The Military Assistance Project (MAP) collaborates with community service providers and the legal community to provide veterans, current military personnel, and their spouses/widow(er)s with legal representation and to connect them with other social services.

Legal Resources

Legal Services in Philadelphia

Community Legal Services of Philadelphia 

  • Center City Office
    Location: 1424 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102
    Phone: (215) 981-3700

  • North Philadelphia Office
    Location: 1410 W. Erie Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19140
    Phone: (215) 227-2400

Defender Association of Philadelphia (CRIMINAL MATTERS)

  • Location: 1441 Sansom Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Phone: (215) 568-3190

HIAS Pennsylvania (immigration services) 

  • Location: 1513 Race Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Phone: (215) 587-3166

Homeless Advocacy Project (ONLY operates in Philadelphia for individuals experiencing or at risk of experiencing homelessness)

  • Location: 1429 Walnut Street, 15th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Phone: (215) 523-9595

Legal Clinic for the Disabled 

  • Location: 2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19103

  • Phone: (215) 832-0900

Mazzoni Center, LGBTQ Legal Services

  • Location: 1348 Bainbridge Street, Philadelphia, PA 19147

  • Phone: (215) 563-0657

Nationalities Service Center (immigration services) 

  • Location: 1216 Arch Street, 4th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Phone: (215) 893-8400

Philadelphia Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service (fee generating)

  • Location: 1101 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107

  • Phone: (215) 238-6333

Philadelphia Legal Assistance

  • Location: 718 Arch Street, Suite 300N, Philadelphia, PA 19106-1535

  • Phone: (215) 981-3800

SeniorLAW Center 

  • Location: 1500 JFK Boulevard, Suite 1501, Philadelphia, PA 19102

  • Phone: (215) 988-1244

  • Pennsylvania SeniorLAW HelpLine
    1 (877) PA SR LAW (1-877- 727-7529) or (215) 988-1242 
    Monday through Thursday from 10AM to 12PM


Legal Services In New Jersey

Legal Services of New Jersey

  • Statewide Hotline
    Phone: (888) 576-5529

  • Central Jersey Legal Services (Mercer, Middlesex and Union Counties)

    • Trenton
      Location: 198 West State Street, Trenton, NJ 08608
      Phone: (609) 695-6249

    • New Brunswick
      Location: 317 George Street, Suite 201, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
      Phone: (732) 249-7600

    • Perth Amboy
      Location: 313 State Street, Suite 308, Perth Amboy, NJ 08861
      Phone: (732) 324-1613

    • Elizabeth
      Location: 60 Prince Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07208
      Phone: (908) 354-4340

  • Essex-Newark New Jersey Legal Services (Essex County)

    • Location: 5 Commerce Street, 2nd Floor, Newark, NJ 07102
      Phone: (973) 624-4500

  • Legal Services of Northwest Jersey (Hunterdon, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren Counties)

    • Flemington
      Location: 82 Park Avenue, Flemington, NJ 08822
      Phone: (908) 782-7979

    • Morristown
      Location: 30 Schuyler Place, 2nd Floor, Morristown, NJ 07963
      Phone: (973) 285-6911

    • Somerville
      Location: 90 East Main Street, 3rd Floor, Somerville, NJ 08876
      Phone: (908) 231-0840

    • Newton
      Location: 18 Church Street, Suite 120, Newton, NJ 07860
      Phone: (973) 383-7400

    • Belvidere
      Location: 91 Front Street, Belvidere, NJ 07823-1437
      Phone: (908) 475-2010 

  • Northeast New Jersey Legal Services (Bergen, Hudson and Passaic Counties)

    • Hackensack
      Location: 190 Moore Street, Suite 100, Hackensack, NJ 07601 
      Phone: (201) 487-2166

    • Jersey City
      Location: 574 Summit Avenue, 2nd Floor, Jersey City, NJ 07306 
      Phone: (201) 792-6363

    • Paterson
      Location: 152 Market Street, 6th Floor, Paterson, NJ 07505 
      Phone: 973-523-2900

  • South Jersey Legal Services, Inc. (Atlantic, Burlington, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Monmouth, & Ocean Counties)

    • Atlantic City
      Location: 1300 Atlantic Avenue, Mezz. Floor, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
      Phone: (609) 348-4200

    • Mount Holly
      Location: 107 High Street, Mount Holly, NJ 08060
      Phone: (609) 261-1088

    • Camden
      Location: 745 Market Street, Camden, NJ 08102 
      Phone: (856) 964-2010

    • Cape May Court House
      Location: 1261 Route 9 South, Cape May Court House, NJ 08210
      Phone: (609) 465-3001

    • Vineland
      Location: 415 W. Landis Avenue-2nd Floor, Vineland, NJ 08360
      Phone: (856) 691-0494

    • Woodbury
      Location: 47 Newton Avenue, Woodbury, NJ 08096
      Phone: (856) 848-5360

    • Freehold
      Location: 303 West Main Street, Third Floor, Freehold, NJ 07728
      Phone: (732) 414-6750

    • Toms River
      Location: 215 Main Street, Toms River, NJ 08753
      Phone: (732) 608-7794

