CASA de Maryland’s Legal Program
Founded in 1985, the nonprofit describes itself as “a group of passionate, community-conscious people working to organize, advocate for, and expand opportunities for Latino and immigrant people in the state of Maryland.” It does so by providing: employment placement; workforce development and training; health education; citizenship and legal services; and financial, language, and literacy training. Seeks legal justice for low-income Latinos
7978 New Hampshire Avenue
Hyattsville, MD 20783
Maryland Legal Aid (Prince George’s County)
Maryland Legal Aid is a private, non-profit law firm that provides free, civil legal services to low-income people in Baltimore City and Maryland’s 23 counties from 12 offices and four District Court Self-Help Resource Centers. The firm handles cases involving a wide range of issues, including family, housing, government benefits, health care, education, employment, and consumer law.
8401 Corporate Drive, Suite 200
Landover, MD 20785
How to get or replace personal records, birth certificate, social security card, driver’s license. Information here is for each state.
Checking and Savings:
Q&A designed for transitioning youth on banking accounts:
Expunging Criminal Record
Maryland Legal Aid (see above) can assist with the process of expunging one’s criminal record, which, in turn, will improve the chances of landing a job.
Maryland Legal Aid recommends the following website on expunging criminal record: