Free, Walk-in Legal Clinics

The DC Volunteer Lawyers Project offers free, walk-in clinics throughout the District to make it easy for domestic violence victims and caregivers of at-risk children to speak with a caring and experienced lawyer. All conversations are absolutely confidential and no appointment is necessary!

Feel free to call one of our trained advocates for more information at one of the numbers below or email us at clinic@dcvlp.org. We are here to help!

Domestic Violence Resource Clinic in Southwest DC

Wednesdays 1-3:30 pm

DCVLP lawyers help with protection orders, custody, child support and divorce. Other onsite services included housing assistance from DASH, counseling from My Sister’s Place and safety planning, crisis intervention and social services referrals from our Client Advocate. Servicios en español. Please call ahead for other languages.

Directions
Westminster Presbyterian Church
400 I St SW, Wash. DC
Waterfront metro stop
Map

Call (202) 425-7573

Family Legal Clinic @ Community of Hope

Fridays 10-1 pm

DCVLP lawyers help victims with protection orders, custody, child support and divorce and caregivers of at-risk children with questions about custody. Our onsite partners, Community of Hope and Martha’s Table, offer emotional wellness, pre-natal assistance, housing assistance, childcare, a food market, and other supportive services.

Directions
Community of Hope
2375 Elvans Rd SE, Wash. DC 20020
DC Circulator to Stanton & Elvans
Free street parking available
Map

Call (202) 618-9691

Family Legal Clinic @ Children’s National Medical Center

1st Thursday of month 9-12 pm

DCVLP lawyers help victims with protection orders, custody, child support and divorce and caregivers of at-risk children with questions about custody. This service is completely confidential and will not be shared with anyone at CNMC or anyone else.

Directions
Child & Adolescent Protection Center on 1st Floor*
111 Michigan Ave NW, Wash. DC 20010
H1, H2, H3 or H4 Bus to Michigan Ave NW & Children’s
Garage parking available
MapFloor Plan of CNMC

*Proceed to welcome desk for a visitor pass first.

Call (202) 618-9691

Domestic Violence Protection Order Clinic @ Court

Opening September 30 at 8:45 am. Other dates and times TBD.

Directions
Moultrie Courthouse
500 Indiana Ave NW, Wash. DC 20002
Clinic is located near Courtroom 114
Metro Red Line Judiciary Square Station (once in the station, take exit marked “DC Courthouses”)
For more public transportation options and a map, click here.