Loyola College of Law Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program
Tax preparation sessions, available to people with low to modest incomes, will be held on Saturdays from 10am to 2pm and Mondays and Thursdays from 5pm to 7pm. The sessions begin on Saturday, January 31 and continue through Monday, April 13. more
The VITA office is located at Loyola University New Orleans College of Law, 526 Pine Street Room 153.The general contact number for is 504-861-5668.
Those who attend the tax preparation sessions should bring identification,
Social Security cards for each person on their tax returns, and all of their
tax documents including W-2 forms, 1099 forms, Social Security statements
and so on.This service is free. less
Road Home Asssistance with the Loyola Law Clinic
The Loyola Law Clinic will provide free Road Home assistance July 15, 22, and 29 from 10am-2pm at JuJu Bag Cafe, 5363 Franklin Ave. Call (504) 861-5596 for more information.
Lawyer Referral Service
The nonprofit New Orleans Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service provides referrals to people needing private practice attorneys in Southeast Louisiana or government, social and legal services in the metro area. moreThe Modest Means program offers reduced fee lawyers depending on household size and income: available only in Family Law and Successions.
For legal information, visit our Consumer Legal Resource
Call (504) 561-8828 weekdays, 9 a.m.to 5 p.m.or email
Young Lawyers Division
The Young Lawyers Division of the Louisiana State Bar Association, in collaboration with FEMA, provides legal counseling and referrals to residents. moreCall (800) 310-7029, 8 a.m.to 8 p.m.daily except Sundays. less
Community Center of St Bernard
The Community Center of St. Bernard provides various resources for residents of the greater New Orleans area including free computer and internet access, distribution of nonperishable food items, weekly community meals, free long distance phone calls, free legal aid, wireless internet access, and more.
1107 LeBeau Street
Arabi, LA 70032
Call (504) 281-2512 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Advocacy Center Louisiana
The Advocacy Center offers services to seniors and people with disabilities. moreServices include legal representation, information and referral, and outreach.Call (504) 522-2337 or (800) 960-7705. less
Legal Aid Bureau
The Legal Aid Bureau offers assistance with FEMA and Road Home applications and appeals.
4713 Utica Street
Metairie, La. more70006
Free Legal Assistance for Local Artists
The Entertainment Law Legal Assistance Project (ELLA) offers low to moderate income artists, musicians, writers, performing artists, and filmmakers free legal advice and assistance for Copyright and Intellectual Property, Contract Review, Business Incorporation/Formation, Business Disputes, Licensing Issues,
Assistance is available every Friday from 9:00 a.m. moreto 12:00 p.m.at the Arts Council of New Orleans (818 Howard Ave, Suite 300), and from 1:30 to 4:30 at Tipitina’s Music Office Co-Op (501 Napoleon Ave).
To schedule an appointment call The Arts Council of New Orleans: 523-1465 or email to email@example.com less
Tax Assistance at Loyola
Loyola Law School Campus
501 Pine Street
5pm – 7pm weekdays
9am – 2pm Saturdays
Call 861-5568 for more information
Volunteers will answer your questions and help you fill out your tax forms for free.
Common Ground Free Legal Clinic in New Orleans
Common Ground Collective offers free legal advice at 1800 Deslonde Street in the Lower 9th Ward on Wednesdays from 9-3 and Saturdays from 12-3. moreCall 504-717-7324 for more information or to make an appointment. less
LawHelp.org – Rental Law
LawHelp.Org is an online resource for people living on low-incomes and the legal organizations that serve them. moreLawHelp.org provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, self-help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more. Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation administers Louisiana’s LawHelp Project, which is made possible by funding from Legal Services Corporation and the Louisiana Bar Foundation. less
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
New Orleans Legal Assistance (NOLAC) provides free legal aid to low-income people in the New Orleans region (including St. Tammany, St. Bernard, Jefferson, Plaquemines, and St. Charles Parishes). moreAreas of assistance include FEMA recoupment/repayment claims, successions (gaining clear title to Katrina-damaged homes), eviction Defense, Road Home issues, mortgage company disputes, food stamps, SSI, and other benefits problems, and more.
Contact the New Orleans office at 504-529-1000 or visit the website for information on other locations. less
Birth Certificates and Vital Records
You can obtain a copy of birth certificates, marriage licenses, or other vital records in person, by mail, or online. moreVisit the DHH website for locations and fees. less