New Hampshire Legal Assistance

Helping to balance the scales of justice for everyone since 1971.

Contact Us

603 Legal Aid screens applicants for eligibility for NHLA. Click here to visit their website or call 1-800-639-5290

NHLA serves all of New Hampshire from five offices across the state.

Office hours are 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM Monday through Friday.

Toll-free phone (all offices): 1-800-562-3174

Fax (all offices): 1-833-722-0271

Justice in Aging Project
(603) 624-6000

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Other NHLA contact information

Toll-free (all offices):  1-800-562-3174

Fax (all offices):  1-833-722-0271

Berlin: 38 Glen Avenue, Berlin, NH  03570 

Claremont: 24 Opera House Square, Suite 206, Claremont, NH  03743  

Concord: 117 North State Street, Concord, NH  03301 

Manchester: 1850 Elm Street, Suite 7, Manchester, NH  03104  

Portsmouth: 154 High Street, Portsmouth, NH  03801 

Administration: (603) 224-4107

For the media

NHLA’s staff includes some of the most skilled and experienced litigators and policy advocates in the state. Whether you are looking for a background opinion while researching a proposed bill or seeking a sound bite about local welfare programs, domestic violence laws, veterans benefits or any number of other topics, NHLA’s advocates can provide insightful, useful perspectives on poverty law issues in the Granite State. Click here for a list of topics on which they may offer valuable insight.

Members of the media interested in speaking with a New Hampshire Legal Assistance advocate about a case or for a story about issues that affect our clients - poverty, government assistance programs, housing discrimination, foreclosures, elder abuse including financial exploitation, domestic violence and access to education - should contact Communications Manager Sarah Palermo at 369-6650 or

Latest News:

NHLA protects families from the dangers of lead paint

NHLA, Pro Bono expand program for low-income debtors

Clients and supporters tell N.H. House: NHLA is "an important and needed cause in New Hampshire"

April 15 is deadline for property tax help applications

Recent media coverage of NHLA:

Legal aid shines a light on powerless campers' struggle: Concord Monitor, May 1, 2015

Candia debt clinic offers free legal assistance to residents in need: Union Leader, April 23, 2015

In Berlin, victims of domestic violence no longer risk eviction for calling the police for help: NHPR, Feb. 23, 2015