How Do I Contact Legal Aid About A Problem?


The Legal Aid Society’s office is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Clients are seen by appointment only. Applications are taken by telephone  at  (540) 344-2080 or

APPLY ONLINE . For general information please email us.


Who Can Receive Assistance?


The Legal Aid Society helps clients residing in the Roanoke Valley area, which includes Roanoke, Salem, Lexington, Covington, Clifton Forge, Bedford, Botetourt, Craig, Franklin, Alleghany, Rockbridge and Bath.  The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley coordinates with another program, Blue Ridge Legal Services, to provide a range of civil services.


What Types Of Problems Does The Legal Aid Society Handle?


The Legal Aid Society is prepared to advise you about many non-criminal legal problems.

These include:


CONSUMER AND EMPLOYMENT PROBLEMS – Hospital bills, utility problems, credit, garnishment, bankruptcy, and job discrimination.


BENEFITS PROBLEMS - Welfare, medicaid, food stamp, and unemployment insurance.


HOUSING PROBLEMS - Landlord abuses, bad housing conditions, public housing, security deposits, evictions, and problems with mobile home parks.


FAMILY PROBLEMS – Family violence, custody, divorce, and non-support.


OTHER PROBLEMS - Civil law provides remedies for many other conflicts with businesses, government agencies, and individuals.




Your contribution to the Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley will ensure that poor people continue to receive the assistance they need.  Because we are a 501(c)3 organization, your donation may be tax deductible.  Financial information is available upon request. Please donate online or mail your contribution to:


The Legal Aid Society of Roanoke Valley

132 Campbell Avenue SW Suite 200

Roanoke, Virginia 24011-1206

Telephone- 540-344-2088

Fax- 540-342-3064



Information not legal advice. This website has been prepared for general information purposes only. The information on this website is not legal advice. Legal advice is dependent upon the specific circumstances of each situation.






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