Services
Affiliated Agency: Neighborhood Legal Services Association
Affiliated Program: Neighborhood Legal Services Association
This Service: Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Lawrence
Taxonomy Postings
Posted to Categories: Benefits Assistance (FT-1000)
Child Custody/Visitation Assistance (FT-3000.1500)
Consumer Law (FT-1070)
Criminal Record Expungement Assistance (FT-2800.1500)
Divorce Assistance (FT-3000.1700)
Family Law (FT-3000)
General Benefits Assistance (FT-1000.2500)
General Legal Aid (FT-3200)
Landlord/Tenant Dispute Resolution (FT-4500.4600)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)
Legal Representation (FP-4500)
Mortgage Delinquency and Default Counseling (DM-1800.5000)
Protective/Restraining Orders (FT-6940)
Tenant Rights Information/Counseling (FT-4500.8550)
Veterans (YN-9000)
Welfare Rights Assistance (FT-1000.9500)