Senior Law Project

Senior Legal Helpline

Free legal help for North Carolinians aged 60 years or older
Toll-free: 1-877-579-7562
Monday - Friday: 9-11 a.m. & 1-3 p.m.​

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​Legal Aid of North Carolina's Senior Law Project provides free civil legal help to North Carolinians who are 60 years of age or older.

The Senior Law Project helps with:

  • Wills and powers of attorney
  • Public benefits: Medicaid, food stamps, Supplemental Security Income Program, Social Security Disability Insurance and more
  • Abuse and neglect
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Housing: Foreclosure, eviction, subsidized housing, repairs, utilities, etc.
  • Consumer issues
  • Wrongful repossession.

The Senior Law Project operates our Senior Legal Helpline, a toll-free hotline available for seniors across the state.

The project can serve seniors of all income levels, but we prioritize clients with the greatest need.