Legal Aid of West Virginia
With 150 full-time staff in 12 offices across West Virginia, Legal Aid of West Virginia (LAWV) is the state's primary provider of civil legal aid and advocacy services. Our mission is to ensure that the most vulnerable among us: low-income families, seniors, victims of domestic violence, and the disabled have an equal shot at justice, in the courtroom and in their communities. Legal Aid also provides behavioral health advocacy and Ombudsman services for nursing home residents.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Community Development, Disability, Education, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
||Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors
||English, Spanish, We use LanguageLine for other languages as well.
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions. Also provides behavioral health advocacy and Ombudsman services for nursing home residents. Please visit the website to apply for legal services online.
||Kate is the Access to Legal Services Manager and Pro Bono contact so she is the go to person for volunteer attorneys