As the world continues to fight the spread of the coronavirus, domestic and family violence have intensified. To combat this increase, Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) has taken its outreach efforts online with targeted live presentations. LSLA provides virtual presentations for the community where attorneys and community partners provide legal information about the services … Continue reading International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women: What Lone Star Legal Aid is doing to End Violence against Women
In observance of Thanksgiving, all Lone Star Legal Aid offices will be closed Thursday, November 26th and Friday, November 27th. All offices will resume normal business hours on Monday, November 30th for online and telephone intakes. Happy Thanksgiving!
Overview This month is Military Family Appreciation Month and while we recognize the military men and women who have served and are currently serving in the line of duty, we take the time to honor the heroes besides the hero; the family members. Military families oftentimes can become victims of targeted military family scams while … Continue reading Military Family Appreciation Month: An Opportunity to Educate Military Families on Common Scams and how Legal Aid can Protect Your Family
A pandemic in a pandemic After COVID-19 was declared a health crisis and a global pandemic, as a result, another silent pandemic was on the rise. As the virus has spread across the world affecting lives economically, socially, mentally, financially, physically, and academically, there are more stressors in place for domestic violence. There are studies … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month Blog Series PART III: The Impact of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence
Part II of Lone Star Legal Aid’s Domestic Violence Blog Series discusses listening to the voices of survivors and believing their stories. It’s important to be advocates for victims of domestic violence, but it is also essential to just listen as well. Sharing stories is a part of the October campaign which encourages the nation … Continue reading Domestic Violence Awareness Month Blog Series PART II: Listening to Voices of Survivors