Legal Services Corporation

The Legal Services Corporation is the single largest funder of civil legal services in the nation. Established by Congress, LSC operates as an independent 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation that provides grants for high-quality civil legal assistance to low-income Americans. The grants are awarded to nonprofit legal aid programs in every state, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories. The legal aid programs address the civil legal needs of the elderly, veterans and military families, victims of domestic violence, people with disabilities, tenants and homeowners facing foreclosure or eviction, victims of natural disasters, and others.

A Year-End Message to LSC-Funded Programs From Chairman John Levi and President Jim Sandman

As we commemorate this year the 40th anniversary of LSC’s founding, we want to express our gratitude for your extraordinary efforts to sustain LSC’s mission to help ensure equal access to justice. Your vital work breathes life into that mission and every year helps thousands of low-income Americans meet legal challenges that threaten their security and safety.

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