Neighborhood Legal Services (Allegheny County)

General Contact Information

928 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

How to Get Help

928 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number 866-761-6572 or 412-255-6700

Please have all documents relating to case avaialble.


Request for services may be made by telephone using the toll free number 1-866-761-6572 or 412-255-6700 Monday-Friday, 9:00AM-1:00PM.


Clients for the Elder Law Project Program may register for service at Senior Centers.

Clients for the Protection from Abuse Program may register for service at Family Court.

Phone Number (412) 255-6700
  • Monday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Friday 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please have any documents relating to your case available.


Telephone intake and brief service provided.

928 Penn Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Phone Number 866-761-6572 or 412-255-6700

Brief general presentation followed by 10-15 minute interview with individual attorney.

Who We Are

Neighborhood Legal Services provides free civil legal services to low income individuals and families who are unable to afford a private attorney. Depending on the particular civil legal problems, they may provide direct representation, advice, assistance in self-representation, brief service/limited legal assistance or referral to a private attorney (including free and reduced-fee). They also provide community education on legal topics.

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Who We Serve

  • Allegheny County
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Free interpretation services are provided to those with limited English abilities and the hearing-impaired.

Income Guidelines

Asset limits vary according to family size.

Victims of domestic violence will be represented free of charge regardless of income.

Elderly Law and Protection from Abuse Programs have no income and asset limits.

Clients are responsible for court fees if not waived by In Forma Pauperis Petitions.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level 125
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: Prisoner

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Last Review and Update: Jul 15, 2022
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