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Boston, MA 02110-1245
Phone: 617-367-8544


Supporting the Massachusetts legal aid community since 1983

The Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation was established by the Commonwealth to ensure that low-income people with critical, non-criminal legal problems would have access to legal information, advice and representation. We are the largest funding source for civil legal aid programs in the Commonwealth.


News and Events

May 7 Webinar: Building a Social Media Prescence for Civil Legal Aid Organizations

Offering No Increase, House Ways & Means Committee Proposes $13 Million in Funding for Civil Legal Aid in Fiscal Year 2015

MLAC Executive Director Lonnie Powers commends effort to reduce domestic violence in Massachusetts

April 3: Join MLAC Executive Director Lonnie Powers and other legal aid leaders to learn about opportunities and challenges facing legal aid in Massachusetts

The Winter 2014 edition of Legal Aid Link, MLAC's quarterly newsletter, keeps you up to date on legal aid program news, staff awards and much more

National Legal Aid & Defender Association launches fellowship to build healthcare expertise among civil legal aid leaders

Get the Latest News on the FY15 Budget Campaign


State House

Download the latest fact sheet on the need for civil legal aid funding [PDF]

The House Ways & Means Committee recommended $13m for civil legal aid funding on April 9. Read our announcement.

The Equal Justice Coalition has more details on how civil legal aid funding is decided.