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How to Get Help - Applications for Services

Follow These Steps

The Pro Bono Project provides service for residents in the following parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, and Washington. We will inquire about your income to determine eligibility. 

See applications and questionnaires below.  Complete application in its entirety (call us if you have any questions).  Proof of income is required.  Make copies of your income evidence (SSI award letters; paystubs).  Never submit original documents.

You can submit your completed application:

Via mail: 

The Pro Bono Project
Attn: Intake Coordinator
935 Gravier Street, Suite 1340
New Orleans, LA  70112

Via email by scanning or taking a GOOD photograph of the application - click the following link for the email account - The Pro Bono Project  or email intake@probono-no.org

Via fax:

504-566-0518

Questions?  Call us at 504.581.4043. All application are processed in the order in which they are received.  We will contact you regarding next steps.

Applications

The process of submitting a request for legal assistance from The Pro Bono Project is called intake.  All information must be complete or we may not process your intake. Proof of income is required upon submitting request for our assistance.  

If your issue is on Adoption, Bankruptcy, Child Custody, Child Support, or Divorce, you must complete the additional questionnaire.  Do not forget to include the Client Intake form from above when you submit your application.  

Additional Client Resources

Emergency Civil Legal Problems
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
504.529.1000

Discrimination/Employment Discrimination
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
504.589.2329

Civil Rights Violations/Unlawful Discrimination
American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana
504.522.0617

Fee Generating Cases/Complex Cases
New Orleans Bar Association
Lawyer Referral Service (call to get referrals to attorneys who can
represent you on a contingency basis or on a sliding scale fee)
504.561.8828

Criminal Legal Problems
Orleans Indigent Defender Program
504.821.8101

Jefferson Indigent Defender Program
504.364.2820

Online Resources 

The following are resources available through various nonprofit agencies in Louisiana.  These are great resources for all citizens of our state:  

Legal Proof: http://legalproofapp.net/ - "Track the Evidence - Be Prepared in Court!" Upload photos and email to your landlord, spouse, friend, or yourself!  Create new proof in the following areas of law:

Divorce

Custody/Visitation

Domestic Violence

Wills/Probate/Succession

Landlord/Tenant

Property Damage

Medical/Disability 

Louisiana Law Help - http://louisianalawhelp.org/ - LawHelp.Org is an online resource for people living on low-incomes and the legal organizations that serve them. LawHelp.org provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, self-help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more.  Southeast Louisiana Legal Services Corporation administers Louisiana's LawHelp Project, which is made possible by funding from Legal Services Corporation and the Louisiana Bar Foundation.