*HLA is fully operational during the COVID-19 pandemic, with our regular business hours: 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Friday.

If you are a Massachusetts resident and are having trouble getting health care or health insurance benefits, you may be eligible for our services. HLA provides free legal assistance to people who meet our income guidelines and other acceptance criteria.

Contact Us

By phone:  Call HLA directly at 617-338-5241 or call toll-free 888-211-6168 and ask for the Intake Paralegal.

By mail: Write to...

Attn: Intake Coordinator
Health Law Advocates
One Federal Street, 5th Floor
Boston, MA 02110


Financial eligibility for HLA legal services

To be eligible for legal assistance from HLA, an individual must:

  • Have household income less than the limits below and not have financial assets to procure private counsel
Household Size 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Annual Household Income $38,280 $51,720 $65,160 $78,600 $92,040 $105,480 $118,920


  • Have medical expenses that exhaust financial resources