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Social Services Resources for Worcester County

This guide is meant to gather resources for various social services in the county and the area, including housing, medical, substance abuse, immigration and more.

Pro-bono and Low Cost Legal Assistance

*Please note, these sources are provided solely for the purpose of information, and are not to be considered legal advice. If you require legal advice, please consult an attorney.*

People's Law Library of Maryland

"The purpose of the People's Law Library is to provide self-represented litigants in Maryland state courts information about the law, including summaries of the law, links to primary and secondary legal sources and referrals for legal services."

Website: 

https://www.peoples-law.org/

Maryland Courts: Self-Help

Website: 

https://mdcourts.gov/helpcenter

Self-help resources on a variety of topics, including housing. 

Maryland Fair Housing

Website: 

https://www.fairhousingmd.org/about/fair-housing/

The Fair Housing program provides education to housing consumers about how to recognize the subtle ways housing discrimination happens, and how to report suspicious actions and policies.  We also investigate complaints and assist victims of housing discrimination. In addition, housing providers, lenders, and insurance companies are educated by our staff to understand their responsibilities under Fair Housing laws.

Maryland Free Legal Answers-A Service of the American Bar Association

Website: 

https://maryland.freelegalanswers.org/

"How the service works:

1.) Answer a few questions to see if you qualify to use this service.

2.) Ask our volunteer attorneys a specific question about your civil legal issue.

3.)You'll receive an email telling you when your question receives a response.

4.) See the response to your question; ask more questions."

 

Maryland Legal Aid

201 E Main ST
Salisbury, MD 21801

Local Phone Number: (410) 546-5511
Toll Free Phone Number: (800) 444-4099

Website:

 https://www.mdlab.org/

Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM

Walk-In Intake Hours:

Monday – Thursday 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM

Telephone Intake Hours:
Monday – Thursday 09:30AM - 4PM

"Maryland Legal Aid provides a full range of free civil legal services to financially eligible individuals from 12 office locations. Our legal work helps to protect peoples’ basic needs and human rights."

 

Maryland Volunteer Lawyer Service

201 North Charles Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21201

Administrative Phone: (410) 539-6800

Intake Phone: (410) 547-6537 or (800) 510-0050

Website:

 https://mvlslaw.org/

Email: info@mvlslaw.org

Mon-Thurs 9AM-12PM

"The mission of Maryland Volunteer Lawyers Services (MVLS) is to connect low-income Marylanders with volunteer lawyers and community partners to deliver free civil legal assistance because there should be justice for all, not just for those who can afford it."

 

Worcester County Library - 307 North Washington Street, Snow Hill, Maryland 21863 Email: contact@worcesterlibrary.org | Phone: 410-632-2600 | Fax: 410-632-1159