Free, Walk-In Clinics

for Domestic Violence Victims & Caregivers of At-risk Children

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 confidential. No appointment necessary! See below for a list of our clinics or click on the buttons for more information.

Domestic Violence Resource Clinic, Westminster Presbyterian Church

400 I St SW, DC
Wednesdays 1-3:30pm

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. Map

Call (202) 425-7573 or email us at clinic@dcvlp.org

Family Legal Clinic, The Commons at Stanton Square

2375 Elvans Rd SE
Washington, DC 20020
Fridays 10-2pm (call-in at (202) 899-1070)
DC Circulator to Stanton & Elvans / Street parking

DCVLP lawyers help victims with protection orders, custody, child support and divorce and caregivers of at-risk children with questions about custody. You may also call our client advocate for an appointment. Our onsite partners, Community of Hope and Martha’s Table, offer behavior wellness, food assistance and other supportive services. Map

Call Call (202) 618-9691 to speak to Kate, our Client Advocate

Family Legal Clinic, Children’s National Medical Center

111 Michigan Ave NW
Washington, DC 20010
Thursdays 9-12 pm
Bus: H1, H2, H3 or H4 to Michigan Ave NW & Children’s
Parking: Garage parking

DCVLP lawyers help victims with protection orders, custody, child support and divorce and caregivers of at-risk children with questions about custody. You may also call our client advocate for an appointment.

The Family Legal Clinic is at the Child and Adolescent Protection Center (CAPC) within Children’s National Medical Center. All visitors must get a visitor sticker when they first enter the hospital at the welcome desk. The welcome desk can also provide directions to CAPC, which is down the hall, on the first floor. When you get to CAPC, tell the person at the desk you’re there for DCVLP.

Call Call (202) 618-9691 to speak to Kate, our Client Advocate

Domestic Violence Intake Center, DC Superior Court

500 Indiana Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Mondays

If you need a civil protection order (which orders your abuser to “stay away” from you), visit the Domestic Violence Intake Center which is staffed by DCVLP lawyers on most Mondays. Map