The ACLU of South Carolina exists to protect and expand the civil rights and civil liberties guaranteed to South Carolinians by the US and State Constitution. To achieve this mission, we take on legal cases and fight for our clients in the courtroom.
We accept requests for legal assistance from community members. We only accept requests that are submitted using the form linked below or that are sent to us by mail at the address below. We do not review requests for legal assistance in person, over the telephone, or by email.
Each year, we receive thousands of requests for assistance. Although we review and retain the information we receive, we are unable to respond to the vast majority of requests for assistance. If you submit a request, you should not expect to receive a response from our office. If you need immediate legal assistance, please contact a lawyer, your local public defender or pro bono organization, or the South Carolina Bar Association. Do not wait for a response from the ACLU.
To request legal assistance through the mail, please send a letter describing in detail the incident or the issue that prompts you to request legal assistance and mail it to us:
ACLU of South Carolina
PO Box 1668
Columbia, SC 29202