NOTE: VLN is gradually reopening some of our clinics again after closing all clinics in March 2020. Our phone intake line remains open for clients during its normal hours. For intake, call 612-752-6677. Our lines are open from 10 am -1 pm on Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays.

Page last updated: December 2023. 

Courthouse Clinics

Legal Access Point (LAP) 

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday, 9 – 11 a.m.

Location:

Hennepin County Government Center
Self-Help Center, Skyway Level
300 South Sixth Street, Minneapolis, MN 55487

Click here for a schedule of specific legal issues.

Conciliation Court

Hours: Appointment times vary. Call (612) 752-6677 to see if you qualify.

Location:
All appointments are via telephone.
Minneapolis City Hall

Family Law

Hours: Monday and Thursday, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. (noon)
Sign up at 8 am each day.

Location:
The Family Justice Center
The Self Help Center (1st Floor)
110 S. Fourth St., Minneapolis MN 55401

Community Clinics

LGBTQ Clinic

Hours: Varies by appointment

Location:
Family Tree Clinic, Virtual-only by Zoom: Make an appointment

Issues:

  • Name and gender marker changes
  • General legal advice
  • Referrals

Park Avenue Legal Clinic

Hours: First, second, third, and fourth Thursdays of the month, 3 – 5 p.m., first-come, first-served
Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 p.m.

Closed on fifth Thursdays of the month, holiday weeks, and the month of January.

Location:
Park Avenue Methodist Church
3400 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Issues:

  • Immigration
  • General legal issues (first Thursdays of the month)

In-person services provided in English and Spanish and interpretation available for other languages.

Ramsey Law Library Clinic

Hours: 1 – 3 p.m.
Fourth Thursday of each month

Location:
Ramsey Law Library
Ramsey County Courthouse
15 W Kellogg Blvd UNIT 1815, St Paul, MN 55102

Space is limited and on a first come, first served basis. Please arrived by 1 p.m. Free forms can be picked up from room 190 on the first floor of the courthouse.

Issues: Criminal Expungement

Second Chance Saturdays

Hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
2nd Saturday each month

Location:
Sabathani Community Center
310 E 38th St Ste 200, Minneapolis, MN 55409

Issues: Criminal Expungement

VLN-Unidos-MN Legal Clinic

Hours: First and third Tuesdays, 3 – 5 p.m.
Please do not arrive earlier than 2:45 p.m.

By appointment through Unidos-MN (walk-ins available if there are open spots). Closed holiday weeks and January.

Location:
Mercado Central (corner of Bloomington Avenue and Lake Street), Minneapolis

Issues:

  • Immigration
  • General legal issues

In-person services provided in English and Spanish and interpretation available for other languages.

Legal Services VLN DOES NOT provide: