Free Legal Services

Finding the legal help you need can be a challenge. Here is a list of resources who may be able to help you solve your problem.

Legal Clinics:

ABC6 Ask the Attorney
Call 614/481.6678 on Wednesdays from 5:00-7:00pm with your legal question.

VA Clinic
Walk-in, Thursdays from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM

The Vineyard:
6000 Cooper Rd., Westerville
6:30pm (doors open at 5:30pm),
1st Monday of the month

Xenos Free Clinic
421 Lancaster Ave., Reynoldsburg
5:30-8:00pm, 2nd Monday of the month

Run the Race Club
880 S. Wayne Ave., West Columbus
5:30-7:30pm, 3rd Monday of the month

Gye Nyame Center
(sponsored by New Salem Baptist Church)
2830 Cleveland Ave.
5:30pm, 4th Monday of the month

First Church of God
3480 Refugee Rd.
6:00pm, 2nd Tuesday of the month

UALC, The Church at Mill Run
3500 Mill Run Dr., Hilliard
5:30pm, 3rd Tuesday of the month

The Haimerl Center (Lutheran Ascension)
1421 Morse Rd., North Columbus
5:30-7:00pm, 1st Wednesday of the month

Mt. Olivet Baptist Church
428 E. Main St.
5:30pm, 4th Wednesday of the month

Broad Street United Methodist Church
501 E. Broad St.
5:30pm, 1st Thursday of the month

Greater Hilltop Interfaith Clinic
1100 South Hague Ave.
5:30pm, 2nd Thursday of the month

Broad Street Presbyterian Church
760 E. Broad St.
6:00pm, 3rd Thursday of the month

First English Lutheran Church,
1015 E. Main St., East Columbus
5:30-7:30pm, 4th Thursday of the month

Legal Resources

Lawyer Referral 614-221-0754
ACLU (Cleveland) 216-472-2200
Action 6 On Your Side 614-481-6848
Adult Protective Services 614-525-4348
American Bar Association 614-466-8831
Attorney General 877-244-6446
Better Business Bureau 614-486-6336
Capital Law School Clinic 614-236-6779
Capital Family Advocacy 614-236-6779
Children Services 614-341-6060
Child Support Enforcement 614-525-3275
Child Support Hotline 800-860-2555
Choices (for Battered Women) 614-224-4663
Columbus Bar Association 614-340-2070
Cols. Board of Realtors 614-475-4000
Columbus Law Library 614-221-4181
Columbus Small Business Center 614-287-5294
Columbus Urban League 614-257-6300
Franklin County Common Pleas Clerk 614-525-3621
Community Mediation Services 614-228-7191
Consumer Credit Counseling 614-552-2222
CRIS (SSI Paperwork Help) 614-235-5747
Dental Association 614-486-2700
Dental Board 614-466-2580
Disciplinary Council 800-589-5256
EEOC/employment 800-669-4000
Graham Office Supply 614-221-4889
Health Department 614-645-7417
Helping Hands 614-221-6766
Housing Partnership 614-221-8889
Humane Society 614-777-7387 Cruelty Investigation
Lawyer Referral 614-221-0754
League Against Child Abuse 614-464-1600
Legal Aid (Columbus) 614-224-8374
Legal Aid (Delaware) 740-369-3059
Legal Aid (Newark) 740-345-0850
Legal Advice Line 888-367-5252
Medical Board 614-466-3934
Muni Court (Clerk) 614-645-7220
Nursing Home Care (AG's office) 614-466-4986
Ohio Civil Rights (Employment) 614-466-2785
Ohio Dept. of Insurance 614-644-2658
Ohio Legal Rights (Mental Health Issues) 614-466-7264
Ohio Mortgage Bankers 614-682-6555
Ohio Public Defenders (Inmate Appeal) 614-466-5394
Ohio State Bar 614-487-2050
Pharmacy Board 614-466-4143
Prosecutor (City of Columbus) 614-645-7483
Prosecutor (Franklin Co.) 614-525-3555
Public Defenders (Franklin Co.) 614-645-8980
Rent Escrow (Columbus) 614-645-7420
Small Claims Court 614-645-7381
Suicide Hotline 614-221-5445
Trial Lawyers Association 614-341-6800
US Dept./wage and hour 614-469-5677
Utilities Problems 888-282-9448
Veterans Rights 614-462-2500
Veterinarian Board 614-644-5281
Victim of Crime 614-645-7483
Vietnam Issue 614-288-0188

Organizations for Abused Victims

Adult Protective Services 614-525-4356
Asian/American Community 614-220-4023
Catholic Social Services 614-221-5891
Direction for Youth 614-294-2661
Franklin Co. Children Services 614-229-7000
Jewish Family Services 614-231-1890
Latino Outreach 614-278-3193
Lutheran Social Services 614-445-0352
Office of Aging 614-525-5230
Prosecutor victim/witness 614-525-3555

Domestic Violence Agencies

Buckeye region Anti-Violence 866-862-7286
Crossroads 614-445-0352
Domestic Violence Hotline 614-224-4663
Elizabeth Blackwell (Rape Counseling) 614-566-5353
Ohio Domestic Violence hotline 800-934-9840
Parent Connection Line 614-224-2273
Prevent Child Abuse Ohio 614-722-6800
Rape Crisis Hotline 614-267-7020

Websites

http://www.ohiolegalservices.org/public/legal_problem
OhioLandlordTenant.com
SupremCourt.Ohio.gov
FreeAdvice.com