Our mission is to foster a system in which all health organizations leverage legal expertise and services to better address communities’ health-related social needs.

  • Keeping Children Safe from Lead Poisoning

    The first sign that a home has a lead hazard is usually when a child tests positive for lead poisoning. Despite the fact that more than four million children in...Read More

  • Helping Kids Get At-Home Care

    What would you do if your one-year old child depended on a ventilator to breathe, and the home nursing care needed to monitor it wasn’t available? Would you keep your...Read More

  • Report spotlights 4 states that finance legal services thru Medicaid payments

    Health centers represent the fastest growing sector for MLP adoption across the health care system; the number of health centers operating MLPs in 2016 represents nearly double the number in 2014. Now, 113 health...Read More

  • PBS NewsHour: “Why Doctors are Prescribing Legal Aid for Patients”

    What happens when a little boy gets a lifesaving bone marrow transplant for his leukemia, but can't return home because the house he lives in has cockroaches that threaten his...Read More

Medical-Legal Partnerships have been established in 373 health organizations in 47 states

FEATURED RESOURCE

Report: "The Opioid Crisis in America & the Role Medical-Legal Partnership Can Play in Recovery"


This issue brief examines how legal services delivered alongside medical and behavioral health services can help support successful recovery from substance use disorders and play a role in alleviating the opioid crisis. Click here to download a free copy of the report.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Virtual Office Hours: MLP 101

Hosted by National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 2 – 3 p.m. ET

Webinar: "Proposed Changes to 'Public Charge' Rules for Immigrants: The Impact on Health Care Access & the Role of MLPs"

Hosted by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 3 – 4 p.m. ET

Equal Justice Conference (American Bar Association)

Three Workshops on Medical-Legal Partnership

May 10-12, 2018

National Health Care for the Homeless Conference & Policy Symposium

Session: "Developing Medical-Legal Partnership in Health Care for the Homeless Programs”

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 10 – 11:30 a.m. CT

Virtual Office Hours: Medical-Legal Partnerships Service Agricultural Worker Populations

Hosted by the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, June 20 at 2 - 3 p.m. ET

Vital2018 (America’s Essential Hospitals)

Session: “Building Capacity through Medical-Legal Partnerships”

Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. PT