West Street Recovery

Legal Assistance

State Bar of Texas Legal Services – Free Legal Assistance

Disaster hotline available to storm survivors in English, Spanish, and Vietnamese. Call (800) 504-7030.

This assistance is available to storm survivors through a partnership between the State Bar of Texas and their Young Lawyers Section, the ABA-Young Lawyers Division and FEMA. 


Lone Star Legal Aid

Lone Star Legal Aid is providing free legal services to Hurricane Harvey survivors. See location and hours for residents of Harris and Fort Bend counties below. Residents of other counties can find the office that serves their area on the Lone Star Legal Aid website, or call 713-652-0077 for assistance. They also have several documents available on their website about tenant, homeowner, insurance, FEMA, immigration, school, and SBA related legal rights after a disaster.

500 Jefferson Street, 17th FL
Houston, TX 77002

Phone            : (713) 652-0077
800 Phone     : (800) 733-8394

Intake Hours

Family (non-emergency)
8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.
Family law emergencies
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

All Other Civil Matters
Monday – Friday
8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m.

People’s Law School @ The University of Houston Law Center – Center for Consumer Law

The People’s Law school is a free program focused on sharing information with the public about their legal rights and the role these rights play in their daily lives.