Northwestern Legal Services
Northwestern Legal Services assists low-income individuals and families by guiding them through the legal system using advocacy and education to obtain justice, with the goal of improving quality of life and strengthening our communities.
Programs and Services
NWLS provides free legal aid in civil cases to low-income clients in the 10 northwestern counties of PA. Our program staff provide direct representation and counsel, as well as telephone advice and brief services. We connect eligible clients to private attorneys through pro bono programs in several of our counties. We also provide a wide variety of legal educational materials and brochures throughout our six offices and online and participate in various community outreach events.