Pisgah Legal Services seeks to pursue justice by providing legal assistance and advocacy to help low-income people in Western North Carolina meet their basic needs and improve their lives.
What We Do
Pisgah Legal Services is an innovative nonprofit founded in 1978 that:
provides free civil legal aid to people who live in poverty;
helps more than 18,000 of the most vulnerable people in our communities annually to meet urgent needs such as: housing, safety from abuse, health care and income;
partners with dozens of other agencies to make sustainable change for people in crisis;
coordinates the services of more than 300 pro bono attorneys in WNC;
improves systems and policies that impact the lives of thousands of low-income people.
We employ 25 staff attorneys and work with approximately 300 lawyers who generously volunteer their time and talent to help the people of our mountain region.