How do I apply?

Visit the Texas RioGrande Legal Aid (TRLA) intake office inside the Travis County Law Library. The intake office will help you learn if you qualify to apply for free attorney help from Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. You will fill out an intake form and answer questions about your case. You must meet the income and immigration requirements to qualify for TRLA’s services.

Legal advice will not be given at the intake office.

Where do I apply?

Travis County Law Library & Self-Help Center
314 West 11th Street, Suite 140
Austin, TX 78741
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When do I apply?

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Important! Apply in person on the day TRLA accepts intake sheets for your type of case. See the chart below. You can also apply online or call TRLA’s intake directly at 1-888-988-9996.

Important! The Law Library staff cannot tell you if you will qualify for TRLA’s services. Only Texas RioGrande Legal Aid can do an intake and assessment of your issue.

Day Type of Help Needed
Monday State and federal public health benefits and veterans benefits
Tuesday Family Law cases involving family violence
Wednesday Housing help for tenants
Thursday Family Law cases involving family violence
Friday Wills