Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

Houston, TX - Lone Star Legal Aid has been awarded a $40,000 grant from the Texas Bar Foundation that will support its Eviction Right to Counsel initiative. The concept of the program came to fruition after the pandemic pushed Houston and the rest of America into an eviction crisis. The Eviction Right to Counsel initiative  … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Awarded Texas Bar Foundation Grant to Support Eviction Right to Counsel Initiative

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

Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7, 2020, and December 15, 2020, for all Other Health Plans

Healthcare.gov is now open for enrollment, re-enrollment, or changes to your health plan! All enrollments, re-enrollments, and changes must be made by December 15, 2020. Please note this deadline is different for Medicare Part D. The Medicare Part D open enrollment period ends December 7, 2020. The Medicare plan in place December 8, 2020, will … Continue reading Medicare Open Enrollment Ends December 7, 2020, and December 15, 2020, for all Other Health Plans

Lone Star Legal Aid to Host Daily Live Presentations During Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week, November 9-13, 2020

Every year, Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week offers the opportunity for legal aid programs, bar associations, law schools, and more, to amplify awareness of civil legal aid available to veterans. This year, LSLA is excited to announce that it is part of the Texas Veterans Legal Coalition working with several other legal aid programs throughout … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid to Host Daily Live Presentations During Texas Veterans Legal Aid Week, November 9-13, 2020

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