Due to COVID-19, Beacon Law is only conducting in-person intake on Fridays.
To apply for legal services, click on the blue "Apply for Legal Services" button on this page and complete the online application.
If you have questions or need further assistance, please call us at 713-220-9780.
We champion equal justice for homeless, low-income individuals and remedy the conditions that burden and marginalize them.
90% of America's civil legal aid need goes unmet, but that's not the case with our Beacon Law program. Volunteers help Beacon Law meet the legal needs of Houston's homeless.
ID Restoration including but not limited to resolving driver's license holds, replacement of immigration documents, and name change (for purposes of obtaining ID).
Sealing Criminal History (expunctions and non-disclosures)
Social Security Disability Appeals
Limited Family Law (uncontested pro se divorce and child support modification)
Housing Law including evictions
Limited Wills & Estates including small estate affidavits and estate planning
In 2020, we:
Served 1,625 unduplicated individuals
Resolved 4,500 legal cases
Helped realize over $1.04 million in direct benefits to clients