COVID-19 Response

Though our offices are closed to the public to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, we are still working, and we are here to help you! To receive help from Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO), Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (ABLE) or a pro bono program, you must be low-income and live in one of 32-counties of northwest and west central Ohio, OR be an Ohio resident and have a legal problem in one of 32-counties of northwest and west central Ohio; and complete an application for services.

Education and Special Education:

Housing and Eviction:

CDC Eviction Moratorium Packet

  1. Worksheet: Am I eligible?
  2. Information Sheet: Stop Eviction
  3. Rent Assistance Resource List
  4. Declaration Form

Additional Housing Resources

Eviction Map:

The map below shows Municipal Courts in the ABLE/LAWO Service Area.

  • Red: Still Evicting
  • Pink: Starting to evict (after halting evictions initially)
  • Blue: Halted evictions (through a published order)
  • Yellow: Evictions Continued on Docket (no order, but no evictions scheduled for near future on docket)
  • White: Unknown

Scams and Schemes: