GET LEGAL HELP

If you need free legal assistance in Lackawanna County, you can apply for Lackawanna Pro Bono’s services by calling (570) 961-2714 or visiting our new location, 233 Penn Avenue, Scranton, PA. Office hours are 9AM to 5PM, Monday through Friday.

* * * Please Remember * * *
IF YOU HAVE A LEGAL PROBLEM, IT’S IMPORTANT FOR YOU TO SEEK HELP AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
Lackawanna Pro Bono’s services are only for people who have very low incomes.
Lackawanna Pro Bono does not handle criminal cases.
Lackawanna Pro Bono does not handle cases that are outside Lackawanna County.
Unfortunately, Lackawanna Pro Bono is not able to help everyone.

OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

In addition to Lackawanna Pro Bono, the following organizations also provide free legal assistance to low income people in Lackawanna County:


CIVIL CASES:
North Penn Legal Services (also called “Legal Aid” or “Legal Services”):
(877) 953-4250 or (570) 299-4100 or www.northpennlegal.org

Women’s Resource Center: (570) 346-4671

Mental Health Justice Project (a project of The Advocacy Alliance): (877) 315-6855

Lackawanna County Area Agency on Aging (These services are for senior citizens only): (570) 963-6740

Senior Law Helpline
(This program is run by the Senior Law Center and is for senior citizens only): (877) 727-7529

See also palawhelp.org

CRIMINAL CASES:
Lackawanna County Public Defender’s Office: (570) 963-6761

For people who are able to pay for the services of an attorney and/or have a fee generating case, but need help finding an attorney:
Lackawanna Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service: (570) 969-9600