Healthcare Access

Look here for resources on Medicaid, Medicare and the Federal Health Insurance Marketplace® (HealthCare.gov).

NC Navigator Helpline

Toll-Free: 1 (855) 733-3711

9:00 AM – 5:00 PM, Monday – Friday

​Free help enrolling in affordable health insurance on the Health Insurance Marketplace (HealthCare.gov). Learn more: NC Navigator Consortium

Legal Aid NC Helpline

Toll-Free: 1 (866) 219-LANC (5262)

8:30 AM – 4:00 PM, Monday – Friday
5:30 PM – 8:30 PM, Monday & Thursday

Apply for free help with civil (non-criminal) legal issues. Those 60 and older should call the Senior Helpline.

​​​We provide free legal help to low-income North Carolinians in civil cases involving basic human needs like safety, shelter, income and more.

Medicaid Rights Clinics

Attend our FREE Medicaid Managed Care Clinic to learn about NC Medicaid’s transformation to managed care. On July 1, 2021, approximately 1.6 million North Carolinians who receive Medicaid benefits were…

Category Name Organization
Affordable Care Act Free Help With the Health Insurance Marketplace® HealthCare.gov (Affordable Care Act) Insurance Coverage Legal Aid of North Carolina
Medicaid Medicaid Eligibility Legal Aid of North Carolina
Medicare Medicare and Seniors' Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) NC Department of Insurance
Medicaid NC Medicaid Ombudsman NC Medicaid Ombudsman
Medicaid Represent Yourself at a Medicaid Hearing Legal Aid of North Carolina
Medicaid Transitional Medicaid Assistance Legal Aid of North Carolina

Our projects focus on unique client populations and special areas of law.

Medical-Legal Partnership

About 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…

NC Navigator Consortium

Legal Aid of North Carolina is the leader of the NC Navigator Consortium, a group of health care, social service and legal aid organizations​ that provides free, in-person help to…

Learn about your rights in the workplace, what impacts the COVID-19 pandemic is having on unemployment benefits.
Learn how to file a child custody action in court without an attorney. We will also discuss claims for visitation and emergency custody.