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PUBLIC BENEFITS

Protection of financial and other resources is among Legal Aid's top priorities.

 

Cases may include:
  • wrongful denial, reduction or termination of any needs-based public assistance program, eg. TANF, Food Stamps, SSI, Medicaid, General Relief, or non-service connected Veterans Affairs (VA) benefits; and
  • Social Security and SSI loss or overpayment of benefits, among others.
  • Restoring Driving Privileges (Watch the video below to learn more)
To learn more about your legal rights and responsibilities related to Food Stamps (click here).
To learn more about your legal rights and responsibilities related to Social Security Issues (click here).