Welcome to the website of Volunteer Legal Services Project of Monroe County, Inc. (VLSP).
VLSP provides free legal help to low-income residents of Monroe County, New York who are facing non-criminal legal problems. VLSP's services are provided by 1,600 pro bono volunteers who donate their time and talent to ensure that low-income people have access to the justice system when faced with serious legal problems.
We hope that you find this site useful and informative, and welcome your comments. Click here to contact us.
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Volunteer Legal Services Project
Telesca Center for Justice
1 West Main Street, 5th Fl.
Rochester, New York 14614
To improve the quality of life of low-income residents of Monroe County by ensuring the existence of a readily available panel of skilled volunteer attorneys to resolve serious legal problems.