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How We Can Help

Vermont Legal Aid and Law Line of Vermont provide free civil (non-criminal) legal help to low-income people who live in Vermont. There is no charge for our services.

We can't help everyone who needs assistance. Most of our projects have income limits, and we do not have enough attorneys to help everyone who calls us.

Please contact us to find out if we can help you. We may be able to give you advice or tell you where to find information to help you represent yourself in court.

How to Reach Us

Use our step-by-step guide to finding legal information and fill out a form to ask for legal advice. Click to use the Find Legal Help tool.

Call 1-800-889-2047 to find out how we can help you.

Our phone lines are busy! You may not be able to reach us right away, so don't wait until the last minute to call us about an emergency!


We answer incoming calls at the following times:

  • Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Thursday from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

If you need to call us at other times, you can leave a message. We will call you back as soon as we can. Be sure to leave your phone number and the best time to reach you.

If you don't speak English, get help to ask for an interpreter. We will provide one free of charge.

Updated: Sep 01, 2017