Through the Rural Justice Task Force, LSC seeks to raise awareness about the civil legal needs of rural residents; profile model programs and approaches to providing effective legal services or information to Americans living in rural or rem
Access to Justice in Rural Areas
Providing legal aid to low-income people in rural areas can be particularly challenging because of distance, lack of access to transportation, and lack of awareness of the kinds of services and help that legal aid can provide.
- Learn more about Rural Summer Legal Corps
- Apply to become a Rural Summer Legal Corps Host Site
Use this page to learn more about the Rural Summer Legal Corps program, including how to apply as a host site or as a fellow.
Helping Rural Clients Keep Their Homes
When Linda’s * elderly mother grew ill with a terminal sickness, Linda moved into the old family home in a rural area of Georgia to take care of her. She learned that no one had been paying the property taxes on the home, and was shocked to discover the property had been sold at a tax sale.