More Justice, Less Poverty

The Legal Aid Justice Center has been providing legal representation for low-income individuals in Virginia since 1967. Our mission is to serve those in our communities who have the least access to legal resources. Read more about our mission.

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We provide low-income Virginians with civil legal assistance for housing, public benefits, employment and consumer protection cases.
We serve the low-income elderly population through direct legal services, community outreach and education, and advocacy for reform.
We advocate to ensure that Virginia’s most vulnerable young people receive the services and support they need to lead successful lives.
We help people with problems related to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, disabilities, TANF, SNAP (food stamps), and medical insurance.
We help low-income immigrants find justice and fair treatment – representing clients with legal issues and promoting systemic reform.
We aim to improve conditions and protect the rights of those in institutional facilities, incl. prisons, jails, and mental health hospitals.

Civil Advocacy

We provide low-income Virginians with civil legal assistance for housing, public benefits, employment and consumer protection cases.

Elder Law

We serve the low-income elderly population through direct legal services, community outreach and education, and advocacy for reform.

JustChildren

We advocate to ensure that Virginia’s most vulnerable young people receive the services and support they need to lead successful lives.

Health Advocacy

We help people with problems related to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, disabilities, TANF, SNAP (food stamps), and medical insurance.

Immigrant Advocacy

We help low-income immigrants find justice and fair treatment – representing clients with legal issues and promoting systemic reform.

Institutionalized Persons

We aim to improve conditions and protect the rights of those in institutional facilities, incl. prisons, jails, and mental health hospitals.
We provide low-income Virginians with civil legal assistance for housing, public benefits, employment and consumer protection cases.
We serve the low-income elderly population through direct legal services, community outreach and education, and advocacy for reform.
We advocate to ensure that Virginia’s most vulnerable young people receive the services and support they need to lead successful lives.
We help people with problems related to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, disabilities, TANF, SNAP (food stamps), and medical insurance.
We help low-income immigrants find justice and fair treatment – representing clients with legal issues and promoting systemic reform.
We aim to improve conditions and protect the rights of those in institutional facilities, incl. prisons, jails, and mental health hospitals.
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A Night Out For Justice – Feb. 25

Night out sm squareTickets are on sale now for A Night Out For Justice. Join us at the home of Karen and Carter Beauford on Feb. 25th for an evening with Morris Dees, founder of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

There will be an auction where you can bid on dinner with some of our justice-minded local celebrities – Dahlia Lithwick, Sandy Hausman, Tim Longo, and Julian Bond & Pam Horowitz.

Food and beverage pairings by Parallel 38.

More info and tickets.

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