Public Defender Referral

The Bail Project / Public Defender Referral

    Thank you for reaching out. The Bail Project currently serves individuals in cities where we have a site. If you have a client that needs help paying bail in one of the following cities please select your location and complete the form below. The information requested helps us provide timely bail assistance to individuals. We appreciate your support in providing as much information as possible.

    In New Orleans, The Bail Project has partnered with The Safety and Freedom Fund at Operation Restoration. Our partnership site serves people incarcerated at the Orleans Parish Prison in the Orleans Parish Criminal District Court system.

    Information on Person being Referred


    Case Information for the Person Who Needs TBP Support Services

    While we prioritize assistance on bail amounts of up to $5,000 to maximize the number of people we can help, we review all referrals and take individual circumstances into account.

    Use only numbers. No decimals, commas, dollar signs, etc.


    Pretrial History


    To your knowledge does the client have any of the following holds in this or another jurisdiction?

    Court Information


    Needs assistance getting to court?

    Attorney / Referring Party Information

    Additional Demographic Information


    Immigration Concern

    Has Valid State ID


    Advocacy Needs

    Voluntary Supports Requested

    JobTransportationPhoneHousingMental HealthSubstance UseOther

    The Bail Project, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. We pay bail for people in need at no cost to them or their loved ones. We are an independent organization not affiliated with or a part of any law enforcement agency.

    Our services are free of charge. If you receive an inquiry from someone claiming to be from The Bail Project and asking for money to pay bail for you or your loved one, please do not send any money. Instead reach out to us directly using this form or by giving us a call at (323) 366-0799.

    You should not send us any confidential information in response to this webform. Whatever you disclose to us will not be privileged or confidential and The Bail Project, Inc. cannot protect this information if requested through a court.