Neighborhood Legal Services Association - Lawrence

Neighborhood Legal Services Association


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Data Provided By
United Way of Allegheny County
General Information
Description of ServiceNeighborhood Legal Services Association (NLSA) provides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families without the means to hire a private attorney. 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. Free interpretation services are provided to those with limited English abilities and the hearing-impaired.

While NLSA does not provide assistance with Veterans' Benefits, we can provide legal assistance to eligible veterans who are having problems with their housing, utilities, or other issues within NLSA's priorities. Please contact the Veterans Leadership Program to obtain a referral.
LocationLawrence
Geographical AreaAllegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence
Intake ProcedureCall, walk in or request services here.
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.

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.
 
Client Information
Target PopulationLow-Income
GenderEither
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.
 
Availability
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 debordm@nlsa.us
Web Address www.nlsa.us
 
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 Assistance (FT-4500)
Legal Counseling (FP-4000)
Legal Representation (FP-4500)
Legal Services (FT)
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)