ServiceLink: Legal/Advocacy Resources

Resources to assist aging and disabled adults with finding legal assistance.

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603 Legal Aid

603 Legal Aid helps low-income people by providing free civil legal advice and information by telephone, by representing someone in court, or through a referral to a volunteer attorney or another program for legal help. (Formerly: Legal Advice & Referral Center and NH Pro Bono Program)

NH Adult Protective Services

Provides information and support to prevent adult abuse, neglect, exploitation, and self-neglect.

NH Bar Association

The New Hampshire Bar Association offers many services to members of the general public including a variety of legal information, including pamphlets and legal information online.

NH Commission on Aging (COA) 

Identifies concerns of older citizens and makes recommendations to the Bureau of Elderly and Adult Services.

NH Disability Rights Center

DRC protects, advances, and strengthens the legal rights and advocacy interests of all people with disabilities.

NH Health Facilities Administration

Provides information on nursing home compliance and evaluation including federal survey reports regarding nursing home compliance and quality.

NH Housing Authority

Provides information regarding NH specific landlord tenant laws, housing laws, and special programs for homeowners and renters.

NH Independent Living Council 

Provides advocacy and information for people living with disabilities in the community.

NH Legal Assistance

New Hampshire Legal Assistance (NHLA) is a non-profit law firm offering legal services to seniors and eligible low-income persons.  The types of legal services range from simple legal information and advice to representation in all of New Hampshire's courts and many local, state and federal agencies.

NH Office of the Long-Term-Care Ombudsman

Advocates on behalf of individuals aged 65 and older living nursing homes.

NH Office of the Ombudsman

Investigates concerns regarding Medicaid and state services.

National Long-Term-Care Ombudsman Resource Center

Provides information about elder rights, ageism, links for federal information, and more. For both providers and consumers.