WisTAF proudly supports the following civil legal aid providers through one or more of our grant programs.
|Location of office(s)
|ABC (Advocacy and Benefits Counseling) for Health, Inc. is a nonprofit public interest law firm serving families throughout Wisconsin on legal issues related to health care access and financing.
|Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, Inc. is a nonprofit charitable organization serving over 13,000 families annually in the areas of Adult, Family & Children, and Social Ministries.
|Dodge, Fond du Lac, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties
|Fond du Lac, Fontana, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Waukesha
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Green Bay, Inc. offers services to people of all faiths. Its immigration legal assistance program helps immigrants who want to become citizens or reunify with family members, or who are victims of domestic violence, as well as individuals seeking asylum or temporary protection.
|Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Manitowoc, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Outagamie, Shawano, Waupaca, Waushara, and Winnebago counties
|Green Bay, Lakewood, Marinette, Menasha
|Catholic Charities of the Diocese of La Crosse, Inc. provides programming in the areas of immigration services, emergency support services, adoption services, financial counseling, domestic abuse services, services for children with disabilities, and ministries including the HIV/AIDS Ministry Project.
|Adams, Buffalo, Chippewa, Clark, Crawford, Dunn, Eau Claire, Jackson, Juneau, La Crosse, Marathon, Monroe, Pepin, Pierce, Portage, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon, and Wood counties
|Eau Claire, La Crosse, Loyal, Wausau
|Catholic Multicultural Center (CMC) is a social service agency on Madison’s South side. The CMC runs the Immigration Legal Services Program to help low/no income immigrants and refugees who are unable to afford the services of a private attorney.
|Columbia, Dane, Grant, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, LaFayette, Marquette, Rock, and Sauk counties
|Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse (CASDA) provides free services to individuals hurt by domestic, sexual, or child abuse, as they advocate for a community effort to end violence.
|Ashland, Bayfield, and Douglas counties
|Centro Legal is a nonprofit corporation whose primary purpose is to provide legal representation to the poor and those with limited resources for a reasonable and accessible price in the Milwaukee area.
|Milwaukee and Waukesha counties
|Community Immigration Law Center addresses the unmet legal needs of immigrants in Madison and surrounding areas, and, partnering with Centro Hispano, uses a WisTAF grant to work with Afghan evacuees statewide.
|Madison area, limited services statewide
|Community Justice, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation that provides legal services to Madison-area low-income families and individuals on a sliding-fee scale based on federal poverty guidelines.
|Dane, Dodge, Crawford, Columbia, Green, Iowa, Jefferson, Juneau, Lafayette, Marquette, Rock, Sauk, and Waushara counties
|Disability Rights Wisconsin defends the rights of people residing in Wisconsin’s public and private institutions, and represents individuals under the Americans with Disabilities Act through information and referral, direct legal representation, and in limited situations, class action litigation.
|Green Bay, Madison, Menasha, Milwaukee, Rice Lake
|End Domestic Abuse Wisconsin – RISE Law Center provides quality, affordable direct legal representation to low income survivors of Domestic Violence & Sexual Abuse, primarily immigrants and refugees with limited English proficiency, in an effort to prevent and eliminate violence in intimate partner relationships.
|Golden House is a private, nonprofit agency that provides safety and support for victims of domestic abuse, while leading community efforts to end domestic violence in Brown County.
|Brown and Oconto Counties
|HAVEN, INC. (Household Abuse Victims Emergency Network, Inc.) is a free community service providing a safe and confidential environment to empower all survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault through sheltering, advocacy, and education.
|Indianhead Community Action Agency is a private, nonprofit agency that assists individuals in achieving self-sufficiency by providing the resources, education, and services necessary to develop healthy families, sustainable communities, and strong local businesses.
|Barron, Burnett, Clark, Polk, Price, Rusk, Sawyer, Taylor, and Washburn counties
|Judicare Legal Aid provides civil legal assistance, information and education to low-income people, Native Americans, and others who might otherwise be denied access to justice.
|33 counties in northern Wisconsin, and Native American clients statewide
|Kids Matter Inc. provides legal services and other advocacy for children in foster and kinship care in the greater Milwaukee area.
|Milwaukee and Waukesha counties, limited services statewide
|Legal Action of Wisconsin, Inc. serves low-income clients in the areas of family law and domestic violence, housing, public benefits, special education, and economic development.
|39 counties in southern Wisconsin
|Green Bay, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Oshkosh, Racine
|Legal Aid Society of Door County is a volunteer organization that operates primarily as a screening and referral source to coordinate legal services through local pro bono attorneys.
|Sister Bay, Sturgeon Bay
|Legal Aid Society of Milwaukee provides family law, public benefits, landlord-tenant, consumer, municipal ordinance defense and civil rights law to low-income people in Milwaukee.
|LIFT Wisconsin (Legal Interventions for Transforming Wisconsin), a project of the Economic Justice Institute at the University of Wisconsin Law School, offers technology-driven legal assistance that clears civil legal barriers to economic prosperity for Wisconsin families.
|LOTUS Legal Clinic, Inc. serves victims of gender-based violence and human trafficking through trauma-informed legal advocacy, policy initiatives, education, and survivor empowerment.
|Metro Milwaukee Mediation Services, Inc. assists homeowners and their mortgage services in avoiding preventable foreclosures, and facilitates an informed and respectful transition in those instances where foreclosures are not avoidable.
|The Milwaukee Bar Association Foundation carries out charitable aims of the Milwaukee Bar Association and is a partner in the Milwaukee Justice Center, a collaborative project that taps volunteers to address unmet legal needs.
|Portage County Legal Aid Society is a volunteer attorney legal service that addresses the need for pro bono civil legal services for indigent persons in Portage County.
|Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Services provides prevention, education, and information to communities, families, and schools with the goal of obtaining safety and empowerment for all victims of domestic abuse.
|Marinette and Oconto Counties
|Vivent Health is committed to being a respectful, caring partner serving everyone affected by HIV through comprehensive, integrated programs including legal services.
|Appleton, Beloit, Eau Claire, Green Bay, Kenosha, La Crosse, Madison, Milwaukee, Superior, Wausau
|The Women's Center provides safety, shelter, and support to all affected by domestic violence, sexual assualt, human trafficking, and child abuse in Waukesha County.
|Winnebago Conflict Resolution Center, Inc. provides mediation services and training in mediation and conflict resolution statewide.
|World Relief Fox Valley is a Christian humanitarian organization that works with refugees and other immigrants in vulnerable situations as they rebuild their lives.