What We Do

In 2023, we managed over 25,000 cases, empowering more than 65,000 individuals to understand and assert their rights. Our efforts extended to over 30,000 children in North Carolina. Our top service areas included issues such as domestic abuse, eviction, immigration/naturalization, federally subsidized housing, and criminal record expungement.

Within this framework, we addressed the unique challenges faced by our clients, whose average household income stood at $21,635 annually, reflecting 102.9% of the federal poverty level.

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.