The Georgia Victim Legal Assistance Network is a partnership between:
- the Atlanta Legal Aid Society, Inc;
- the Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation;
- Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network, and;
- Georgia Legal Service Program.
Partners work together to provide quality civil legal services to victims of crime across Georgia.
VLAN attorneys provide legal representation in Protective Orders, Divorces, Custody, Housing, Education, Healthcare, Benefits, and Immigration cases. VLAN Navigators also assist with supportive services such as assistance with:
- public benefits applications,
- victim’s compensation,
- emergency housing assistance programs,
- referrals to social service organizations,
- referrals for medical/mental health services, and
- other supportive services.
Atlanta Legal Aid Society (ALAS) provides free civil legal services in Clayton, Cobb, DeKalb, Fulton and Gwinnett counties to help clients access some of life’s most basic needs- a safe home, enough money to eat, a decent education, personal safety and protection against fraud and abuse. Atlanta Legal Aid provides free civil legal assistance to low-income metro Atlanta area residents who would otherwise be unable to obtain quality legal help. To apply for legal assistance from Atlanta Legal Aid, call 404-524-5811 or apply online at atlantalegalaid.org/apply
Atlanta Volunteer Lawyers Foundation (AVLF) is Atlanta’s largest provider of pro-bono legal services. We serve low-income tenants as well as survivors of intimate partner abuse. In partnership with Partnership Against Domestic Violence, AVLF operates the Safe Families Office in the Fulton County Superior Courthouse. The Safe Families Office provides consultation services for survivors to get information about their legal options and referrals for other appropriate assistance. If filing a civil temporary protective order is appropriate and desired, we offer assistance with completing the legal documents. To get more information about the Safe Families Office, call 404-612-4324 or visit https://www.safefamiliesoffice.org/.
Georgia Asylum and Immigration Network (GAIN) provides free immigration legal services for victims of crime and persecution, including asylum seekers and immigrant victims of human trafficking, domestic violence, and sexual assault. GAIN serves clients across the state of Georgia with the highest concentration in the metro Atlanta area. To apply for legal assistance from GAIN, call 678-335-6040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For more information, visit www.georgiaasylum.org.
Georgia Legal Services Program (GLSP) provides free civil legal services in 154 counties outside metro Atlanta. With nine offices in large cities like: Albany, Athens, Augusta, Brunswick, Columbus, Dalton, Gainesville, Macon, and our Piedmont office, GLSP lawyers can provide civil legal representation for moderate and low income Georgians. To apply for legal assistance from GLSP, call 833-GLSPLAW or (833) 457-7529 or apply online at online intake application.