February 11th is United Way’s 2-1-1 Day

2-1-1 a free and confidential service that helps people across North America find the local resources they need 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Every day thousands of people across North America turn to 2-1-1 for information and support—whether financial, domestic, health or disaster-related. 2-1-1 is a free, confidential referral and information helpline … Continue reading February 11th is United Way’s 2-1-1 Day

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

During the month of February, the National Resource Center on Domestic Violence and LoveIsRespect.Org join efforts to raise awareness about teen dating violence, highlight promising practices, and encourage communities to get involved. This year, LSLA joins NRCDV and LoveIsRespect.Org, by helping raise awareness through community presentations. The first step in breaking the cycle of abuse is to start talking.

LSLA’s Foreclosure Prevention Project Battling Bail Bond Property Liens

When Ms. Joyce Pryor applied for legal assistance with Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA), she was in the process of remodeling her home because it had been damaged by Hurricane Harvey. She purchased her home in 1988, and after 30 years and a hurricane, it needed some love. Luckily, Ms. Pryor qualified for assistance in … Continue reading LSLA’s Foreclosure Prevention Project Battling Bail Bond Property Liens

Friday, January 25, 2019 is EITC Awareness Day

The Earned Income Tax Credit, EITC or EIC, is a benefit for working people with low to moderate income. What is Awareness Day? Community organizations, elected officials, state and local governments, schools, employers, and other interested parties partner in a national effort to increase awareness of refundable credits by shining a large spotlight on them from multiple media sources. Media coverage … Continue reading Friday, January 25, 2019 is EITC Awareness Day