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The Maryland Center for Legal Assistance (MCLA)

What is the MCLA?

The MCLA is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Maryland Legal Aid. Through a contract with the Administrative Office of the Courts, MCLA operates the District Court Self-Help Resource Centers in Baltimore City, Glen Burnie, Upper Marlboro, Salisbury and the Maryland Courts Self-Help Center in Annapolis.

The Self-Help Centers deal with a wide range of civil legal matters, including landlord-tenant, consumer matters such as debt collection and credit card cases, child support, and criminal record expungement to remove barriers to obtaining housing, employment, a license, and child custody. In 2016, more than 55,000 self-represented litigants were assisted through the Self-Help Centers.

Self-Help Resource Centers

(410) 260-1392 Telephone Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m

Live Chat Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m

Walk-In Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m

Annapolis (call center only)

Baltimore City

501 East Fayette Street 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21202

Glen Burnie

7500 Governor Ritchie Highway
Glen Burnie, MD 21061

Upper Marlboro

14735 Main Street
Upper Marlboro, MD 20772


201 Baptist Street
Salisbury, MD 21801

Employment Opportunities

Administrative Assistant - Full-Time

District Court Self-Help Center, Upper Marlboro, MD

Staff Attorney - Full-Time

Maryland Court Self-Help Center, Annapolis, MD