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What If You Were Poor And...

  • you were wrongfully denied medical care...
  • you were a victim of domestic violence and had no place to go...
  • you were illegally evicted from your apartment and facing homelessness...

Where Could You Get Help?

The Campaign

The Campaign for Legal Services is a joint fundraising effort by two of New Hampshire’s civil legal aid organizations: the Legal Advice and Referral Center, and New Hampshire Legal Assistance. Working together, these organizations provide civil legal services to low-income and elderly residents to help meet their basic daily survival needs. For many people living in poverty, civil legal aid is the only pathway to food, shelter, health care, and freedom from domestic abuse.

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Justice Matters

Click here to read the latest edition of the NH Justice Matters newsletter.

2014 annual report now available here.

The Campaign is proud to present its first annual report, thanking our 2014 donors for your support and demonstrating the difference your gift made.

In 2014, 610 donors contributed to the Campaign, helping New Hampshire Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice and Referral Center bring equal access to justice to almost 14,000 New Hampshire residents.

Please click the link above to read how donations to the Campaign helped people facing legal crises from unlawful evictions to domestic violence.

Thank you for supporting the Campaign for Legal Services and helping move New Hampshire closer to equal access to justice for all.

Senators Praise Legal Services Advocates at 2015 Campaign Kick-off

Concord, NH -- March 2, 2015

Emily Gray Rice and Sen. PortmanU.S. Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio joined nearly 300 people at the Campaign Kick-off breakfast for the Campaign for Legal Services on March 2. The fifth annual event raises private funds for the civil legal aid services New Hampshire Legal Assistance and the Legal Advice and Referral Center.

Together, the two groups help more than 12,700 New Hampshire residents each year navigate the legal system in cases of domestic violence, wrongful evictions, or denial of health care or benefits.

Those numbers are more than just statistics, Sen. Portman said: They are real people in real need, and the benefits secured by the legal aid advocates help those families continue living in their homes and contributing to their communities.

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Donor Spotlight

Jim Fitts

James A. Fitts, CFP ®
Harvest Capital
Campaign Supporter and
LARC Board Vice President

“Everyone believes in equal justice but access to justice is not equal in New Hampshire. Basic human dignity demands that, regardless of income or circumstance, laws be equally applied to all. I support the Campaign for Legal Services so the homeless, the abused, the veterans and the elderly all have the same access to our justice system that I do.”

The Campaign is grateful for the hundreds of individuals like Jim who support civil legal assistance with a charitable contribution every year. Please help us reach our 2014 Campaign goal of $300,000 by making an online tax-deductible contribution today. Thank you for your support!


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