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Medical-Legal Partnership
We are 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.

Medical-Legal Partnership


Legal Aid of North Carolina's Medical-Legal Partnership (MLP) project brings together physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and paralegals to address social and environmental determinants of poor health that may have a legal remedy, including: substandard housing conditions; domestic violence; food, income, and housing insecurity; improper denials of Medicaid and disability benefits; and failure to provide children with the special educational services to which they are entitled. Our Medical-Legal Partnership project is expanding across the state. Here is a list of our current partnerships:






​Apply for help by phone
Toll-free: 1-866-219-LANC (5262)

All other calls
Toll-free: 1-800-331-7594
Local: 919-688-6396​​​