Who We Serve


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Who We Are

Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society (SVLAS) is a
501(c)(3) non-profit law firm.


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What We Do

We provide FREE, high quality civil legal services to low-income residents of 17 counties and four small cities in southwestern Virginia.


Your Impact

Contributions from the public are an increasingly important source of support for our efforts to provide low-income residents of southwestern Virginia with critically needed legal assistance.

  • Donations help low-income families access life’s basic necessities, including food, shelter and health care;
  • Donations ensure individual safety and stability for victims of domestic violence, abused children and seniors;
  • Donations support economic security for workers and families, from disputes about pay and working conditions to consumer protection issues such as fraud and predatory lending.

Please consider donating, so we can provide quality legal aid to low-income residents. You can send donations by mail to SVLAS, 227 W. Cherry St., Marion, VA 24354. Or you may make an online donation to SVLAS at JustGive.org


State Employees


If you are a state employee, you may wish to contribute through the annual Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (our CVC# is 08389)

SVLAS is registered with the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Office of Consumer Affairs pursuant to the Virginia Solicitation of Contributions Law. A financial statement is available upon written request from the Office of Consumer Affairs.

Because SVLAS receives funding from the Legal Services Corporation we are required to notify all donors, including private donors, that we will not engage in activities prohibited by the LSC Act (42 U.S.C. 2996 et. seq. or by Public Law 104-134) or LSC Appropriations Riders. See 45 CFR 1610. If you would like more information on these restrictions please call us or e-mail us at svlas@svlas.org