Please note that VPLC does not provide direct legal representation, except in very limited matters. If this is what you need, please call 1 (866) 534-5243 to reach your local legal aid office. You can also visit for other resources. is a Virginia Partnership for Equal Justice Website Project.  It is an ambitious attempt by Virginia legal aid offices and their partners to provide complete, accurate, up-to-date information on poverty law issues in an interactive and easily accessible format.  The intent is to allow access to this information by legal aid attorneys,pro bono attorneys, clients, advocates and providers of services to legal aid’s traditional client base.

A resource for advocates and others who do pro bono work in the community. The site includes brief banks for legal aid and pro bono attorneys handling poverty law cases, a library of training and CLE materials, a calendar of monthly training and other opportunities, relevant news stories, volunteer opportunities as well as listservs for those listserv members who want to post relevant discussion topics so that other attorneys, staff and advocates can respond and provide feedback.

Lawyer Referral Service


Access to Justice: Free and Low-Cost Legal Resources in Virginia


Learn Your Rights: A Guide for  Youth in Foster Care

Learn Your Rights is a guide for youth in foster care and will help navigate through some of the most commonly asked questions about what to expect while in foster care in Virginia.

Virginia Partnership To Encourage Responsible Lending (VaPERL)

VaPERL’s web site contains a wealth of information on predatory lending, news, fact sheets and stories from victims of payday and car title loans.

Virginia Public Defender Offices

Who Is My Legislator?