Community Justice Project (Pittsburgh)

Who We Are

Community Justice Project provides free legal help to low income people with the following:

EMPLOYMENT: if you do not receive minimum wage or overtime or you are treated unfairly in the workplace

LEAD CONTAMINATION: if you believe that water or paint on the walls in your home may be contaminated with lead and it is affecting your children’s health 

HOUSING if repairs to your mobile home or apartment are not made, incorrect rent has been demanded, or eviction has been threatened

LANGUAGE ACCESS: if an agency or government office is not providing needed translation into your native language

DISCRIMINATION: if you feel you have been discriminated against due to race, ethnicity, disability or other illegal reason​




IMMIGRATION: they provide direct legal services in the following areas in our Reading office:   

• Citizenship services

• Renewal of work permits

• U-visa:  U-visas are temporary visas available to victims of crimes and their immediate family members, who have been abused and are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime.​​

• T-visa:  T-visas are temporary visas available to victims of trafficking who are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of trafficking.

• VAWA: VAWA visas are permanent visas available to non-citizens who were abused by their spouse, child, or parent, if the abuser is a U.S. citizen or, in some cases, a Green-card resident.

• General immigration guidance and referrals

Who We Serve

  • Adams County
  • Allegheny County
  • Armstrong County
  • Beaver County
  • Bedford County
  • Berks County
  • Blair County
  • Bradford County
  • Bucks County
  • Butler County
  • Cambria County
  • Cameron County
  • Carbon County
  • Centre County
  • Chester County
  • Clarion County
  • Clearfield County
  • Clinton County
  • Columbia County
  • Crawford County
  • Cumberland County
  • Dauphin County
  • Delaware County
  • Elk County
  • Erie County
  • Fayette County
  • Forest County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Greene County
  • Huntingdon County
  • Indiana County
  • Jefferson County
  • Juniata County
  • Lackawanna County
  • Lancaster County
  • Lawrence County
  • Lebanon County
  • Lehigh County
  • Luzerne County
  • Lycoming County
  • McKean County
  • Mercer County
  • Mifflin County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Montour County
  • Northampton County
  • Northumberland County
  • Perry County
  • Philadelphia County
  • Pike County
  • Potter County
  • Schuylkill County
  • Snyder County
  • Somerset County
  • Sullivan County
  • Susquehanna County
  • Tioga County
  • Union County
  • Venango County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Westmoreland County
  • Wyoming County
  • York County
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Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Civil Legal Services

How to Get Help

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For information about service and direct representation call: 412-434-6002

General Contact Information

Community Justice Project (Pittsburgh)
100 Fifth Avenue (map)
Diamond Building, Suite 900
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Toll Free
Last Review and Update: Mar 12, 2020

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