What We Do

We provide support to North Carolinians who are unable to afford an attorney. In 2022, we provided legal services to 22,745 people, benefitting 55,166 total individuals, with the legal and non-legal services they need to live safe, stable, self-sufficient, productive and meaningful lives. Here’s how we do it.

​​​We fight for families and protect victims of violence

  • Secure protective orders for victims of domestic violence.
  • Defend victims of violence in child custody disputes.
  • Work with grandparents on guardianship cases.
  • Fight for children’s rights in schools.

We save homes and prevent homelessness

  • Stop illegal evictions.
  • Save homes from foreclosure.
  • Fight housing discrimination.
  • Prevent illegal termination of housing subsidies.
  • Help disaster victims who have lost their homes.

We protect income and ensure economic opportunity

  • Recover illegally denied unemployment benefits.
  • Advise and represent farmworkers in discrimination, wage, housing, and safety matter.
  • Expunge old criminal records to pave the way to employment and self-sufficiency.

See the Difference We’re Making

Learn more in our Annual Report below. Visit our GuideStar page to view our 990s and learn more about our services and accomplishments. 

Non-discrimination Policy

We do not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital or familial status, sexual orientation, or any basis prohibited by law. Read our full Statement and Policy of Non-Discrimination.