Empowering North Carolina We provide support to North Carolinians who are unable to afford an attorney.

400+ staff, 23+ offices

Stronger than ever with more than 400 staff and offices in 23 counties statewide

Who we help

Our advocates help thousands of victims of abuse, families on the brink of homelessness and others in crisis get the justice that they deserve, with access to housing, education, healthcare, employment, safety from abuse and other life-changing benefits.

We help every North Carolina resident, especially those in deep poverty, access government assistance, healthcare, housing and safe employment.

If you need help with domestic violence, housing, consumer protection, government benefits, health care and more, click here to get help.

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Almost a quarter of North Carolina’s population struggles to make ends meet.


of low-income families will experience at least one civil legal issue a year.

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In three quarters of civil cases, one side is not represented by an attorney.

How we help

With a holistic approach, Legal Aid of North Carolina provides free legal help when people need it most because everyone deserves an advocate when their home, health or livelihood is on the line.

Since 2020, demand for our services has skyrocketed, demonstrating the critical need for civil legal representation in every city and town across North Carolina.

Legal Aid NC’s team of attorneys, paralegals, social workers, staff and pro bono volunteers are committed, hardworking and resourceful. But they can’t do it alone. They need you to stand with them to increase their capacity for services and support.

Ensure that equal justice under the law is a right, not a privilege. Support Legal Aid NC today.