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Our Vision: "Justice for All Low-Income People in Washington"


Welcome to the Northwest Justice Project (NJP), Washington’s publicly funded legal aid program.  Each year NJP provides critical civil legal assistance and representation to thousands of low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs such as family safety and security, housing preservation, protection of income, access to health care, education and other basic needs.   Read more »

Please Participate in the Supreme Court's Civil Legal Needs Study

You may be invited to participate in an important effort being undertaken in our state. Under the direction of the Washington State Supreme Court, Washington State University’s Social and Economic Sciences Research Center (WSU-SESRC) is conducting a survey to update our understanding of the unmet civil (non-criminal) legal problems faced by low income residents of our state and the impact these problems have on their ability to address issues affecting their personal and family well-being. Read more »

Wildfires in Pateros and Brewster Area

Links to Important Information about Wildfires in Washington

Series on Debtors Prisons: Court Costs & LFOs

Series on the impact of legal financial obligations for low-income people. Read more »

Help for Victims of Oso Disaster

FEMA has declared a Major Disaster, clearing the way for direct federal assistance available to affected families and individuals. Read more »

Oso Disaster News

Resources for persons affected by the OSO disaster. Read more »

Affordable Care Act

You can apply for Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) ANY TIME during the year.  But unless you meet one of the exceptions below, you can only enroll in a Qualified Health Plan Read more »

Legal Services for Veterans – NJP Expands Project Statewide!

NJP is expanding its legal services for Veterans Project statewide. Read more »

Equal Opportunity, Access & Diversity

Consistent with NJP’s commitment to combat injustice by improving access to our civil justice system, all NJP facilities are accessible, and NJP provides language and sign interpreters for persons needing assistance to access our services. Read more »

Email Notice | Warning!

WARNING! Please do not send requests for legal assistance via email. Unsolicited e-mail is not confidential. If you send e-mail to us that we have not asked you to send, you may be sending information that may be disclosed to others. If you are concerned about confidentiality, do not send confidential information in an email message. No attorney-client relationship is created or assumed to exist between Northwest Justice Project and persons who seek legal help through email. Any information sent to NJP through email is not confidential or subject to the attorney-client privilege unless or until NJP agrees to provide you legal assistance.