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