More Justice, Less Poverty

The Legal Aid Justice Center has been providing legal representation for low-income individuals in Virginia since 1967. Our mission is to seek equal justice for all by solving clients’ legal problems, strengthening the voices of low-income communities, and rooting out the inequities that keep people in poverty. Read more about our mission.

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Civil Advocacy

We provide low-income Virginians with civil legal assistance for housing, public benefits, employment and consumer protection cases.

Elder Law

We serve the low-income elderly population through direct legal services, community outreach and education, and advocacy for reform.


We advocate to ensure that Virginia’s most vulnerable young people receive the services and support they need to lead successful lives.

Health Advocacy

We help people with problems related to Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security, disabilities, TANF, SNAP (food stamps), and medical insurance.

Immigrant Advocacy

We help low-income immigrants find justice and fair treatment – representing clients with legal issues and promoting systemic reform.

Institutionalized Persons

We aim to improve conditions and protect the rights of those in institutional facilities, incl. prisons, jails, and mental health hospitals.
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justice-for-aziz-brothersWe are grateful to everyone who visited our campaign page, made a gift, voiced words of support , and showed compassion for the Aziz brothers and the thousands who experienced similar ordeals. This is only the beginning.

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