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Vermont Legal Aid
Vermont Legal Aid can help with civil matters like: eviction, foreclosure, health care, discrimination, disability services, civil rights, public benefits, bankruptcy, and problems with landlords or creditors. They cannot help with criminal matters, but can help victims of crime and abuse.
Phone: (800) 889-2047

Mental Health Law Project
A project of Vermont Legal Aid: The Mental Health Law Project (MHLP) is appointed by the Superior Court to represent Vermonters in involuntary mental health treatment and/or medication cases, both in hospitals and in outpatient settings, to ensure that their rights and liberty are protected.
Toll-Free: (800) 265-0660
Phone: (802) 241-3222
Fax: (802) 223-1621

Vermont Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
The Vermont Bar Association’s Lawyer Referral Service provides referrals at no cost to you. 
Phone: (800) 639-7036

Office of the Defender General
The over-arching duty of the Office of the Defender General remains the assurance that persons entitled to appointed counsel receive effective legal advocacy. For each client, we are obligated to provide effective legal representation with reasonable diligence, promptness, and a zealous commitment to their interests. As part of the criminal justice system, we must provide representation in a cost-efficient manner, thereby serving not only our clients, but all citizens of the State of Vermont.
6 Baldwin Street, 4th Floor
Montpelier, VT  05633-3301
Phone: (802) 828-3168
Fax: (802) 828-3163

So. Royalton Legal Clinic
The South Royalton Legal Clinic (SRLC) serves Vermont residents who are unable to afford counsel and need assistance with issues pertaining to Family Law and Veterans.
(Orange and Windsor Counties Aug-May)
Phone (802) 763-7718

Have Justice Will Travel
The mission of Have Justice – Will Travel, Inc. (HJWT) is to end the generational cycle of abuse in rural families by bridging the legal, cultural, geographical, psychological, and economic gaps that exist for victims of domestic abuse. HJWT provides legal and supportive services for battered, low-income women and their children.
Toll-Free: (877) 496-8100
Vershire Office: (802) 685-7809
Bennington Office: (802) 447-8500

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