Building Resources to Support Health Center MLPs

Health centers have long recognized the importance of offering services beyond medical care to improve the health of their patients, including language access, transportation, and community supports. Over the past few years, a growing number of health centers have added civil legal aid services to this list, recognizing the critical role civil legal aid and medical-legal partnership (MLP) can play in eliminating barriers to good health posed by complex social and legal needs. But historically, health centers have struggled to procure and sustain the resources required to support MLP programs.

Medical Legal Partnership