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Some services may be closed or unavailable in-person due to the COVID-19 pandemic and Governor Inslee's Stay Home, Stay Healthy order.

Do you need a lawyer?

Are you low-income and need legal help?

  • Tacoma Pro Bono (formerly Volunteer Legal Services) — Helps with civil legal issues in Pierce County when you cannot afford to hire an attorney. You do not have to a Pierce County resident to get help with your case.
  • Northwest Justice Project CLEAR Project — For low income clients, no criminal law or personal injury, but can give a referral.
  • WA Law Help — WA Law Help is a nonprofit offering low-cost legal assistance in civil (non-criminal) legal matters.

Are you or a family member detained at the Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma?

  • Northwest Immigrant Rights Project, Tacoma Office — Serving only people detained at the NWDC
    • Call 253-383-0519

Are you or a family member a victim of domestic violence?

Are you an immigrant or refugee and need legal assistance?

Are you an undocumented student and need to know your rights?

Are you an undocumented student and need to prepare for an ICE or police raid?

Are you reentering into the community from prison after incarceration?

  • Washington Reentry Guide — quick links to common questions about reentry from experts in Washington state law.
  • WA State Department of Corrections Reentry into the Community page — includes links and info about firearms, explosives, and ammunition possession; voting rights; and other resources.
  • New Connections — Helps people successfully re-enter the community after incarceration.
  • Offers:
    • Pre-release support
    • Clean, sober, and supportive shelter
    • Wrap around services and resource coaching
    • Skill-building opportunities
    • Advocacy and referral services
    • Reentry 101 @ Pierce County Jail
    • Outreach to justice involved people who are experiencing homelessness
  • Community Partnership for Transition Services (CPTS) — A collection of agencies and individuals that work together to support successful transitions for people returning to our communities after incarceration.

Do you need help with your taxes?