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NJP provides legal assistance to eligible low-income families and individuals needing help with civil (non-criminal) legal problems in Washington state. View our Frequently Asked Questions for more info on the services we provide. If you're facing eviction, use our Eviction Help app.

Apply Online

You can begin the application process for legal aid through CLEAR*Online. You will answer questions about your finances and legal problem.

If you need help with a consumer (including debt collection, consumer fraud), housing, special education or government benefits problem, NJP will call you. 

If you have a different legal problem, you will be directed to call the CLEAR Hotline or another legal aid program to finish the intake process. 

Call Us

Outside of King County, call the CLEAR Hotline at 1-888-201-1014 weekdays between 9:15 am and 12:15 pm. 

In King County call 2-1-1. 2 1 1 is open weekdays 8:00 am  - 6:00 pm. 2 1 1 will identify and refer you to the appropriate legal aid provider.

Seniors (age 60 and over) can also call CLEAR*Sr at 1-888-387-7111 (statewide)

Facing Foreclosure? Call 1-800-606-4819

Deaf, hard of hearing or speech impaired callers can call CLEAR or 2-1-1 (or toll-free 1-877-211-9274) using the relay service of their choice.

2 1 1 and CLEAR will provide interpreters.

Legal Information

Washington LawHelp is a library of free "know your rights" articles, videos, court forms and do-it-yourself packets covering many common legal issues such as family law, housing, public benefits and money/debt problems.

This site also includes a directory of legal aid programs in Washington state. It's a good place to start researching your legal issue.