About Us


Ensuring that poverty is not a barrier to justice.

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas helps low-income clients access the civil justice system by providing volunteer attorneys who donate free legal advice and representation, and by supporting and training those attorneys. Last year, VLS volunteer attorneys and staff provided nearly 5,000 clients with over 17,250 hours of free legal services.

Who We Are

Volunteer Legal Services of Central Texas (VLS) is a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization dedicated to helping low-income individuals access the civil justice system by providing free legal advice and representation from volunteer attorneys. VLS was founded in May 1981 by a small group of people passionate about helping the overflow of low-income individuals seeking legal services from the local legal aid office.