COVID-19 Information


The health and safety of Maryland Legal Aid (MLA) staff, clients, volunteers, and daily visitors is a priority. The coronavirus (COVID-19) has caused major concerns and an increase in precautionary measures worldwide to try to limit the spread of the virus.

MLA shares these concerns and is taking steps during the situation necessary to protect our community. As such, MLA has made the decision concerning the following MLA activities:

Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 until further notice:

  • Walk-in intake for each MLA office will be suspended and converted to telephone intake and online intake
  • All MLA legal clinics (e.g., Lawyer in the Library, Lawyer in the Schools, and so forth) will be suspended
  • All MLA in-person legal trainings will be suspended
  • All MLA outreach participation will be suspended
  • All MLA task force meetings will be held by telephone only
  • The presence of staff embedded at community and partner sites (e.g., CHANA, TurnAround) will be assessed on a case by case basis

The public should monitor the following web sites for the latest information about the Coronavirus Pandemic: