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:
The Pro Bono Project
Attn: Intake Coordinator
615 Baronne Street, Suite 203
New Orleans, LA 70113
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 firstname.lastname@example.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.
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.
- Adoption Questionnaire
- Bankruptcy Questionnaire
- Child Custody Questionnaire
- Child Support Questionnaire
- Divorce Questionnaire
- Divorcio/Separación Cuestionario
Additional Client Resources
Emergency Civil Legal Problems
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC)
Civil Rights Violations/Unlawful Discrimination
American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana
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)
Criminal Legal Problems
Orleans Indigent Defender Program
Jefferson Indigent Defender Program
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:
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.