On this page you’ll find youth-focused legal assistance resources including for education rights, immigrants and refugees, LGBT individuals, persons with disabilities and HIV, and issues with housing and shelter.View Results in Map
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Alternative Directions helps men and women in prison and those leaving prison become independent, responsible citizens. We provide civil legal pro-se services to those in prison and comprehensive case management to those returning to their communities.
2505 N Charles St Baltimore MD 21218
Building Communities Today for Tomorrow, Inc. (BCTT) serves children, adolescents, adults, and seniors who are at risk of removal from the home, community, or who are transitioning from residential settings back into the community.
2901 Druid Park Dr Suite A207 Baltimore MD 21215
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, Inc. serves abused and neglected children by representing their voices in the Baltimore City court system and advocating for their best interests in the judicial, educational, medical and social service communities. CASA of Baltimore recruits, trains, and supervises volunteers appointed to individual foster children by the Baltimore City Juvenile Court. CASA advocates serve as a consistent adult presence by monitoring that child’s well-being and providing objective written recommendations to the court.
4 S Fredrick St Baltimore MD 21202
DRM is federally mandated to advance the civil rights of people with disabilities. We provide free legal services to Marylanders of any age with all types of disabilities (developmental, intellectual, psychiatric, physical, sensory, learning, traumatic brain injury), who live in facilities, in the community or who are homeless.
This is a web app created for people with criminal records in Maryland. If you meet certain requirements, you can get your criminal record erased through a process called expungement. It’s a free online tool which helps determine, through a few simple questions, if your record can be expunged. The tool also suggests next steps which often include working with a lawyer. The entire online review takes less than 5 minutes.
The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center of Baltimore and Central Maryland is a community-based nonprofit organization founded in 1977. We provide support, education, outreach and advocacy for SGL/LGBTQ individuals and our allies, through programs, services, and resources.The GLCCB provides an affirming space, platforms for free expression, and resources for healthier living.
2530 North Charles St 3rd Floor Baltimore MD 21218
HPRP provides free legal services, including advice, counsel, education, representation and advocacy, for low-income persons who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Additional services include: housing and shelter preservation project; access to public benefits; reducing barriers to housing and employment imposed by criminal records; LGBT youth homelessness.
Provides free legal consultation, advice and referrals to individuals in removal (deportation) proceedings in the Baltimore Immigration Court. On the first and third Friday of every month, experienced pro bono immigration attorneys provide free consultations on a first come, first served basis. Individuals must arrive between 9:00 and 9:30 a.m. to be seen.
500 W Baltimore St, Room 300 Baltimore MD 21201
Immigration Legal Services provides low-cost legal counseling and representation in immigration matters. We assist clients and their family members seeking to obtain, extend or retain lawful immigration status or citizenship in the United States and also provide them with English classes and medical attention.
430 S Broadway Baltimore MD 21231
The Immigration Outreach Service Center, Inc. (IOSC) at St. Matthew Catholic Church is an independent non-profit organization dedicated to serving Baltimore’s immigrants regardless of immigration status, ethnicity, or religious affiliation. Our mission is to partner with and empower immigrants in the Baltimore area to lead successful lives in the United States. We are dedicated to being the hub from which our clients build the networks of relationships that best serve them.
5401 Loch Raven Blvd Baltimore MD 21239
The Lawyer Referral and Information Service (LRIS) by the Bar Association of Baltimore City offers confidential, personal and hands-on assistance. LRIS solely operates as a Hotline.
Through our legal hotline, we can offer Volunteer Attorneys to Speak with Daily; Referrals to Qualified Private Attorneys; General Legal Information and Answers; Referrals to Alternative Resources and Programs; & Reduced Fee Services to the Low-Income.
111 N Calvert St Baltimore MD 21202
Living Classrooms Foundation strengthens communities and inspires young people to achieve their potential through hands on education and job training, using urban, natural, and maritime resources as “living classrooms.”
Program Locations (after-school programs):
The UA House at Fayette (1100 E. Fayette St),
The POWER House Community Center (316 S. Caroline St),
The Park House (200 S. Linwood Ave),
BUGS (802 S. Caroline St),
Fresh Start (802 S. Caroline St),
Workforce Development Center (1100 E. Fayette St),
The Adult Resource Center (901 N. Milton Ave),
Masonville Cove Environmental Education Center (1000 Frankfurst Ave)
1417 Thames Street (main offices) Baltimore MD 21231
As the state’s primary social service provider, the Maryland Department of Human Services serves over one million people annually. The Department, through its 24 local departments of social services, pursues opportunities to assist people in economic need, provide preventive services, and protect vulnerable children and adults in each of Maryland’s 23 counties and Baltimore City.
