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.

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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 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.


Webinar: Building a Common Mission and Language to Drive Your Medical-Legal Partnership Forward

Hosted by National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 2 – 3 p.m. ET

MLP 101 Virtual Office Hours

Hosted by National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

Tue, Feb 27, 2018 1 PM - 2 PM ET