May 9th -15th is National Hurricane Preparedness Week

May 9-15, 2021 is National Hurricane Preparedness Week. This week is dedicated to informing, preparing, and planning for disastrous weather this hurricane season. Rain, wind, and water can happen anywhere, not just on the coast, so it’s keen to start preparing as soon as possible. It is important to consider how COVID-19 might affect your … Continue reading May 9th -15th is National Hurricane Preparedness Week

Lone Star Legal Aid’s New Advocacy Project: Justice for Older Adults

For many people, becoming an older adult brings newfound freedom and benefits: grown children, impending retirement, exploring new interests, travel, and more time for self-care. But just as often, older adulthood can bring challenges to safety, independence, self-determination, and financial security. May is Older American’s Month which raises awareness concerning elder abuse and neglect as … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid’s New Advocacy Project: Justice for Older Adults

Connecting Texas Kids to Coverage: On-site Enrollment Clinics Announcement

Lone Star Legal Aid is beginning to have more community partners join our Connecting Texas Kids to Coverage Unit for on-site enrollment clinics. Please see the dates and times below. BakerRipley Harback: Medicaid/CHIP Enrollment Clinic  Frequency: Monthly Event – 3rd Wednesday of the Month Address: 6225 Northdale Street Houston, TX 77087 Time: 9 AM – 1 PM  Highland Heights Elementary School: Medicaid/CHIP Enrollment … Continue reading Connecting Texas Kids to Coverage: On-site Enrollment Clinics Announcement

Connecting Texas Kids to Medical Coverage: Lone Star Legal Aid Available to Help with SNAP and Medicaid Benefit Appeals

HHSC announced SNAP and Medicaid benefit renewals will automatically be renewed so that existing clients can maintain coverage during the crisis, but many Lone Star Legal Aid (LSLA) clients have reported their benefits have been denied or terminated.  Lone Star Legal Aid’s Connecting Texas Kids to Coverage Team is available to help SNAP and Medicaid … Continue reading Connecting Texas Kids to Medical Coverage: Lone Star Legal Aid Available to Help with SNAP and Medicaid Benefit Appeals

Domestic Abuse and Divorce – Mother and Children Feared for their Lives

Julie and Jeffrey got married in 2006 and share two young children. Jeffrey had always been abusive throughout their marriage. He would physically hit and choke her, bully his two children, and had several affairs with male partners. In addition to his violent behavior, he was an alcoholic and once under the influence, his abuse worsened. Because of his constant intoxication, he also failed … Continue reading Domestic Abuse and Divorce – Mother and Children Feared for their Lives