SLLS serves half of Louisiana's low-income people.
Sometimes SLLS is the only organization that can help.
We cover a lot of ground. There are 22 parishes in our service area.
We have six offices.
We deploy more than 100 attorneys, staff and volunteers.
SLLS helped more than 27,000 people in 2016. The economic impact of these services topped $22.3 million.
SLLS lawyers help people deal face legal problems that stand between them and family, food, shelter, income, medical care, and personal safety. SLLS only offers legal representation in Louisiana.
SLLS has a long and storied history. SLLS began in 1979 with a grant from the Legal Services Corporation. SLLS later merged with New Orleans Legal Assistance Corporation, founded in 1967. SLLS grew. SLLS evolved. SLLS responded to legal crises caused by epic floods and oil spills. SLLS helps people meet legal challenges every day.
SLLS does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, or age in the delivery of services or in its employment practices.