Free Legal Assistance


On Jan. 27, 10 a.m., the Neighborhood Legal Services Program (NLSP) brings free legal help to Benning Library, 3935 Benning Road NE. Get help with Social Security Income (SSI)/Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) applications, denials and terminations. Learn how to deal with criminal records including: assistance with record sealing; discrimination by landlords and employers or employment background checks. Get help with getting a driver’s or professional license; dealing with delinquent student loans; bad credit reports; wage garnishment; debt collection lawsuits; placement on DC’s Child Protection Register and the recovery of security deposits from former landlords. Walk-ins are welcome; registration is preferred.