Funding Critical Constituent Services Across the Country

 Veterans, the elderly, children, victims of domestic violence, and others benefit from LSC-funded services.


 

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VIDEO: Helping Veterans Rebuild After Returning From Service | Maine

When Bryan Noyes returned to Maine after military deployment, he suffered from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and faced significant barriers to establishing financial stability. While struggling to support himself, Bryan discovered that he was heavily in debt. He turned to Pine Tree Legal Assistance for help.

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Domestic Violence and Cancer Survivor Finds Help From Legal Aid | New Mexico

Leanne* married a man who was once charming, fun and loving. However, after the honeymoon phase she began to experience physical, emotional, verbal, and financial abuse. “He was like Jekyll and Hyde,” Leanne said.

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Helping an Adoptive Family Access Healthcare | Ohio

Elizabeth* is the Johnson* family’s ninth foster child. In 2011, she was placed with the Johnson family days after her birth because of prenatal exposure to heroin, cigarettes, and alcohol.

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Helping Survivors Find Relief After A Disaster | Pennsylvania

In 2011, Hurricane Irene severely damaged Mr. Smith’s* Collegeville home. Mr. Smith, a single father, incurred relocation costs and experienced significant delays in receiving assistance from FEMA and his insurance company. In the meantime, Mr. Smith began to use his own funds to begin repairing his home.

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Helping Veterans Rebuild After Returning From Service | Florida

Mr. D* joined the Marines when he was 17 years old. While serving in Vietnam, he was injured three times and received two Purple Hearts. When Mr. D came back to the United States, he began to struggle with post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). He went AWOL (absent without official leave) and lived in shame while trying to battle his illness alone.

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