We provide free information and legal assistance to people fleeing the war in Ukraine.

Ukraine Pro Bono Collaborative is a partnership between ELIL and six international law firms with offices in Poland. The aim of the project is to provide high quality information and legal assistance to refugees arriving from Ukraine to help them obtain temporary protection, answer legal questions and help them navigate legal procedures in Poland.

Pro-bono lawyers work in closed, confidential offices in four locations – WCPR, the reception centre on Modlinska Street, the Ukrainian House and the Labour Office on Marszalkowska Street. Lawyers receive refugees seeking legal support and provide initial legal information, assistance and advice on a variety of topics related to temporary protection and Polish law (such as refugee rights, child custody, legalisation of documents, etc.) More complex cases are referred to specialised lawyers.

We work closely with key humanitarian organisations in Poland and clients are also referred to us from UNHCR or UNICEF. We also work closely with the National Chamber of Legal Advisers.

The addresses where our services are conducted:

Global Expo
Modlińska 6d Street, 03-216 Warsaw – Praga Polnoc
Room to the left of the reception desk

WCPR – Warsaw Family Support Centre
81 Targowa St., 03-408 Warsaw
Intercultural Centre for Social Development
885 466 439 – enrolment number for clients

Ukrainian House – 29 Andersa Street, Warsaw
Entrance between the gallery and the bookshop, on the first floor.
789 714 618 – enrolment for legal consultation
727 805 764 – general helpline

Labour Office – Service Point for Citizens of Ukraine
Marszałkowska 77/79 St., room 4A (on the mezzanine)
22 391 13 00 – contact to the office

Category of aid

Legal Aid
Country / Region:
  • Poland
  • Mazovian province

Who is the help for?

Age group
  • Children
  • Youth
  • Adults
  • Elderly

Activity details

Form of legal activity
  • non governmental organization
Mode of operation
  • in-person
  • helpline
Period of operation
  • permanent operation

Contact

Phone number
Address
Date of last data update
  • 25 January 2024

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