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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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Help us give a voice to low-income people by joining our work to increase access to the justice system. Get started today by donating or signing up to volunteer at one of our offices.
January 31, 2019
PLEASE NOTE BEFORE READING: The names of the victims portrayed in the following series were altered to protect our client’s
February 12, 2019
As we ring in the new year, SLLS has hit the ground running, advancing civil justice and fighting for fairness
November 27, 2018
Because of generous support from people like you, children who are escaping abuse and neglect have a voice in their
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.