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Free civil legal services for those facing or experiencing homelessness in Maryland

Staff and volunteers pursue our mission by offering legal services through outreach in shelters, soup kitchens, welfare offices, community centers, and on the street. Our direct representation informs broader-based systemic advocacy and impact litigation to address the root causes of homelessness.

Our Focus Areas

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Economic Justice

Legal assistance with appeals, application denials, and benefit terminations for public benefits.


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Housing Justice

Representing families and individuals in their attempts to access or preserve shelter and housing. 


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Veterans Legal Assistance

Helping veterans obtain critical VA disability benefits, federal and state disability benefits, and discharge upgrades.

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Bankruptcy Filing


Working to eliminate restrictions on employment and housing for certain persons with criminal records.

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The Homeless Persons Representation Project begins the process of providing legal advice or representation with an intake conducted over the phone. Please call us at (410) 685-6589 if you are seeking legal assistance. If you would prefer to contact us by mail, our address is 201 N. Charles Street, Suite 1400, Baltimore, MD 21201.


HPRP cannot respond to individual requests for legal assistance nor provide legal advice through this website or via email. 

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How To Get Help:

  • The Baltimore City office staff is available to answer your call Monday through Friday from 9 AM to 5 PM. You can reach us at 410-685-6589. Please leave a message if your call is not answered and we will return your call as soon as possible.

  • If you reside in Montgomery County or Prince George's County, please call 410-387-3126 to reach staff.

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