Similar to preparedness and recovery after a hurricane, earthquake or wildfire, individuals may face legal issues related to health care, economic stability, safe and healthy housing, public services, employment, environmental justice, domestic violence, and discrimination due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Lone Star Legal Aid will continue to work on critical issues on behalf of our client community, through our individual client representation and systemic advocacy. In some cases, such as domestic violence, forced evictions, or service of court documents, you may need immediate legal help. Please contact us immediately. When our answering machine picks you up, please let us know if it is safe to call you back or leave you a message. We will arrange a time to speak when it is safe for you. All conversations are confidential. Lone Star Legal Aid provides free legal advice and representation to eligible clients in non-criminal matters throughout Southeast Texas If you need legal assistance in a non-criminal matter, or even if you only have a question or want general legal information, you must apply. Once we have verified that you are eligible, we will provide you with the support possible. To apply, simply contact your nearest office*, call our main Houston number, 713-652-0077 or our toll-free number 800-733-8394. Lone Star Legal Aid is a not-for-profit law firm. We provide free civil legal assistance to low-income families and individuals in 72 counties in Texas and 4 counties in Arkansas. We represent people who have legal problems but cannot afford a lawyer.
LSLA aims to help clients maintain and protect economic stability; housing maintenance and foreclosure prevention; protect and improve the lives of children; ensuring the safety of victims of abuse; and support for particularly vulnerable populations such as the elderly, the disabled, children, veterans and people with limited English language skills. Areas of activity include domestic violence, child advocacy, homeowner protection, tenant and social housing rights, income security and public services, access to health care, consumer fraud protection, disability rights, employment, education, civil rights, and disaster relief. All of our clients have low incomes. Many are women and children. Some are victims of domestic violence who need help to escape violence and remain non-violent. Others are residents with disabilities who need housing assistance, some need help applying for food stamps or applying for Medicaid, Medicare or SSI. Our selection process is designed to prioritize clients whose issues are life-changing or threatening. Phone: (409) 763-0381 800 Phone: (800) 551-3712 Fax: (409) 762-5739 All of our clients have low incomes. Many are women and children. Some are victims of domestic violence who need help to escape violence and remain non-violent. Others are residents with disabilities who need housing assistance, some need help applying for food stamps or applying for Medicaid, Medicare or SSI.
Our selection process is designed to prioritize clients whose issues are life-changing or threatening. 8:30 a.m. to 12:| p.m. 13:00 – 15:30 Monday – Thursday Have you ever used this desk for anything? What did you think? Client applications are reviewed based on financial eligibility and other requirements. Clients who are unsure if they are eligible for our services can call the office at the phone number below. You can also call our toll-free number at 1-800-733-8394. You can use either method to complete an application so that Lone Star Legal Aid can determine if you are eligible for services. 2200 Market St. Suite 301 Galveston, TX 77550 USA LSLA will host a chat with its community partner The Jesse Tree on Facebook Live tomorrow afternoon. Learn how the CARES Act protects Texas tenants and discourages many landlords from evicting until August.
Activate our Facebook account @LoneStarLegalAid at 3pm until Friday, May 22, 2020. 2200 Market Street Suite 301 Galveston, TX – 77550 Phone Number: (409) 763-0381 Fax: (409) 762-5739 COVID-19 Changes: Lone Star Legal Aid is available and accepting online applications for all of its offices. Unless there is a special program, clients must generally be at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. This is measured by your household`s gross monthly income relative to the size of your household. For other languages, Interpeter is available on request. Check-in hours are the hours during which the office can take calls to potentially take on new cases. Office hours:08:00 – 12:00 and 13:00 – 17:00 Monday – Friday We hope our customer community is safe and well managed in these ever-changing and uncertain times. We continue to monitor the COVID-19 and coronavirus pandemic throughout our service area and Lone Star Legal Aid`s work will continue with all virtual operations.
This means that we work from home and are not reachable in our offices. Emergency rooms are accepted Monday to Friday during all office hours. All Lone Star Legal Aid employees are currently working from home due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. This means that we are currently not available in our offices, but all Lone Star Legal Aid offices remain open virtually and accept applications online or by calling the office phone number listed below. I received SSI benefits before child benefits. Ssi is everything I`ve been getting for about 7 years. I need help and advice on what to do with child support because I don`t have a work history. YMCA International Services 6300 Westpark Dr, Ste 600Houston, TX 77057Immigration.