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Legal Services Corporation Provides Technology Grant to LAWMO


The Legal Services Corporation has awarded a Technology Initiative Grant to the Legal aid of Western Missouri in the amount of $91,124.00. The funds will be used to develop an artificial intelligence-enabled appointment-scheduling s...

Free Legal Help For Veterans in Missouri


The KY3 website in Springfield, Missouri, posted the article below for free legal help for veterans. The original article is located at: https://www.ky3.com/2022/09/21/your-side-free-legal-help-veterans/ Article posted September 21, 2022 T...

The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) Release New Eviction Brief


Last week, LSC released a new brief that highlights the critical role pro bono attorneys play in eviction defense. The findings are part of LSC's congressionally directed study, The Effect of State & Local Laws on Evictions. The brief highligh...

Greene County Emergency Rental Assistance Keeps Hundreds in Homes; More Seeking Help


By Kaitlyn Schumacher Published: Mar. 17, 2022 Reprinted from KY3.com Local News Page SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KY3) - Greene County is distributing millions of dollars to help keep people in their homes. With the cost of utilities rising, m...

Legal Aid of Western Missouri Economic and Housing Initiatives


Legal Aid’s Economic Development Unit represents nonprofit community organizations in neighborhood improvement activities, including creating and preserving low-income housing in Kansas City. Attorneys provide legal assistance to neighborhood ass...

2022 My Free Taxes


The MyFreeTaxes Partnership provides free state and federal tax preparation and filing assistance for qualified individuals (combined 2021 income under $58,000). For assistance, call 1-855-698-9435 Monday-Friday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.; Saturday, 11 a.m.-8 p....

Free Tax Assistance Offered In The Ozarks!


Do you need help preparing your taxes? Several ATLS (Across the Life Span) coalition agencies will provide tax assistance to individuals from early February through the end of tax season. Contact the program provider for additional information. Th...

Medicaid Expansion Provides Health Insurance Assistance to Missourians


What is Medicaid expansion? The Affordable Care Act provides public insurance (Medicaid) to cover adults ages 19 through 64 with incomes at or below the limit for their household size. Missouri selected this option through a ballot initiative ena...

Understanding Missouri Expungement Law


This article was updated to reflect changes in the law, which took effect Aug. 28, 2021. Individuals who committed certain crimes may have those offenses sealed under Missouri’s expungement law, lifting a huge stress off their shoulders and openin...

Missouri Legal Aid By the Numbers


The Legal Services Corporation (LSC) provides funding to each state’s legal aid program(s) to provide legal aid to eligible clients. In return, every legal aid program must provide a report to LSC concerning their service delivery numbers and operati...