Lone Star Legal Aid’s Military and Veterans Unit Reunites Army Mother and Child

Kamaria Chery is an active-duty soldier currently stationed at Fort Hood and the mother to a newborn son. When her son was only 5 months old, his father filed a family suit seeking to be named the Sole Managing Conservator for him. Chery was concerned because shortly before, she had reported him to the authorities … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s Military and Veterans Unit Reunites Army Mother and Child

LSLA’s Conroe Branch Extends Help to Both Tenant and Landlord During Eviction Case

Elizabeth Villareal came to LSLA after being served with an eviction petition and having her water shut off for three weeks. She, her husband, and two daughters were struggling financially as a result of COVID-19; Elizabeth contracted COVID and lost her job as a result. By the time she had recovered, the business had gone … Continue reading LSLA’s Conroe Branch Extends Help to Both Tenant and Landlord During Eviction Case

Lone Star Legal Aid Providing Free Medicaid & SNAP Application Assistance In Person

Need free or low-cost health insurance for your kids? Would you like assistance with applying for Food Stamps? Come to a free Lone Star Legal Aid enrollment clinic! Where: Spring Branch Family Development Center – Social Services Office 8575 Pitner Road Houston, TX 77080 When: Thursday, October 29th from 9 am – 2 pm Thursday, … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Providing Free Medicaid & SNAP Application Assistance In Person

Stimulus Checks Still Available for Eligible Incarcerated Persons Through November 21

Many of the 1.5 million incarcerated people in the U.S. met the requirements for stimulus payments but only 85,000 of them were able to receive their checks before the action was reversed. Those who had been incarcerated as of March 27, 2020 were previously deemed ineligible by the IRS to receive their stimulus checks. However, … Continue reading Stimulus Checks Still Available for Eligible Incarcerated Persons Through November 21

Texas Workforce Commission to Reinstate Work Search Requirements in November

With the nation beginning its economic recovery, the Texas Workforce Commission will reinstate work search requirements for those in need of unemployment benefits. Work search requirements have been suspended since March when the pandemic forced sweeping shutdowns. Although the COVID crisis is nowhere near resolved, employment opportunities have been steadily cropping up in Texas as … Continue reading Texas Workforce Commission to Reinstate Work Search Requirements in November