Resources for Individuals
Smart Justice Spokane is advocating for reform of the criminal justice system. It does not provide services to individuals. A number of resources for support services and legal representation are listed below.
For housing, food assistance, health care, employment, etc.:
- Spokane Community Resources, Agencies, Ministries (provides an index to local services)
- Spokane Community Resource Guide
- Dial 211 on your phone (a centralized, regional number for non-emergency community assistance, providing callers with information about food, clothing, shelter and other social services. Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)
- Spokane Community Court Resource Room – open to the public, no court involvement necessary. Spokane Downtown Library, every Monday from 10:30 am to 1 pm.
For legal representation on issues other than direct representation on a criminal charge:
- Washington Law Help: Self-help resources on a variety of civil and criminal legal issues.
- CLEAR Line: Coordinated Legal Education, Advice & Referral Line: Monday-Friday from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at 1-888-201-1014.
- Center for Justice: Spokane legal advocacy organization – Driver’s Relicensing, clearing criminal records, legal financial obligations, police accountability, civil rights. 509-835-5211
- Gonzaga Law Clinic: 509-313-5791
- Spokane County Bar Association – Volunteer Lawyers Program: (509) 324-0144
- Attorney General’s Office:800-551-4636
- YWCA Domestic Violence Program: 509-789-9297
- Spokane County Court Facilitator (family law technical assistance): 509-477-7612
For legal representation on a criminal charge: