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34 legal aid clinics get $2.4M for those in need

Law Bulletin - January 18, 2018

By David Thomas Law Bulletin staff writer Not every client who comes to The Family Defense Center can afford the legal fees it charges to represent children and families who are trying to navigate through the child welfare system. A $20,000 grant the center received last month will help subsidize

Legal aid Groups Awarded $2.4M

WIFR 23 - January 12, 2018

CHICAGO, Ill. (WIFR) - The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation approves more than $2 million in grants for legal aid groups. Nearly $300,000 of the money will go to Prairie Street Legal Services, which has an office in Rockford. The non-profit provides low-income people with representation on family, housing and consumer

Grants awarded to Carbondale civil legal aid providers

The Southern - January 16, 2018

by Dustin Duncan CARBONDALE — The Illinois Equal Justice Foundation Board of Directors approved grants totaling more than $2.4 million to 34 Illinois civil legal aid providers in December. Several of those funds went to Carbondale nonprofit organizations. Grants were made possible with funding from state appropriation for legal aids

Statewide legal hotline debuts to aid veterans

Chicago Daily Law Bulletin - November 7, 2017

By David Thomas Law Bulletin staff writer U.S. service members and veterans who are dealing with legal problems in Illinois can now take advantage of a new statewide legal aid hotline and support network that is launching today. Potential clients can call (855) 452-3526 to get in touch with attorneys