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Resources to Fight Discrimination

The primary role of CAAA is policy implementation and establishing relationships with state and private sector organizations. We are not authorized to provide legal services. Should you encounter racial descrimination, please use the resources below to obtain assistance.

Racial Discrimination References:

Help and Referral:Local Advocacy Organizations

Legal Help

Legal Help (By County)

Volunteer Legal Aid Program of Grays Harbor  Phone: (360) 533-3652 

Eastside Legal Assistance Program  (425) 747 -7274 

Legal Assistance by Whatcom (LAW) Advocates  Phone: (360)671-6079 

Kitsap Legal Services  Phone: 1(888) 201-1014 or (360) 479-6125

Lewis County Bar Legal Aid  Phone: (360) 748-0430 

Northeast Washington Legal Aid Program  Phone: (509) 684-8421 or (888) 201-1014

Kittitas County Volunteer Legal Services  Phone: (509) 925-6434 

Snohomish County Legal Services  Phone: (425) 258-9283 or (888) 201-1014


Benton-Franklin County Legal Aid Society - Columbia Legal Services  Phone: (509) 734-9840 / (509) 374-9855  Intake Phone: (888) 201-1014

Skagit County Volunteer Lawyer Program Phone: (360) 416-7585  Intake Phone: (888) 201-1014

North Columbia Community Action Council Legal Assistance Program  Phone: (509) 765-9206 

Volunteer Lawyer Program Of Island County Phone: (360) 675-4750 

Okanogan County CAC Phone: (509) 422-4041 

Columbia Legal Services  (360) 943-6260 or  (800) 260-6260 :Thurston County Volunteer Legal Services  Phone: (360) 943-6585 or (360) 705-8194

PORT ANGELES - Free Legal Aid Washington
Clallam County Pro Bono Lawyers  Phone: (360) 417-0818 

Whitman County Legal Services Phone: (509) 334-9147 

Douglas County Volunteer Lawyer Project Legal Aid Services Of Oregon  Phone: (541) 673-1182 

Spokane County Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Program  Phone: (509) 324-0118

Tacoma Pro Bono Phone: (253) 572-5134 

WALLA WALLA - Free Legal Aid Washington
Blue Mountain Volunteer Attorney Referral Program Phone: (509) 529-4980 

Columbia Legal Services Phone: (509) 662-9681 (800) 572-9615

Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral (CLEAR)

CLEAR provides low-income individuals with a variety of services including legal advice, legal information, publications, brief service, and referral to further legal assistance in their communities by calling a toll-free number. Some legal information publications include pro se instructions and forms. Phone: (888) 201-1014

If you are 60 or over you may call CLEAR*Sr at 1(888) 387-7111. TTY - 1(888) 201-9737

Chelan-Douglas Volunteer Attorney Services \ Phone: (509) 663-2778 

Yakima County Volunteer Attorney Services Phone: (509) 453-4400 

Columbia Legal Services (509) 575-5593 or  (800) 631-1323

Coordinated Legal Education, Advice and Referral (CLEAR) Phone: (888) 201-1014. If you are 60 or over you may call CLEAR*Sr at (888) 387-7111. TTY - (888) 201-9737

Eastside Legal Assistance Program
1510 40th Ave. N.E. Suite 110 Bellevue , WA 98005 (425) 747-7274

Provides free 30-minute legal advice sessions with an attorney, either in person or over the phone. Issues addressed include divorce, domestic violence, child support, landlord/tenant, consumer, public entitlements, wills, and probate. Offers advice clinics, self-help workshops and lectures. Does not assist with criminal cases. Serves low-income residents of East and Northeast King County (Domestic Violence Victims, Low Income, Working poor and unemployed.)

Northwest Women's Law Center
1195 Maine Street  Referrals: (206) 621-7691

Neighborhood Legal Clinics
 (206) 267-7029  or (206) 340- 2593  or (206) 267-7100 Offers free, limited legal advice and referrals to King County residents and those Washington state residents with legal matters in King County who might otherwise have no access to the legal system. Area of law: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Immigration & Naturalization, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits 

Populations Served: asylum seekers, children, domestic violence victims, elderly, general public, HIV, immigrants, lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, low-income, Native Americans, working poor and unemployed

Over 480 volunteer attorneys and 150 non-attorneys assist over 6,500 people per year by providing individual sessions of advice and consultation. Top three issues seen at the clinics are Family Law (30%), Consumer/Finance and Bankruptcy (20%), and Housing-Landlord/Tenant (10%).

Free Legal Aid Washington - Attorney Referral: Washington State Bar Association  Phone: 800.945.9722 / 206.443.9722

Bar Associations

National Organizations


National Urban League

Other Organizations