Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas has closed offices in six locations and their related counties—Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, McKinney, Waxahachie, and Weatherford—through March 27 to the public in response to Gov. Greg Abbott’s state of disaster declaration.

In-office appointments will only be scheduled on an as-needed basis. All clinics and outreach events also are suspended through March 27. The remaining offices and their related counties remain open to the public.

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas will continue to take applications from people needing help and to serve current clients in the DFW metroplex. People needing civil legal help in a non-family matter should go to Those needing help with general civil legal matters may apply by calling 888-529-5277 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas will continue to post updates on its website as they occur.