The VBA is a voluntary professional association for lawyers and people associated with the law. While we strive to serve the public and the profession and we do have lawyers in our staff, we cannot give anyone legal advice and cannot act as your attorneys. If you need an attorney, please follow the “Need a Lawyer” links on our site or follow the pro bono resources links. For other self-help and educational resources, please follow the links below.
- Vermont 211 – The Vermont 211 database contains detailed descriptions of programs and services available to Vermonters that are provided by local community groups, social service and health-related agencies, government organizations, and others.
- Vermont Law Help website provides general civil (non-criminal) legal information and helps you find free and low-cost civil legal aid, help and services in Vermont. This is your one stop to find legal information and get legal help from Vermont Legal Aid and Legal Services Vermont.
- ACLU Vermont efforts are focused on broad range of issues impacting Vermonters’ constitutional rights, including racial justice, criminal justice reform, women’s rights, LGBTQ rights, disability rights, voting rights, immigrants’ rights, freedom of speech, religious liberty, reproductive freedom, privacy, and more.
- Vermont Attorney General’s Consumer Assistance Program at UVM – For over three decades, the Vermont Attorney General and UVM have worked together to help Vermont consumers and businesses.
- Vermont Ethic Networks works to increase awareness of ethical issues, values and choices in health and health care.
- Vermont Tenants provides free information, and referral services directly to tenants by phone and face-to-face tenant counseling.
- Center for Crime Victim Services joins with victims, survivors, and those who interact with victims and offenders to provide, sustain, and support a collaborative system of direct services across Vermont that is comprehensive, victim-centered, trauma-informed and accessible to all diverse populations.
- Disability Rights Vermont protects the rights of people with disabilities in Vermont for more than 30 years.t
- The Community Legal Information Center offers free legal reference service to the general public.
- Vermont Judiciary’s Access & Resource Center (ARC) is an office of the courts offering these free services for people who don’t have an attorney: Information about court processes; help with court forms; information about ways to get the help of an attorney; public computers for court-related use; workstation to attend remote hearings. Free interpreter services are available. Staff do not provide legal advice.