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Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Self Help Office Program Offers Legal Services

At 5 partnering D.C. locations, SHO provides free, in-person assistance for low-income seniors

Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) believes there is no substitute for having staff "on the ground" within the community. LCE's Self Help Office (SHO) Program provides community-based, free legal services to D.C. seniors at five partnering sites:
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