The Youth Law Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which provides free juvenile legal information and advocacy to Polk County youth and
legal advice to youth across the State of Iowa. The
Youth Law Center provides youth, and professionals
who work with youth, legal information pertaining to
areas such as: emancipation, abuse and neglect,
sexual abuse, family problems, school, homelessness, mental health, chemical dependency, delinquency,
and guardianship/custody issues. The team is also available to speak to school and community groups about youth rights and responsibilities. The Youth Law Center's professional services team is comprised of
case workers and attorneys.
Office Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm CST
Address: 300 Walnut Ste. 295
Des Moines, IA 50309
Phone: 515-244-1172 / 1-800-728-1172
Eligibility Requirements: Children under 18 years of age or professionals who work with youth. No fees charged to juvenile clients.