Legal Aid - Community Organizations

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Conservation Law Center

Websitehttps://conservationlawcenter.org
Address116 S Indiana Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47408
Description

 

Conservation Law Center provides legal counsel without charge to conservation organizations, works to improve conservation law and policy, and offers law students clinical experience in the practice of law and the profession's public service tradition.

ContactLily Bonwich
admin [at] conservationlawcenter.org
812-856-0229
Year Established2005
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Counsel in the Court

Websitehttp://www.d10probono.org/
AddressJustice Building
301 North College Avenue
Bloomington, IN 47404-3843
Description

Law students who conduct interviews and do forms for people for family law. A lawyer oversees the work, double checks the forms, and gives advice to walk-in clients. People who want help should bring all documents they have connected with their legal problem for maximum efficiency

ContactDiane Walker (Program Director)
dist10probono [at] gmail.com
812-339-3610
Community Organizations Subjects

District 10 Pro Bono Project

Websitehttp://www.d10probono.org
Address301 N. College Ave, Room 321
Bloomington, IN 47404
Additional AddressP.O. Box 8382
Bloomington, IN 47407
Description

Matches low-income clients with volunteer attorneys in the community who will take the case for free. For civil cases only. This organization serves Lawrence, Greene, Owen and Monroe Counties.

ContactDiane Walker
dist10probono [at] gmail.com
812-339-3610
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Indiana Legal Services - Indiana Justice Center

Websitehttps://www.indianalegalservices.org
AddressCollege Square, second floor
214 S. College Ave.
Bloomington, IN 47404
Description

 

Indiana Legal Services (ILS) is a nonprofit law firm that provides free civil legal assistance to eligible low-income people throughout the state of Indiana. ILS helps clients who are faced with legal problems that harm their ability to have such basics as food, shelter, income, medical care or personal safety. Most of the cases ILS handles are cases such as family law where there is domestic violence, housing, consumer law, access to health care, and access to government benefits. ILS does not handle any criminal matters.

ContactNorman P. Metzger (Executive Director)
812-339-7668
Additional Contact800-822-4774
Community Organizations Subjects

Indiana University Student Legal Services

Websitehttps://studentaffairs.indiana.edu/student-support/legal-services/index.html
Address703 E. 7th St.
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

For IU students only. Prospective clients should visit the Student Legal services office in person or online. Intake forms are available on the website.

Contact812-855-7867
Community Organizations Subjects

Justice Unlocked

Websitehttps://justiceunlocked.com
Address4304 E 3rd Street
Bloomington, IN 47404
Additional Address#2058 520 South Walnut St.
Bloomington, IN 47401
Description

Justice Unlocked is a nonprofit law firm in Bloomington. We were established in November 2015 to address the justice gap in Monroe and surrounding counties for those who do not qualify for free legal services but are unable to pay the standard fee of an attorney. We handle divorces, custody, adoption, criminal matters, small claims, pro se, or landlord tenant law. Call us to day to schedule a free intake to see if we can help!

ContactJamie Sutton
outreach [at] justiceunlocked.com
812-269-8277
Year Established2015
Incorporation StatusExempt
Community Organizations Subjects

SCORE Bloomington

Websitehttps://southeastindiana.score.org
Address216 West Allen St
Bloomington, IN 47403
Description

 SCORE "Counselors to America's Small Business" is America's premier source of free & confidential small business advice for entrepreneurs. SCORE is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization formed in 1964 to help small businesses flourish. SCORE provides a public service to America by offering free small business advice and training.

Contactscore527 [at] sbcglobal.net
812-334-2392
Community Organizations Subjects

Shalom Community Center

Websitehttp://shalomcommunitycenter.org/
Address620 S. Walnut
P.O. Box 451
Bloomington, IN 47402
Description

 

The Shalom Community Center is dedicated to relieving the plight of those experiencing homelessness and poverty in South Central Indiana. Since access to food, housing, education, and health and human services are fundamental human rights; we seek to meet these basic needs. As a non profit resource center, we deliver social services directly and in collaboration with other agencies in a respectful and secure environment. We advocate for the most vulnerable among us and promote activities that empower people to develop their assets to the fullest extent possible.

ContactForrest Gilmore (Executive Director)
812-334-5734
Additional ContactShalom Day Center, Dining Hall, and Administrative
Incorporation StatusIncorporated
Community Organizations Subjects

Tenant Assistance Project

Websitehttps://www.law.indiana.edu/academics/experiential-education/projects/tenant.shtml
AddressIndiana University Maurer School of Law - Bloomington
211 S. Indiana Ave
Bloomington, IN 47405
Description

 

IU Maurer School of Law students work out of Bloomington's Justice Building to assist tenants who face an immediate threat of eviction. TAP offers quality, one time legal information, advice, and representation at the Justice Building. The program does not provide legal help or referrals during other times.

ContactJennifer Prusak (Faculty Advisor)
jennifer.prusak [at] ilsi.net
812-339-7668
Community Organizations Subjects