Get Help in

Find local resources for legal, financial, or other issues.

Last updated on July 3, 2020

Legal Help in Maryland

for assistance with housing, benefits, work, domestic violence, custody, discrimination, and other issues

Maryland Legal Aid

https://www.mdlab.org(410) 951-7777

Serves all local counties and cities

The People's Law Library of Maryland

https://www.peoples-law.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Maryland Courts Self-Help

https://mdcourts.gov/legalhelp

Serves all local counties and cities

Maryland Free Legal Answers online clinic

https://maryland.freelegalanswers.org/

Serves all local counties and cities

Public Justice Center free housing help line

https://www.publicjustice.org/en/legal_help/housing/(410) 625-9409

Serves local areas: Baltimore area

Montgomery County Office of Landlord-Tenant Affairs, Dept. of Housing and Community Affairs

https://www3.montgomerycountymd.gov/311/SolutionView.aspx?SolutionId=1-3ENEJ240-777-0311

Serves Montgomery County

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from Hello Landlord

https://hellolandlord.org/

Serves all of US

Tenant-landlord letter-writing tool from No Rent

https://www.norent.org/en/

Serves all of US


Financial Assistance for Housing in Maryland

for help paying rent, utilities, and other housing-related costs

211 Maryland

https://211md.org/Call 2-1-1

Serves all local counties and cities

National United Way/211

https://www.unitedway.org/find-your-united-wayCall 2-1-1Text your Zip Code to 898-211

Serves all of US

Find Help/Aunt Bertha services directory

https://findhelp.org

Serves all of US

Catholic Charities services and assistance

https://www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Serves all of US


Other Services to Help in Maryland

for domestic violence, health coverage, food benefits, mental health, and other issues

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

https://suicidepreventionlifeline.org1-800-273-8255

Serves all of US

National Domestic Violence Hotline

https://www.thehotline.org/1-800-799-7233Text LOVEIS 22-522

Serves all of US

Crisis Text Line for mental health support

https://www.crisistextline.org/Text HOME to 741-741

Serves all of US

CDC + Apple COVID-19 Screening Tool

https://www.apple.com/covid19

Serves all of US

Serves all of US

Medicare & Medicaid Services' Insure Kids Now page

https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/

Serves all of US

USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, or food stamps)

https://www.fns.usda.gov/snap/recipient/eligibility

Serves all of US