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Organizations providing legal services in the Seattle and King County area.

ACLU - (212) 549-2500
Works in courts, legislatures and communities to defend the rights and liberties of people living in the United States.

Housing Justice Project- (206) 267-7100
A homelessness prevention program providing accessible, volunteer-based legal services to low-income tenants facing eviction in King County

King County Office of Civil Rights - (206) 296-0100
Works to eliminate unlawful discrimination through education, mediation, and enforcement that is responsive to a diverse King County.

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund - (213) 382-7600
Committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, bisexuals, transgender people and those with HIV through impact litigation, education and public policy work.

Lawyer Referral and Volunteer Legal Services - (206) 623-2551
Provides direct representation to specific populations of low-income people, including people with HIV/AIDS, homeless people, immigrants, refugees, and people with limited English regardless of immigration status

Legal Voice - (206) 682-9552
Works to protect the rights of all women and to empower women with knowledge about their legal rights.

Northwest Justice Project - (206) 464-1519
Provides critical civil legal and representation to low-income people in cases affecting basic human needs like family safety, housing preservation, protection of income, access to healthcare and education.

Seattle Office for Civil Rights - (206) 684-4500
Enforces City, State and Federal anti-discrimination laws.

United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission - (800) 669-4000
Enforces federal laws against discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information.

Washington Law Help
A guide to free legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Washington.

Washington State Human Rights Commission - (800) 233-3247
Seeks to prevent discrimination through the fair application of the law, the efficient use of resources and the establishment of productive partnerships in the community.

This list of resources should not be considered exhaustive.  For more complete listings of available resources in Washington State visit the Washington Information Network 2-1-1.  All links were active and accurate as of April 24, 2015.

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