NEWS & EVENTS

Closed for the Christmas Holiday

Closed for the Christmas Holiday

DECEMBER 23, 2020 - Legal Aid Society will be closed on Thursday, December 24 and Friday, December 25 for the Christmas holiday. We will re-open at 8:30 am on Monday, December 28.

Congratulations to Our 2020 Law Graduates for Passing the Bar Exam!

Congratulations to Our 2020 Law Graduates for Passing the Bar Exam!

DECEMBER 2, 2020 - Congratulations to John Altman, Heather Heineman, and Ivory McGuire for passing the Ohio Bar Exam! John Altman (top right) is a 2020 law graduate working in Legal Aid’s Family & Immigration and Housing & Consumer practice groups. John earned...

Legal Aid Adjusted Thanksgiving Hours

Legal Aid Adjusted Thanksgiving Hours

NOVEMBER 24, 2020 - Legal Aid Society will close on November 26 and 27 for the Thanksgiving holiday. We will re-open at 8:30 am on Monday, November 30.

Potential Scam Alert

Potential Scam Alert

NOVEMBER 23, 2020 - Have you received Pandemic Unemployment Assistance? If so, you could be the target of a scam. The scammers send notifications that look as if they are from the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services (ODJFS). Using the agency’s logo, they...

Making an Emergency Withdrawal From Your Retirement Account

Making an Emergency Withdrawal From Your Retirement Account

NOVEMBER 18, 2020 - Did you know you might be able to take an emergency withdrawal from your retirement account without penalty if COVID affected you? Legal Aid attorney David Wovrosh explains why in this short video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8kXjNiYmXA   For...

You May Be Eligible for Coronavirus Funds

You May Be Eligible for Coronavirus Funds

NOVEMBER 10, 2020 - Are you an Ohio resident and at risk for utility disconnection, eviction, or are delinquent on your mortgage due to COVID-19 related job loss?  You may be eligible for assistance from the Coronavirus Relief Fund that will pay for rental arrears,...

You May Be Eligible for Ohio’s Home Relief Grant

You May Be Eligible for Ohio’s Home Relief Grant

NOVEMBER 7, 2020 -   Hamilton County Residents who are behind on their rent, mortgage, water, and/or sewer payments may be eligible for assistance from the Coronavirus Relief Fund. The Relief Fund will pay for rental arrears, mortgage delinquencies, and past due...

Second Round of Student Meals Benefits Approved

Second Round of Student Meals Benefits Approved

OCTOBER 2, 2020 - Ohio has approved  a second round of Pandemic EBT (P-EBT benefits) to help pay for meals for students who are not attending in-person school this August and September. Families who are on SNAP will receive P-EBT benefits on their Ohio Direction EBT...