Disaster Relief

Legal Aid Helpline

8:30 AM - 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM, Monday & Thursday

To apply for free help with civil (non-criminal) legal problems. Learn more: Our Services

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Due to the overwhelming call volume on our helpline, we have temporarily closed our online application to serve as many callers as possible. If you need legal help, call 1-866-219-5262 (toll-free).


Disaster relief videos

Check out our library of over 50 videos on disaster relief issues. Topics include hurricane preparedness, flood recovery, tenant rights, food benefits, property insurance, heir property/clear title issues, FEMA benefits, consumer scams, replacing important government documents, estate planning and more. New videos are added weekly.

How we help

​Legal Aid of North Carolina's Disaster Relief Project provides legal assistance and education to survivors of natural disasters in North Carolina. The project also supports community economic development and long-term recovery in disaster-impacted communities. Learn more on the Disaster Relief Project page. For more information, see our resources below. For assistance, contact our helpline at 866-219-5262 to learn if you qualify for Legal Aid's services.

Want to learn more about the disaster relief project and how we can help with recovery? Click here for details and registration for our free information sessions.

When you are recovering from a disaster, Legal Aid may be able to: