Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society LSC Funded

Who We Are

SVLAS provides free legal services in civil cases to the low-income residents of southwestern Virginia.  We have three offices but all applications are taken through our centralized intake unit.  The toll-free number for the intake unit is 1-888-201-2772.  The intake unit accepts applications Monday through Friday.  You may also apply online at

General Contact Information

Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society
227 W. Cherry Street (map)
Marion, VA 24354
276-783-8300 or 1-800-277-6754
Toll Free
Last Review and Update: May 23, 2013

Choose a legal issue to learn more about the services provided:

Debtors Rights > Attachment & Levies

Debtors Rights > Bankruptcy

Debtors Rights > Fair Debt Collection

Debtors Rights > Foreclosure Prevention

Debtors Rights > Garnishment

Debtors Rights > Getting Sued for a Debt

Debtors Rights > How a Creditor Can Collect a Judgment

Debtors Rights > Other Consumer Issues

Debtors Rights > Repossessions and Deficiency Judgments

Debtors Rights > Surviving Debt

Elder Law > Advance Medical Directive

Elder Law > Assisted Living Facilities

Elder Law > Elder Abuse/Adult Protective Services

Elder Law > Guardianship

Elder Law > Power of Attorney

Elder Law > Social Security/Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Elder Law > Wills

Employment > Employer Provided Health Insurance

Employment > Family and Medical Leave Act

Employment > Job Safety and Health Protection

Employment > Lie Detector, Medical and Other Tests

Employment > Pensions

Employment > Termination

Employment > Unemployment Compensation

Employment > Unions

Employment > Wage Claims

Employment > Wages and Hours

Employment > Wrongful Termination and Working Conditions

Family and Domestic & Sexual Violence > Abuse, Neglect and Foster Care

Family and Domestic & Sexual Violence > Child Support

Family and Domestic & Sexual Violence > Custody/Visitation

Family and Domestic & Sexual Violence > Divorce

Family and Domestic & Sexual Violence > Domestic and Sexual Violence

Food Stamps > Appeals and Hearings

Food Stamps > Eligibility

Food Stamps > Resources

Health > Other Health Issues

Housing > Foreclosure Prevention

Housing > Landlord and Tenant Issues

Housing > Mobile Homes and Manufactured Homes

Housing > Public Housing and Subsidized Housing (Section 8)

Public Forms > Commonly Used Forms

Social Security > Disability Benefits

Social Security > Representative Payees

Social Security > Retirement Benefits

Social Security > Supplemental Security Income

Social Security > Survivors Benefits

Tax > Earned Income Tax Credit

Tax > Taxes and Marriage

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) > Cash Assistance - General Eligibility Requirements

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) > Diversionary Assistance

Veterans/Military > Veterans' Benefits