Washington has about 26,316 actively practicing lawyers, working across a wide range of disciplines and sectors. Many low-cost and pro bono programs are there in the state to help the disadvantaged. Washington has over 48 different institutions dedicated to help people. This includes various pro-bono divisions in law firms, volunteer lawyer programs, housing justice projects and domestic violence remedy centers. The state is home to the call-in free legal help hotline, where those in low-income groups can get immediate advice from qualified volunteer lawyers.