311 West Saratoga St Baltimore MD 21201
Maryland Legal Aid is a law firm providing free legal services to low-income people statewide. We serve Baltimore City and Maryland’s 23 counties from 12 offices and 3 District Court Self-Help Centers. Our firm handles civil (not criminal) cases, involving a wide range of issues, including custody, housing, public benefits, and consumer law. Many of our local offices represent children in CINA (Child in Need of Assistance) proceedings.
500 E Lexington St Baltimore MD 21202
The Maryland Suspension Representation Project provides legal advice and representation to students facing suspension or expulsion to ensure that they have the best chances of staying in school. It is a partnership of Public Justice Center, Disability Rights Maryland, Office of the PublicDefender, and Youth, Education and Justice Clinic at University of Maryland School of Law.
Out For Justice is an ex-offender, member led organization that promotes policy reform of policies that adversely affect the ex-offender re-entering into society successfully. Out For Justice strives to change the perception of the ex-offender by promoting the 3 Es, education, empowerment, and engagement. Out For Justice educates the community and its member base on the legislative process.
1400 E. Federal Street Baltimore MD 21213
Project HEAL is Maryland’s only comprehensive medical-legal partnership. A community-based program of the Maryland Center for Developmental Disabilities (MCDD) at Kennedy Krieger Institute, Project HEAL provides comprehensive advocacy and legal services for children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. Project HEAL attorneys collaborate with Kennedy Krieger faculty, staff, and trainees to ensure that patients receive the medical and legal care they need.
716 N Broadway Baltimore MD 21205
The PJC pursues systemic change to build a just society. The PJC uses legal advocacy tools to pursue social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights for people who are struggling to provide for their basic needs. The PJC is a civil legal aid office that provides advice and representation to low-income clients, advocates before legislatures and government agencies, and collaborates with community and advocacy organizations. Services include housing, education, prisoners rights, health, and immigration.
1 N Charles St 200 Baltimore MD 21201
The PJC’s Education Stability Project provides legal advice and representation to students experiencing homelessness and students facing suspension or expulsion to ensure that they have the opportunity to remain and succeed in school.
The PJC uses legal advocacy tools to pursue social justice, economic and race equity, and fundamental human rights for people who are struggling to provide for their basic needs. The PJC is a civil legal aid office that provides advice and representation to low-income clients, advocates before legislatures and government agencies, and collaborates with community and advocacy organizations.
1 N Charles Street Suite 200 Baltimore MD 21201
We provide free legal and social services to immigrant women and girls in Maryland fleeing violence (like domestic violence, rape, and human trafficking), or who are denied basic human rights and freedoms because of their gender. Programs and services offered in Baltimore include free legal services and social services, training and education, trafficking prevention, and poverty alleviation and family stabilization programming, including life skills workshops and a medical debt forgiveness project.
Service seeker requests must primarily involve the legal protection of immigrant women and girls from violence or persecution. We also have a Forced Marriage Initiative to assist individuals facing or fleeing forced marriage in the United States or abroad.
211 E. Lombard St. Suite 307 Baltimore MD 21202
Dedicated to providing advocacy and high quality, life-changing supports since 1949 in Baltimore City and Baltimore County, the Arc Baltimore supports more than 6,000 adults and children with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families.
7215 York Rd Baltimore MD 21212
The Women’s Law Center serves as a leading voice for justice and fairness for women by advocating for the protection and expansion of women’s rights through legal assistance to individuals and strategic initiatives to achieve systemic change. We are a non-profit organization that provides free legal representation and education programs to protect and empower individual women and their families.
Legal Services related to Family Law, Employment Law, and Protection Orders –for information about Human Trafficking program see: http://law.ubalt.edu/faculty/profiles/emerson.cfm
305 W Chesapeake Ave Suite 201 Towson MD 21204
Mon 8.30am-4.30am, Tue 8.30am-4.30am, Wed 8.30am-4.30am, Thu 8.30am-4.30am, Fri 8.30am-4.30am, Sat 8.30am-4.30am, Sun 8.30am-4.30am
YES Drop-In Center is Baltimore City’s first drop-in center for homeless youth. YES Drop-In Center is a safe space for youth who are homeless and between the ages of 14-25, to get basic needs met and establish supportive relationships with peer staff and allies that them make and sustain connections to long-term resources and opportunities.YES prevents and eliminates youth homelessness through the synergy of youth, peer and ally partnerships. The organization’s vision is that all of Baltimore’s youth will easily access supportive services and stable housing to become powerful in their own lives.
2315 N Charles St 1st floor Baltimore MD 21218