American Bar Association Commission on Homelessness and Poverty
The American Bar Association Commision on Homelessness and Poverty (ABACHP) provides technical assistance to pro bono legal programs addressing the national crisis of homelessness. ABACHP develops programs to help lawyers who wish to provide pro bono services to benefit homeless clients and publishes informational documents on legal issues related to homelessness and poverty.
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Center for Adolescent Health and the Law
The Center for Adolescent Health and the Law (CAHL) conducts research, analyzes laws and policies, prepares and disseminates publications, provides training and technical assistance, and engages in advocacy. The Center's work addresses a broad range of issues influencing the financing, delivery, and utilization of comprehensive health services for adolescents.
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Immigrant Services Directory: Public Resource for Intake Referrals
This directory from the American Civil Liberties Union
(ACLU) includes over 400 organizations providing a variety of legal services to immigrants across all fifty states. The guide is organized geographically, followed by an alphabetical index of organizations by name. Information about each organization is displayed in a standard one-page format with various fields indicating the services provided, the area and detention facilities served, non-English language services available, and other relevant information.
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Immigration Legal Service Providers Directory
Legal Services Corporation
Legal Services Corporation (LSC) is a private, non-profit corporation established by Congress in 1974 to assure equal access to justice under the law for all Americans. LSC makes grants to local agencies for the provision of high-quality civil legal assistance to those who would be otherwise unable to afford legal counsel. The LSC website also includes a webpage to find legal aid
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National Disability Rights Network Education
The National Disability Rights Network (NDRN) is the nonprofit membership organization for the federally mandated Protection and Advocacy (P&A) Systems and Client Assistance Programs (CAP) for individuals with disabilities. Collectively, the P&A/CAP network is the largest provider of legally based advocacy services to people with disabilities in the United States. The NDRN believes in the right of all students, including those with disabilities, to an equitable and appropriate education in a safe environment, based on access to the general education curriculum.
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National Housing Law Project
The National Housing Law Project (NHLP) is a national housing law and advocacy center. The goal of NHLP is to advance housing justice for the poor. NHLP's primary areas of emphasis are public policy advocacy, litigation assistance, training, and research and writing, focusing on issues and problems that will have the greatest impact on the housing rights of the poor.
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National Law Center on Homelessness and Poverty (NLCHP)