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.

  • Registration now open for the 2018 SDOH Academy

    The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnerships is excited to announce the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Academy, a 6-month HRSA-funded virtual training series designed to help staff from health centers,...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

  • National Center convened federal agency roundtable on the opioid crisis

    Earlier this month, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership teamed with the Office for Access to Justice at the U.S. Department of Justice and the Legal Aid Interagency Roundtable to...Read More

  • New national data describes medical-legal partnership activities and trends

    Today, the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership released the results of its 2016 survey of medical-legal partnership programs. The report descibes the patients screened and treated by medical-legal partnerships in...Read More

Medical-Legal Partnerships have been established in 294 health organizations in 41 states


Report: "Information Sharing in Medical-Legal Partnerships"

This issue brief discusses numerous opportunities for healthcare and legal organizations to share information within the boundaries of the legal privacy framework in order to effectively facilitate patient access to the legal services that can ultimately improve health. Click here to download a free copy of the report.


MLP 101 Office Hours

Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 3 – 4 p.m. Eastern Time

Medical-Legal Partnership in Action – Adapting MLP to Your Health Center & Community Hosted

Hosted by HRSA

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 2 - 4 p.m. Eastern Time

MLP Communications Office Hours

Wednesday, January 24, 2018 at 1 - 2 p.m. Eastern Time