Volunteer Guide

Legal Services of Central Louisiana

  • Location:
    1808 Jackson Street
    Alexandria, LA 71301-6434
  • Phone:
    (318) 443-7281
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (318) 443-9516
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Services of Central Louisiana, a division of Acadiana Legal Service Corporation, provides legal advice and ongoing representation in civil cases to low-income and elderly residents of Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, LaSalle, Rapides, Vernon and Winn parishes. An applicant must be a U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident.

Counties served: Avoyelles, Catahoula, Concordia, Grant, La Salle, Rapides, Vernon, Winn

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Eligibility for services depends on producible documentation and status of client. Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions. We do not charge for services, but client may be responsible for court costs.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 5
Is organization BIA recognized? No
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 3

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes