organization focused primarily on achieving policy change, the National Women's
Law Center represents individuals in only a small number of civil legal cases
each year, but we may be able to provide you with information, guidance, or
The Center's expertise centers primarily on sex
discrimination. If your situation does not relate to an issue involving sex
discrimination, we may not be able to advise you and will instead direct you to
another resource. We
generally cannot assist in cases of medical malpractice, divorce and custody,
child support, or domestic violence.
If you are having trouble getting
birth control or other important women's
health needs met without a co-pay or out-of-pocket costs, as required by law,
visit CoverHer.org or call our free hotline at 1-866-745-5487.
If you would like to contact us about a civil
legal matter, please fill out the form below and give us some details about your situation. A Center representative will be in touch with you.
The National Women's Law Center is not a general legal aid
provider, public defender’s office or legal aid service. We have provided some contact
information below on for these types of
organizations in your state or region. You may
also wish to contact one or more of the following organizations or government
agencies. Please note, however, that by providing these links to other websites
we are not endorsing or approving of the information or products offered on
Department of Education Office for Civil Rights
Health and Human Services Office for Civil Rights
Department of Labor
National Employment Lawyers Association
National Legal Aid Directory
Directory of Local Bar Associations – many have hotline and helpline services
National Network to End Domestic Violence
ABA Commission on Domestic Violence
Volunteer Lawyer's Project
Custody, and Child Support
Note: As a first resource for legal assistance
for divorce, custody, and child support, please contact your local Legal Aid
bureau or local bar association lawyer referral service.
Federal Office of Child Support Enforcement
The National Women's Law Center
receives many requests for assistance each day. Therefore, it may take some
time for someone from our organization to respond to your inquiry. We
appreciate your patience.
All questionnaires will be treated
confidentially. We will not share or sell your information. We will only use
your email address or phone number to respond to you directly.
This form is for use by the
National Women's Law Center to evaluate your request for assistance. It does
not mean that we have agreed to represent you. You are still responsible for meeting
any filing deadlines associated with your claims.