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The Maryland Legal Aid Bureau is a nonprofit organization providing free civil legal services to low-income people in Maryland. The organization operates from 13 locations in Maryland, including the Lower Eastern Shore office in Salisbury, which serves Wicomico, Somerset, and Dorchester, and Worcester counties. Priorities for general civil legal services are family and domestic matters, housing, public benefits, and consumer issues. Many of Maryland Legal Aid’s offices represent children who have experienced abuse and neglect. The organization also provides specialized representation for other vulnerable populations, such as senior citizens, migrant and seasonal farm workers, and residents of nursing homes and assisted living facilities.

For more information, contact:
Maryland Legal Aid Bureau – Salisbury
111 High St.
Salisbury, MD 21801
(401) 546-5511


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