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To achieve justice for low-income people in Louisiana by enforcing and defending their legal rights through civil legal aid, advocacy, and community education.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services (SLLS) fights for fairness for vulnerable people. We provide free, civil legal aid to low-income people in six offices, across 22 parishes throughout southeast Louisiana. Our six offices are located in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Harvey, Houma, and New Orleans. Everyday we:
No matter what challenges our communities face, we work every day to increase access to justice and help vulnerable people clear life's legal hurdles.
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May 6, 2019
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May 1, 2019
GiveNOLA Day is May 7, 2019 Thank you for your commitment to increasing access to justice for all! We hope you
April 30, 2019
For the last several decades, Louisiana's held the title of "mass incarceration capital of the world." Sadly, one out of
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services, Corp. (SLLS) is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation. As a condition of the funding it receives from the Legal Service Corporation, it is restricted from engaging in certain activities in all of its legal work - including work supported by other funding sources. SLLS may not expend any funds for any activity prohibited by the Legal Services Corp Act, 42 U.S.C. 1996 et sq. or by Public Law 104-134. Public Law 104-134 504(d) requires that notice of these restrictions be given to all funders of programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation. For a copy of these laws or for any other information or clarifications, please send correspondence to the above address.