111 North Fifth Street, Suite 100
Minneapolis MN 55403
Legal Aid offers free civil legal assistance to low-income people in many areas of law such as: evictions and landlord abuse, foreclosure rights, public and Section 8 housing, housing discrimination, denial of public benefits, divorce, child custody and support, domestic abuse, disability, debt collection and unfair loans, immigration, and youth- and elder-related issues.
Helps low-income individuals and families get the legal help they need within a 21-county service area throughout central Minnesota. Serves clients from offices in Minneapolis, St. Cloud and Willmar. Providing service in family, housing, government benefit, consumer, and employment law.
Emergency legal services, including Orders for Protection are continuing, and are being done remotely as much as possible and using electronic signatures on forms when possible. They continue to work with the court system on hearings
Tubman helps women, men, youth and families who have experienced relationship violence, elder abuse, addiction, sexual exploitation or other forms of trauma. Tubman provides safe shelter, legal services, mental and chemical health counseling, elder abuse resources, youth programming and community education, including public information campaigns to provide community members the information and support they need to get or give help.
Intakes Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursdays 1:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Immigrant Law Center of Minnesota (ILCM) provides legal assistance to low-income immigrants and refugees in Minnesota.
Detention Intake – if you are detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) or calling on behalf of someone in the custody of ICE, please call 651-641-1011 during the following hours to receive assistance: Mondays: 2-4 p.m., Thursdays 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
In partnership with the Volunteer Lawyers Network, The Legal Rights Center provides regular Criminal Expungement Seminars on the first Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. at the Minneapolis Urban League (2100 Plymouth Ave. No. Minneapolis MN 55411
Intake line is open and they are serving clients remotely! Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday from 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Matches low-income clients with volunteer attorneys for free civil legal services, from advice to full representation, civil issues, such as housing, bankruptcy, family, debt collection, immigration, employment, real estate, etc. No criminal matters, personal injury, worker’s compensation, legal or medical malpractice.
VLN does not help with: Criminal Defense, fee-generating cases (medical malpractice, car collisions), public benefits, wills and estates, business/non-profit owner assistance.
445 Minnesota St, Suite 2300
St. Paul, MN 55101-1515
Minnesota Crime Victims Reparations Board
If you or someone you know has been the victim of a violent crime in Minnesota the compensation program may be able to help. The Crime Victims Reparations Board provides financial help to victims and their families for losses incurred as a result of the crime.
Crimes involving an injury or death. Such as: Homicide, Assault, Child Abuse, Sexual Assault, Robbery, Kidnapping, Domestic Abuse, Stalking, Criminal Vehicular Operation and Drunk Driving.
Crime must have occurred in Minnesota, crime must have been reported to the police within 30 days, claim must be filed within 3 years, victim must cooperate fully with police and prosecutor, victim must not have committed a crime or contributed through misconduct.