For those with nowhere else to turn, ILAO is a light in the night
Your gift sparks a light in the darkness. 

Each day, more than 10,000 people come to Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) because they need help with critical problems, like food insecurity, eviction, discrimination, domestic abuse, divorce, and deportation. Many of these people find ILAO in the dead of night, as they lie awake, worrying. At their darkest hour, ILAO provides help and hope. Thanks to your support, we provide the help people need, when they need it, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

Your tax-deductible gift opens opportunities in someone’s life at a time when they need it most.

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Why support Ilinois Legal Aid Online?

Illinois Legal Aid Online (ILAO) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Our vision is a just society where all people have equitable access to opportunities. We relentlessly work to ensure that people understand their legal options and can act on their rights. Whether it’s 3 AM or 3 PM, ILAO is there 365/24/7…because legal problems don’t wait for offices and phone lines to open.  

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Your help gives people in need education and advocacy tools.

There are many ways for you to get involved with ILAO. From individual to corporate giving, from grants to special events, from volunteering to honoring someone who is important in your life, we provide many ways for you to partner with us. To learn how you can best support ILAO, contact [email protected].

Your passion to help others makes a difference.

Your support of and partnership with ILAO means that we can continue to improve our services and offer up-to-date legal tools through innovation. Laws are constantly changing, and so is technology. We must provide accurate, timely resources. In all that we do, we uplift those who are most in need of justice as the focus of our work.