What is Legal Aid SA?

We provide professional legal advice and representation to those who can’t afford it

How can I get legal aid?

It is important that we make sure the people we help need our assistance the most

Do I qualify for legal aid?

We perform a Means Test to determine if you qualify for legal aid assistance

How can we help you?

Visit our Get Help section for more information on how we can help you

Selfhelp Portal

Visit our Selfhelp Portal for guides, information and advice on different legal matters

Media Centre

Our Media Centre contains media updates, press releases, speeches and publications

Work at Legal Aid SA

Visit our Career Portal to find out more about working at Legal Aid SA

Legal Aid SA Tenders

Vendor forms, supplier information and our tenders are available in our Tenders section

Africa Legal Aid Network

If you need more information on legal aid in Africa, visit the ALAN section


TUNE IN to Kaya FM 95.9 (95.9 FM) TONIGHT from 8pm to hear Legal Aid SA's Communication Executive Mr Mfanafuthi Shabangu, National Legal Manager-Civil Ms Hanoneshea Hendricks and Head of the Legal Aid SA Krugersdorp Local Office Mr Stephen Mofokeng discussing accessing legal aid services in SA #KnowYourRights

Proudly #legalaidsa
... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

View on Facebook

TUNE IN to Intokozo FM (101.2 MHz) TODAY from 2pm to hear Legal Practitioner Sabatha Maphumulo from the Legal Aid SA Umlazi Local Office discussing Legal Aid SA's services #KnowYourRights

Proudly #legalaidsa
... See MoreSee Less

1 day ago  ·  

View on Facebook

TUNE IN to RADIO TURF 103.8FM (103.8 FM) TONIGHT from 7.30pm to hear Legal Aid SA's Limpopo/Mpumalanga Provincial Legal Manager Ernest Mogashoa discussing polygamy and the law #KnowYourRights

Proudly #legalaidsa
... See MoreSee Less

2 days ago  ·  

View on Facebook


If you've wondered whether you have to pay @LegalAidSA1 back, tonight's #TheLawReport is for you. #KayaFMTalk.

Hanoneshea Hendricks, Mfanafuthi Shabangu and Stephen Mofokeng all from Legal Aid are in the studio.

Tonight on #TheLawReport, @MotsoenengBill is joined by representatives from @LegalAidSA1 to unpack affordability and who qualifies for their services.

Reply with your questions for Michael and his guests. #KayaFMTalk

Load More...