Medical-legal partnerships integrate lawyers as a vital component of the healthcare team.
Through direct service, transforming institutions and influencing policy change, MLPs address the non-medical determinants of health.
Medical-legal partnerships address social determinants of health and seek to eliminate barriers to healthcare in order to help vulnerable populations meet their basic needs and stay healthy.
Did you know?
Physicians, nurses, social workers, attorneys and paralegals are now partnered at more than 225 hospitals and health centers nationwide. Learn more at National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership.
Connecting volunteer attorneys to children and families with unmet legal needs.
Curing Social Detriments to Health.
Partners and Supporters
Primary partners in the Arkansas Medical-Legal Partnership include: Arkansas Children's Hospital; Legal Aid of Arkansas, Inc.; Center for Arkansas Legal Services; and Walmart, Inc.