Youth Law Center

Parent Organization: Youth Law Center

Location Information

300 Walnut St suite 295, Des Moines, IA, USA

Phone 5152441172 | Fax 5152444370

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.


  • Free juvenile court representation to youth in Polk County
  • Free legal advice to youth across the state of Iowa


Under 18 years of age or professionals who work with youth can call for advice.

Intake Process:

Call for additional information.


Monday – Friday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm, 24 hour answering service will take messages for local and statewide calls.


No Cost to Participant

Handicap Accessible: Yes

Appointment Needed: Yes

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