809 North 13th Street, PO Box 265, Albany, Missouri  64402

                                660-726-3800 Toll-free 888-844-5626 Fax 660-726-4113  

1304 North Walnut Street, PO Box 185, Cameron, Missouri 64429

  660-240-9400 Toll-free 855-205-7520 Fax 816-396-0568  

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Legal Aid of Western Missouri


Do you need legal assistance, but cannot afford to pay for services, in any of these areas:


Beneficiary Deeds

Consumer Issues

Family Law

Foreclosure Prevention


Housing Assistance

Landlord/Tenant Law

Medicaid/Medicare Denial

Orders of Protection

Power of Attorney, both Durable Powers of Attorney and Health Care Directives

Social Security Income denial


The St. Joseph Legal Aid of Western Missouri office covers residents in Andrew, Atchison, Buchanan, Caldwell, Clinton, Daviess, DeKalb, Gentry, Grundy, Harrison, Holt, Linn, Livingston, Mercer, Nodaway, Putnam, Sullivan and Worth Counties; and those are their main areas of practice.   


Legal Aid of Western Missouri provides free civil (non-criminal) legal assistance to people who need it the most, and but can least afford it.  Legal Aid is the only organization in western Missouri that provides free, comprehensive civil legal services to low-income people.  Their work is highly cost-effective and addresses root causes of community problems.  Legal Aid collaborates with other community organizations to solve community problems, working on housing, health care, public assistance, domestic violence and other issues.  Northwest Missouri Area Agency on Aging partners with Legal Aid.  Anyone interested in applying for their services can make appointments at the NWMOAAA Albany or Cameron office at 888-844-5626 or 855-205-7520


With offices in Kansas City, Joplin, St. Joseph and Warrensburg, LAWMO serves a 40-county area where 295,000 people live in poverty.


Staff members from their local office are willing to do presentations for community individuals and social service agencies who wish to learn more about their services.  To request speaking engagements, please feel free to call them toll free at 800-892-2101. 


For more information, visit their website at