Veterans

Video of 164331553 2016 White House Forum -Remarks by Hon. Patrick J. Murphy Video of 158637771 Congressional Briefing Showcases the Importance of Meeting Veterans’ Legal Needs Video of 130583643 Serving Those Who Have Served Our Country - Bryan Noyes, Veteran, former Pine Tree Legal Aid client...Read more
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Washington Graphic
Paul*, a veteran and single father with three teenage children, was deemed ineligible for a project-based voucher waitlist by a local housing authority because of “poor rental history” and “misrepresentation of criminal history.” Paul contacted Northwest Justice Project (NJP) for help in reversing...Read more
Michigan Graphic
Logan*, a 51-year-old homeless veteran, had zero income and had recently been cut off food stamps and Medicaid. His physical and mental disabilities prevented him from complying with program reporting requirements. Logan contacted Legal Services of South Central Michigan (LSSCM) for help finding...Read more
Minnesota Graphic
Barbara*, a disabled 60-year-old veteran, was facing eviction and the loss of her Section 8 voucher. She was being evicted because her building had a persistent bed bug problem. Her landlord agreed that she was not the source of the bed bugs, however, because of her disability, she had a hard time...Read more
New Hampshire Graphic
Bill* is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran who lost both legs while serving his country. When the 55-year-old vet called the Legal Advice & Referral Center (LARC) in October 2013, he and his wife were on the verge of losing their rented home in Manchester, NH. The landlord had obtained an eviction...Read more
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David*, a retired Vietnam War veteran on a fixed income, purchased a car on a 72-month lease. As the note neared maturity, David received a notice that the loan had been extended for nearly a year. David tried to resolve the issue himself, contacting the Better Business Bureau and attempting to...Read more
IDAHO GRAPHIC
Most of John’s* income came from veterans’ benefits since he was unable to work regularly. John’s only other source of income came from occasionally repairing the local fire department’s engines. One day John’s* credit union emptied his bank account to pay a debt his wife owed prior to marriage. He...Read more
LOUISIANA GRAPHIC
Tony*, a homeless Vietnam veteran suffering from PTSD and other disabling conditions, was approved for a special housing voucher. His doctor from the Veterans Affairs office recommended he have an emotional support/service animal to assist in living successfully in his new housing. Tony found his...Read more
wyoming
Phyllis*, an elderly veteran, was disabled, homeless, and losing hope. While living on the streets Phyllis lost her identification card and all her personal paperwork. As a result, she was unable to apply for food stamps, housing, and other assistance. Phyllis went to Stand Down – a program...Read more