Legal Counsel For The Elderly

Rating: 5 stars   15 reviews

Nonprofit Issues:

Civil Rights, Homeless & Housing, Human Services, Crime & Law, Seniors


601 E Street NW Washington DC 20049 USA


Celebrating more than 35 years of service, Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of Washington, D.C.'s elderly by providing free legal help to those in need -- empowering, defending and protecting vulnerable seniors.


Founded in 1975, LCE was recognized recently as "One of the best small charities in the Washington, D.C. region" by the Catalogue for Philanthropy.

Target demographics:

Vulnerable, low-income seniors (age 60+) living in the District of Columbia

Direct beneficiaries per year:


Geographic areas served:

District of Columbia

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Rating: 5 stars   Featured Review

Legal Counsel for the Elderly (LCE) has a phenomenal staff that personally impact and uplift the poor elderly residents of Washington, DC. Beyond that personal interaction, LCE goes one important step further, by identifying systemic issues that are essentially obstacles to elderly residents living their best lives. Equally important is the fact that some of the most successful attorneys and law firms in the city provide their services pro bono to LCE. Priceless!

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