New Jersey Lawyer Referral Service (fee generating) (Locate your county of residence and contact the appropriate service. Do not contact referral services that are outside of your local county)

  • Atlantic County: (609) 345-3444

  • Bergen County: (201) 488-0044

  • Burlington County: (609) 261-4862 or (609) 261-4863

  • Camden County: (856) 482-0618

  • Cape May County: (609) 463-0313

  • Cumberland County: (856) 696-5550

  • Essex County: (973) 622-6204

  • Gloucester County: (856) 848-4589

  • Hudson County: (201) 798-4708

  • Hunterdon County: (908) 200-7822

  • Mercer County: (609) 585-6200

  • Middlesex County: (732) 828-0053 ext. 100

  • Monmouth Bar: (732) 431-5544 

  • Morris County: (973) 267-6089

  • Ocean County: (732) 240-3666

  • Passaic County: (973) 345-4585

  • Salem County: (856) 935-5629

  • Somerset County: (908) 685-2323

  • Sussex County: (973) 383-3900

  • Union County: (908) 353-4715

  • Warren County: (908) 387-1835

Legal Services in Pennsylvania
(Outside Philadelphia)

Community Justice Project

  • Harrisburg
    Location: 118 Locust Street, Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Phone: (717) 236-9486

  • Pittsburgh
    Location: 100 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: (412) 434-6002

  • Reading
    Location: 501 Washington Street, Suite 308, Reading, PA 19601
    Phone: (610) 370-7296 or (610) 370-7459 

  • Hazleton
    Location: 101 W. Broad Street, Suite 611, Hazleton PA 18201
    Phone: (570) 501-3356

  • Scranton
    Location: 111 South Main Avenue, Scranton, PA 18504
    Phone: (570) 354-2741 or (570) 880-7698

Legal Aid of Southeastern Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware, & Montgomery Counties)

  • Phone: (877) 429-5994

Mid-Penn Legal Services (Adams, Berks, Blair, Bedford, Centre, Clearfield, Cumberland, Dauphin, Franklin, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata, Lancaster, Lebanon, Mifflin, Perry, Schuylkill, and York Counties)

  • Phone: (800) 326-9177

Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Allegheny, Beaver, Butler, Lawrence Counties)

  • Toll Free Intake: (866) 761-6572

  • Allegheny County: (412) 255-6700

  • Beaver County: (724) 378-0595

  • Butler County: (724) 282-3888

  • Lawrence County: (724) 658-2677

North Penn Legal Services (Bradford, Carbon, Clinton, Columbia, Lackawanna, Lehigh, Luzerne, Lycoming, Monroe, Montour, Northampton, Northumberland, Pike, Snyder, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Wayne, and Wyoming Counties)

  • Phone: (877) 953-4250

Northwestern Legal Services (Cameron, Crawford, Elk, Erie, Forest, Mercer, McKean, Potter, Venango, and Warren Counties)

  • Phone: (814) 452-6949 or (800) 753-5704

Pennsylvania Health Law Project (statewide)

  • Phone: (800) 274-3258

Pennsylvania Institutional Law Project (statewide)

  • Eastern Office & General Issues
    Location: 718 Arch Street, Suite 304S, Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Phone: (215) 925-2966

  • Central Office & Federal Prison Issues
    Location: PO Box 128, Lewisburg, PA 17837
    Phone: (570) 523-3944

  • Western Office
    Location: 100 Fifth Avenue, Suite 900, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Phone: (412) 434-6004

Pennsylvania Local Lawyer Referral Services (fee generating) (Locate your county of residence and contact the appropriate service. Do not contact referral services that are outside of your local county)

  • Allegheny County: (412) 261-5555

  • Beaver County: (724) 728-4888

  • Berks County: (610) 375-4591

  • Blair County: (814) 693-3090

  • Bucks County: (215) 348-9413, (888) 991-9922

  • Chester County: (610) 429-1500

  • Dauphin County: (717) 232-7536

  • Delaware County: (610) 566-6625

  • Erie County: (814) 459-4411

  • Lackawanna County: (570) 969-9600

  • Lancaster County: (717) 393-0737

  • Lehigh County: (610) 433-7094

  • Luzerne County: (570) 822-6029

  • Mercer County: (724) 342-3111

  • Monroe County: (570) 424-7288

  • Montgomery County: (610) 279-9660

  • Northampton County: (610) 258-6333

  • Philadelphia County: (215) 238-6333

  • Washington County: (724) 225-6710

  • Westmoreland County: (724) 834-8490

  • York County: (717) 854-8755

Pennsylvania Lawyer Referral Service (if your county is not listed above, please contact this number) (fee generating)

  • Phone: 800-692-7375 (for in-Pa. callers only) or 717-238-6807

Pennsylvania Utility Law Project (statewide)

  • Phone: (844) 645-2500

Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Aid (Fayette, Greene, Somerset, and Washington Counties)

  • Toll Free Intake: (800) 846-0871

  • Fair Housing Hotline: (877) 725-4472

Wills for Heroes of Pennsylvania


Veteran-Specific Legal Services

National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)

The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program