LANC Offices and Projects
Legal Aid of North Carolina provides legal services to eligible clients
from its local offices located throughout the state and through
special statewide and regional projects.
Local LANC Offices
Select a county or city for local office information:
LANC Statewide Projects
Legal Aid of North Carolina (LANC) also operates six statewide projects
that focus on special areas of the law.
for Children’s Services (ACS) provides free legal representation
for children who are in need of medical, psychiatric, special education
and foster care/adoption services to which they are entitled under state
and federal law. (office in Durham)
Immigrant Project (BIP) provides comprehensive and culturally appropriate legal services
to battered immigrants across the state of North Carolina, such as legal
assistance with domestic violence protective orders, family law issues,
public benefits and immigration Issues.
(offices in Charlotte, Durham and Raleigh)
Violence Prevention Initiative (DVPI) provides legal assistance to battered women and/or domestic violence
victims and strives to strengthen the working relationships between
legal services and domestic violence programs throughout the state.
(DVPI attorneys are located in LANC offices across state.)
Housing Project (FHP) provides education and outreach,
research, investigation, and free legal assistance to individuals
who have experienced housing discrimination in North Carolina. The
FHP's office is in Raleigh, but the project provides legal
assistance through various LANC offices throughout North Carolina.
Unit (FWU) (División
para los Trabajodores Agrícolas)
provides free legal assistance to migrant workers who are working
in North Carolina.(office in Raleigh)
Foreclosure (Prevention) Project (MFP) provides quality legal representation in foreclosure actions involving
low-income families who live in North Carolina. The MFP team members
are located in various LANC offices and act on referrals from Legal
Aid of North Carolina offices and community organizations throughout
North Carolina. The MFP also collaborates with other
organization to to save homes and reduce foreclosures
Home Defense Project (HDP).
Law Project (SLP) specifically serves clients that are 60 years of age or older.
Special priority is given to the population consisting of those seniors
with the greatest economic or social need; however, clients who are
age 60 or older are exempt from income limitations and eligible for
our services. The SLP team members are located in
various LANC offices.
Clinic (LITC) provides low-income North Carolina taxpayers with
representation in federal and state tax controversies and educates
individuals about their rights and responsibilities as U.S.
taxpayers. The Clinic serves low-income individuals in 61
counties of Eastern North Carolina, the Triad Area and the Triangle
Area. The LANC LITC is based in the
Legal Aid of North Carolina's Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) program brings together physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and paralegals to address the social and environmental determinants of health, including: substandard housing conditions; domestic violence; food, income and housing insecurity; improper denials of Medicaid and other public benefits; and failure to provide children special education services to which they are entitled. LANC's MLP program operates in several locations throughout the state and partners with a wide range of hospitals and clinics. In some locations, LANC partners with other legal services providers to assist patients/clients who are referred by local medical partners.
Here is the list of our MLP locations:
Medical Partner: North Carolina Children's Hospital
Legal Partners: LANC; Pro Bono Program, UNC School of
Medical Partner: Carolina's HealthCare System
Legal Partners: LANC-Charlotte Office; Legal Services of
Medical Partners: Duke Primary Care for Children;
Pediatrics Department, Lincoln Community Health Center; Pediatric
Clinics, Duke U. Medical Center
Legal Partners: LANC-Durham Office; Children's Law
Clinic, Duke U. School of Law
Medical Partners: Triad Adult and Pediatric Medicine:
HealthServe Community Health Clinic, Guilford Child Health
Legal Partner: LANC-Greensboro Office
Medical Partner: Piedmont Health Services: Prospect Hill
Community Health Center
Legal Partner: LANC-Durham Office
Medical Partner: Pediatrics Department, Downtown Health
Plaza, North Carolina Baptist Hospital
Legal Partner: LANC-Winston-Salem Office
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are for information and educational purposes only and do not
constitute legal advice.
Also please note that Legal Aid of North Carolina does not
provide legal assistance by E-mail. Contact your Legal Aid of
North Carolina office or a private attorney if you need to speak
to an attorney regarding your particular situation.
Legal Aid of North Carolina is a statewide, nonprofit law firm that
provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income people in
order to ensure equal access to justice and to remove legal barriers
to economic opportunity.