Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Call Us at: 954-765-8950 | Open Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm

Who We Are

Legal Aid at a Glance

Legal Aid Service of Broward County provides free civil legal services to low-income and otherwise eligible residents of Broward County. Our mission is to provide high quality free civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged of Broward County, so as to improve the lifestyle and living conditions in low-income communities and encourage self-sufficiency. We provide assistance in the following areas of civil law:

Children & Education

  • Juvenile justice and civil welfare
  • Victims of abuse, neglect, abandonment
  • Custody, Guardianships, and Adoptions
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Community Development

  • Stronger communities
  • Non-profits servicing LMI areas
  • Small LMI businesses
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Consumer Rights

  • Advice and representation regarding civil legal issues stemming from debt
  • Education and pro se assistance
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HIV/AIDS (Ryan White)

  • Advance Directives, Estate Planning
  • Public Benefits
  • Discrimination Consultation
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Homeless Legal Rights

  • Public Benefits
  • Family Law
  • Civil Rights
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Housing

  • Public & Subsidized Housing
  • Eviction, Forclosure, Disputes
  • Tenant Rights, Illegal Lockout
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Immigration (Inmigración)

  • Immigration advice and representation
  • Victims of crime, domestic violence, trafficking
  • Abused or neglect of immigrant children
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Low-Income Tax Payer

  • Audits, Examinations, Appeals
  • Collections, Lien, Levy
  • Notices, Claims, Income Credits
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Veterans (Mission United)

  • Family Law, Consumer, Housing
  • VA Benefits, Other Benefits
  • Probate, Estate Planning, Advance Directives
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Victims of Crime (VOCA)

  • Victims of Crime, Injunctive Relief
  • Consumer, Housing
  • Immigration, Children’s Advocacy
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Why It Matters

2,950+

Underserved individuals and families in Broward received legal assistance in 2020

646

Children benefited from our children’s advocacy programs during 2020

19,000+

Low-income clients have received Pro Bono legal assistance since the inception of BLC in 1983

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