Legal Services

Organization Details

Organization Name:
Whitman-Walker Health
1701 14th Street NW,
Program Contact Phone
Program uses Language Line (Y/N)
Program staff provide services in other lanuages
Language Line, including ASL
Intake days/hours (by phone)
Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm
Cost or fee (describe)
No cost
No cost
Please note that all clients must complete a thorough intake interview for their case to be considered.
Program Description

Whitman-Walker Health's legal team is here to help you break through legal barriers to acheive improved health and wellness outcomes. Their full offering of legal services include:

  • Consumer/Debtor Rights including medical debt and student loan disability discharge.
  • Disability Insurance including assistance with initial Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications, appeals, terminations, overpayments and more.
  • Discrimination based on HIV status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in housing, education, employment, public accommodations, and healthcare.  
  • Immigration including asylum, adjustment, naturalization and more. 
  • Name and Gender Change including court orders for name changes, completion of administrative steps for gender marker changes, and other identity document updates.  
  • Insurance and Benefits including private insurance and public benefit matters, including DC Alliance, Medicaid (including in-home care), Medicare, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB), Low Income Subsidy (LIS), AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), and more.
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney including a variety of planning documents. 

If you are facing any of the legal issues described above, call Whitman-Walker Health's Legal Services program at 202-939-7630 to complete an intake interview or email us at

If you are facing any of the legal issues described above, call or email the Legal Services Proram to receive help.

Full Representation
Domestic Violence
Full Representation
Full Representation
Immigration and Citizenship
Full Representation
Life and Health Planning
Full Representation
Other Topics
Full Representation
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