How Do I Apply? Am I Eligible?
NOTE: The online application is temporarily closed. Please apply by phone.
Apply by phone Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., or apply online anytime for non-emergency legal matters.
Language interpreters are available to you at no cost.
Bay Area Legal Services
Our service area includes Hillsborough, Pasco, Pinellas, Manatee, and Sarasota counties.
Statewide Legal Helplines
Senior Legal Helpline
The Senior Legal Helpline is available to eligible Florida residents aged 60 and older. To apply for services, call 888.895.7873, Monday-Friday, 9.a.m.-4:30 p.m. If your matter is not an emergency, you can also apply anytime online.
Veterans Legal Helpline
The Veterans Legal Helpline is available to eligible veterans living in Florida. To apply for services, call 866.486.6161, Monday-Friday, 9.a.m.-4:30 p.m. If your matter is not an emergency, you can also apply anytime online.
Not everyone is eligible for services. Those who are eligible will receive services based on our available resources.
We cannot help with criminal, traffic matters, or some other areas of law such as personal injury.
Apply for Services
If you live or have a case in Hillsborough, Manatee, Pasco, Pinellas or Sarasota counties, we may be able to help.