Worthington Office (Southwest Region) - Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services LSC Funded

Who We Are

Free legal assistance for low-income persons with civil legal problems. No criminal law.   NEW CASES call Intake Hotline at (888) 575-2954 for information and screening.

General Contact Information

Worthington Office (Southwest Region) - Southern Minnesota Regional Legal Services
421 Tenth Street (map)
Worthington, MN 56187
(507) 372-7368
Toll Free
(800) 233-0023

Choose a legal issue to learn more about the services provided:

Administrative Appeals & Litigation


Am I eligible for Public Benefits?

Applying for Housing

Assistance for Veterans

Assistive Technology

Asylum, TPS and Other Humanitarian Relief


Bankruptcy or Tax

Bed Bugs

Benefits for Dependents and Survivors

Bullying and Harassment

Buying and Owning a Home

Cars and Car Problems

Cash Assistance Programs (GA, MFIP, EA)

Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Child Abuse and Protection (CHIPS)

Child Care

Child Support

Citizenship / Naturalization

Contract and Warranty Problems


Credit and Credit Reports

Crime Victims and Immigration Law (U Visas and T Visas)

Criminal Expungement

Criminal Expungement

Custody and Parenting Time

Debt Collection and Garnishment

Debtor-Creditor / Commercial

Disabilities, Discrimination and Sexual Harassment

Disability & Employment

Disability and Employment

Disability Rights & Discrimination


Disasters and Housing

Discipline / Suspension / Expulsion

Discrimination / Civil Rights

Discrimination in Schools

Divorce (Dissolution)

Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Domestic Violence / Spousal Abuse

Domestic Violence, VAWA and Housing

Education and Training for Veterans

Education of Homeless Youth

Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse

Employment Visas and Other Work Issues

English Language Learners (ELL) and Immigrant Students


Expungement of Eviction Records

Family Leave

Farm Business and Marketing

Fee Waivers

Financial Aid / Student Loans

Food Assistance

Foreclosure for Homeowners

Foreclosure for Tenants

Fraud Hearings

Free Tax Preparation Resources

FSA Credit

FSA Farm Programs

General Benefit Information

Getting Property Back After You Move Out

Government Health Care Programs

Government Health Care Programs

Government Health Care Programs

Guardianship, Conservatorship and Power of Attorney

Guest and Roommate Issues


Health Care

Health Care Appeals and Complaints

Health Care Directives

Health Insurance & Health Care Exchanges

Home & Community Based Services

Home & Community Based Services

Home Loans for Veterans

Hunting and Fishing Rights

Identity Theft / Privacy

Indian Child Welfare Act


Insurance Options for Veterans

Job Discrimination

Job Training & Re-Training Programs

Land Use / Environmental

Lead Paint

Legal Words: What Do They Mean?

Low Income Tax Credits

Mediation and Alternative Dispute Resolution

Medical Assistance and Medicare for the Disabled

Mental Health & Substance Abuse

Mobile Home Laws

No Child Left Behind Act

Nursing Homes / Assisted Living / Other Housing

Nursing Homes and Assisted Living

Other Consumer Issues

Other Farm

Other Housing Issues

Other Issues

Other Public Benefits Issues

Other Tax Issues and Videos

Other Work


Payday Loans, Tax Refunds and Predatory Lending


Permanent Resident Status (green card)



Probate, Wills and Trust Land

Protecting Your Money and Avoiding Scams

Public Benefits and Health Care

Public Benefits for Immigrants

Public Housing, Section 8 and Other Housing Programs

Refund Anticipation Loans / Tax Scams

Relative and Third Party Custody and Parenting Time

Removal (Deportation) and Waivers of Removal

Renter's Refund (CRP)

Repairs, Condemnations and Lock-outs

Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Representing Yourself in Small Claims Court

Right to an Interpreter and Translation

Rights of Veterans and Servicemembers

Scams, Fraud and Unfair Sales Practices

Secondhand Smoke

Security Deposit

Social Security and Other Disability Benefits (SSI, MSA)

Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)

Special Education

Special Education Rights

Student Abuse / Maltreatment

Student Abuse / Maltreatment

Student Loans

Student Records

Tax Liens / Revenue Recapture

Tax Resources for Service Providers

Tribal Sovereignty and Public Law 280

Truancy / Compulsory Attendance

Unemployment Benefits

Unemployment Benefits


Utility and Bill Assistance

Veterans with Limited Income

Veterans with Service-Connected Disabilities

Wage Claims

Wills, Probate and Trusts

Workers' Compensation

Wrongful Termination

Your Right to a Court Interpreter