How Legal Aid Helps Veterans

Facts & Figures

A Message from LSC's Board Chair, John G. Levi

LSC and its 132 grantees in every state across the country assist the nation’s 1.7 million vets eligible for LSC-funded services with these and many other civil legal issues.

Among our initiatives: launching in 2010, the first national website focused on helping veterans and military families; providing on-site legal help at veterans’ centers; establishing medical-legal partnerships with veterans’ health centers; operating legal hotlines for veterans; taking part in Stand Down events for homeless veterans; organizing pro bono assistance; and other outreach and advocacy programs. 

LSC and its grantees stand with our veterans every day, and on this day, join all Americans in saluting their service.

View Veteran's Day Press Release

Forums & Congressional Briefings

Client Success Stories

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Serving Those Who Have Served Our Country

Q&A with veteran Bryan Noyes, a former Pine Tree Legal Aid Client

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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Other Client Stories from Veterans Helped by LSC Grantees

Helping Veterans Access Housing Benefits | Washington
Helping The Elderly Access Healthcare | South Dakota
Marine Corps Veteran Finds Affordable Housing | New Hampshire
Helping Elderly Veterans Maintain Safe Housing | Minnesota
Helping Veterans Access Food and Health Benefits | Michigan
Helping Veterans Access Safe Housing | Louisiana
Legal Aid Helps Veteran Fight Wage Garnishment | Idaho
Helping An Elderly Veteran Access Healthcare Benefits | Wyoming
Helping a Veteran’s Family Stay Financially Secure | Nevada
Helping Disabled Veterans Maintain Safe Housing | Rhode Island
Helping a Father Reunite with His Children | Connecticut
Protecting Elderly Disabled Veterans | Virginia
Helping A Veteran Access Disability Benefits | South Carolina
Helping Elderly Veterans Maintain Safe & Adequate Housing | Montana
Legal Aid Helps Veterans Rebuild After Returning From Service | Florida
Helping Veterans Access Safe Housing | Washington, D.C.

Our Grantees In The News

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