NOTE: Due to the COVID-19/coronavirus outbreakVLN is CANCELING all in person clinics as of Monday, March 16th. Our phone intake line will remain open for clients during its normal hours. Please call 612-752-6677 on Monday, Wednesday or Thursday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. 

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Brian Coyle Community Center Legal Clinic
Hours: 2nd Thursdays of month, 12:30-2:00 p.m. (call 612-338-5282 for an appointment)

Location: Brian Coyle Community Center, 420 15th Avenue SE, Minneapolis. MN 55454

Issues: Debtor/creditor, Consumer law, Housing, Civil law, Family

Provides services for Somali speakers.
Call 612-338-5282 for an appointment and information about walk-ins.


Dignity Center
Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 9-11:30 a.m.

Location: Hennepin Ave Methodist Church, 511 Groveland Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55403


Call 612-435-1315 or email [email protected] for an appointment.


VLN/Family Tree LGBTQ+ Legal Clinic

Due to COVID-19, the LGBTQ+ Clinic is being held remotely until further notice.

Hours: Varies by appointment

Location: Appointments are by phone and ZOOM

Services: 15-20 minutes of legal advice on name and gender marker changes, plus general legal advice and referrals

Languages: English, other languages via telephone interpreters

Submit this form to apply for services.

Additional services for some legal issues is also available for income-qualified clients – click here for more information.

VLN partners with FAMILY TREE to provide this community legal clinic – click here for more information about this clinic and FAMILY TREE.

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Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center (MIWRC)
Hours: Wednesday 1-3 p.m.

Location: 2300 15th Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55404

Issues: Family, Civil, Housing, Juvenile, Child protection

Clients are served on a first-come, first-served basis. Call (612) 728-2000 for more info.


Youth Law Clinic
Hours: Mondays 11:00 am-1:00 pm

Location: YouthLink, 41 N. 12th St., Minneapolis, MN 55403

Services: 15-20 minutes of legal advice on issues affecting Minnesota youth

Languages: English, other languages via telephone interpreters

Free phone advice is also available on some issues – click here for more information.

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