Legal
Services

Elderly Legal Assistance Program (ELAP)

The Columbus office of Georgia Legal Services provides legal representation, legal information and community education on civil legal matters to persons age 60 and older throughout the 16-county area served by the River Valley AAA.  Services are provided in the areas of public benefits, health care, income securities, housing, consumer issues, nursing home issues, wills and estates and other end of life issues by a staff of five (5) attorneys and two (2) paralegals.  Legal assistance is available twice weekly by telephone, quarterly at senior centers, or as needed on an emergency basis.

For Information and Assistance with our Programming Call 1-800-615-4379. 

A counselor will assist you in finding services and resources. We have a database of over 25,000 resources statewide. 

Serving the Georgia Counties of Clay, Crisp, Cusseta-Chattahoochee, Dooly, Georgetown-Quitman, Harris, Macon, Marion, Muscogee, Randolph, Schley, Stewart, Sumter, Talbot, Taylor and Webster