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Thank you for supporting Pine Tree Legal Assistance

Giving to Pine Tree Legal Assistance is about believing that everyone deserves equal access to justice and, that if we can instill more fairness in our society, there will be less poverty.

There are many ways to support Pine Tree Legal Assistance

  • Donate online with a credit card by clicking here.
  • Donate by mail with a check. Please send your donations to Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Attn: Helen Meyer, P.O. Box 547, Portland, ME 04112.
  • To make a donation of stock, please contact Helen Meyer at (207) 774-4753.
  • Join a special group of people who have made bequests or other legacy gifts to Pine Tree Legal Assistance. Learn more here.
  • Support the Campaign for Justice, a special effort by Maine’s legal community to support legal aid.

Important information

Pine Tree Legal Assistance is a non-profit organization incorporated on June 14, 1966. Our tax ID number is 01-02 79387. Our legal name is "Pine Tree Legal Assistance, Inc." Our administrative office is located at 88 Federal Street, Portland, ME 04101. You can contact our Executive Director, Nan Heald and our Development Director, Helen Meyer at (207) 774-4753.

PTLA is a 501(c)(3) organization and is funded in part by the Legal Services Corporation (“LSC”). As a condition of the funding received from LSC, PTLA is restricted in certain activities in all of its legal work, including work supported by other funding sources.  PTLA may not expend any funds for any activity prohibited by the Legal Services Corporation Act, 42 U.S.C  §2996 et. seq. or by Public Law 104-134.  Public Law 104—234 §504(d) required that notice of these restrictions be given to all funders or programs funded by the Legal Services Corporation.  For a copy of these laws or any further information, please contact:  Executive Director, Pine Tree Legal Assistance, PO Box 547, Portland, Maine 04112; Tel. 207-774-4753.

Transparency and accountability are important to us

Pine Tree Legal Assistance is a well-established charity with a strong reputation, locally and nationally. We pride ourselves on our fiscal accountability: we consistently have clean audits, receive positive reviews from numerous of our funders, and we are a Platinum Star Guidestar agency.

The following information is made available to the public in order to provide a comprehensive overview of Pine Tree Legal Assistance's financial activities.

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