Virginia

Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society-Castlewood Office LSC Funded

http://www.svlas.org

Who We Are

SVLAS provides free legal services in civil cases to the low-income residents of southwestern Virginia.  SVLAS has three offices throughout the region but applications are accepted only through our centralized intake unit.  The toll-free number for the centralized intake unit is 1-888-201-2772. They accept calls Monday through Friday.  Online applications may be filed on our website:  http://www.svlas.org.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Contact Type
Other
Phone Number
1-866-534-5243 (Virginia Only) or 1-888-201-2772
Information

You can submit an online application by visiting our website: www.svlas.org. This is a quick and easy way to apply! If you submit your online application during intake hours, you can choose to have your phone number automatically placed into the centralized intake unit's callback system to receive a call within 60 minutes.


Contact Type
Phone
Phone Number
1-866-534-5243 (Virginia Only) or 1-888-201-2772.
Hours
Monday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Tuesday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Wednesday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Saturday
NONE
Sunday
NONE
Information

Call 1-866-534-5243 (Virginia Only) or 1-888-201-2772.


Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Buchanan County
  • Dickenson County
  • Lee County
  • Norton City County
  • Russell County
  • Scott County
  • Tazewell County
  • Wise County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Amharic / Amharic

Applying for services by telephone or in-person and for court representation

Income Guidelines

Up to 200% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines in some circumstances - we can deduct some work and health related expenses from income to determine financial eligibility. In addition, we will consider your assets in determining eligibility.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
125
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
YES
Eligibility Restrictions

We do not handle traffic tickets or criminal cases. We also can not provide representation for a person who is incarcerated.

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
Description of Services

As determined by facts of case and our Service Delivery Plan.

Brief advice is provided in most civil cases.

General Contact Information

Address
Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society-Castlewood Office
16932 West Hills Drive (map)
P.O. Box 670
Castlewood, VA 24224
Phone
276-762-9354
Toll Free
1-866-455-8716
Fax
276-762-9356
Website
http://www.svlas.org
Email
Last Review and Update: May 23, 2012