Income Guidelines

Income Guidelines

Maryland Legal Aid’s services are free for financially eligible individuals which is based on income and assets available to the household. Household income must be below 125% of the federal poverty income guidelines. Review the guidelines below to determine if you qualify.

2022 LSC Income Guidelines

125% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

Family Size Weekly Income Bi-weekly Income Monthly Income Yearly Income
1 $326 $653 $1,415 $16,988
2 $440 $880 $1,907 $22,888
3 $553 $1,107 $2,399 $28,788
4 $667 $1,334 $2,890 $34,688
5 $780 $1,561 $3,382 $40,588
6 $894 $1,788 $3,874 $46,488
7 $1,007 $2,014 $4,365 $52,388
8 $1,120 $2,241 $4,857 $58,288

(Updated in February of each year.)

2021-2022 MLSC and 60+ Program Income Guidelines

50% of the Maryland Median Income

Exception is Granted Based Upon Appropriate Factor(s)

Family Size Weekly Income Bi-weekly Income Monthly Income Yearly Income
1 $624 $1,248 $2,704 $32,450
2 $816 $1,632 $3,536 $42,434
3 $1,008 $2,016 $4,368 $52,419
4 $1,200 $2,400 $5,200 $62,404
5 $1,392 $2,784 $6,032 $72,388
6 $1,584 $3,168 $6,864 $82,373
7 $1,620 $3,240 $7,020 $84,245
8 $1,656 $3,312 $7,176 $86,117
9 $1,692 $3,384 $7,332 $87,989
10 $1,728 $3,456 $7,488 $89,861

(Updated in July of each year.)

2022 Ryan White Income Guidelines

500% of the Federal Poverty Income Guidelines

Family Size Weekly Income Bi-weekly Income Monthly Income Yearly Income
1 $1,306 $2,613 $5,662 $67,950
2 $1,760 $3,521 $7,629 $91,550
3 $2,214 $4,428 $9,595 $115,150
4 $2,668 $5,336 $11,562 $138,750
5 $3,122 $6,244 $13,529 $162,350
6 $3,575 $7,151 $15,495 $185,950
7 $4,029 $8,059 $17,462 $209,550
8 $4,483 $8,967 $19,429 $233,150

(Updated in February of each year.) More information about the Ryan White Program.