Meet with Us
Legal Aid attorneys are available at the following public, subsidized and private housing dockets to provide representation to qualifying low-income individuals.
Meadowview Apartments, Lockhaven Apartments, Woodview Apartments, July 15, at 11 a.m., Newport News General District Court, 2500 Washington Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607.
Virginia Rent Relief Program
Tenants who have experienced a COVID-19 related loss of income and their landlords may obtain help with back rent from Virginia's Rent Relief Program. Apply here.
COVID-19 Pandemic Update
As of June 1, 2021, the Norfolk Office of Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia will reopen to the public. Masks are required. If you need a mask, ask!
As of July 6, 2021, the Williamsburg Office of Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia will reopen to the public. Hours are 9 am - 3 pm. Masks are required. If you need a mask, ask!
At this time, the Hampton and Eastern Shore offices remain closed to the public. However, those offices are still very much open and taking cases. Clients are seen by appointment only.
1) If you are client, contact your casehandler if you need an appointment or to drop off paperwork.
2) If you are client and need to apply for services: apply on-line or call our Central Intake Unit at 757-827-5078. At this time, only Norfolk office is open for walk-in applications.
Information on the Impact of the Closure of the St. Paul's Public Housing Communities
For information on the impact the proposed closure of the St. Paul's public housing communities will have on Norfolk's affordable housing crisis, click here.
Financially Surviving the COVID-19 Pandemic
Business, daycare and school closures have created financial hardships for many that are not easily overcome.
Click here for a complete list of COVID-19 Resouces in our area.
Additionally, Legal Aid Society is open for business and continues to fight for our client communities. If you need legal assistance, click here.
Enrollment begins November 1st. To enroll contact one of the following:
Or call Cover Virginia at: 855-242-8282
The eligibility rules for Medicaid have changed. Regardless of disability or familial status, you may qualify if you make less than:
Need free legal help?
All Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia lobbies are closed to the public due to precautions around the COVID-19 Coronavirus. No walk-in applications are being taken and our lobbies are closed to the public. If you are interested in applying for services, you may contact our Central Intake Unit at 757-827-5078 or you may apply online.
If you are with another legal services program or agency and you would like to refer a client to LASEV, please fax their intake forms to Central Intake at (757) 627-7583.
We assist in civil legal matters only, such as landlord/tenant matters, public benefits, domestic violence, family law, consumer law, collections, estate planning, education and other civil rights and discrimination matters; we do not assist in criminal cases, traffic matters, or personal injury cases.
Free legal information is also available.
Employment Opportunities at LASEV
Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, a non-profit public interest law firm serving the poverty community in civil matters, seeks a staff attorney. Applicants must be licensed in Virginia or have passed the July 2021 Virginia Bar Exam to apply. A passion for justice and a commitment to poverty law is a must. Competitive salary plus excellent benefit package. Mail resume to Administrator, LASEV, 125 St. Paul’s Blvd, Suite 400, Norfolk VA 23510. You may also email to email@example.com. LASEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Legal Aid Society of Eastern Virginia, a non-profit public interest law firm serving the poverty community in civil matters, seeksindividual to perform intake eligibility. SPANISH SPEAKING A PLUS. Must have MS Office knowledge and database experience. Experience preferred, but will train. Entry level position + excellent benefits. Typing required. Mail resume to Administrator, LASEV, 125 St. Paul’s Blvd, Suite 400, Norfolk VA 23510. You may also email to firstname.lastname@example.org. LASEV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.