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 project can serve seniors of all income levels, but we prioritize clients with the greatest need.
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
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Senior Legal Helpline
Toll-Free: 1 (877) 579-7562
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM, 1 PM – 3 PM, Monday – Friday
Free legal help for North Carolinians 60 years of age or older. Learn more: Senior Law Project
We provide free legal help to low-income North Carolinians in civil cases involving basic human needs like safety, shelter, income and more.
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