Le­gal services or­ga­ni­za­tion gets grant

Daily Freeman (Kingston, NY) - - COMMUNITY -

WHITE PLAINS >> Le­gal Services of the Hud­son Val­ley was awarded a two-year $225,000 grant from the Dyson Foun­da­tion for the gen­eral sup­port of the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s work in Ul­ster, Dutchess and Or­ange coun­ties.

Le­gal Services of the Hud­son Val­ley is the only provider of com­pre­hen­sive civil le­gal services to those who can­not af­ford it in the seven coun­ties of the lower and mid-Hud­son Val­ley. The foun­da­tion’s com­mit­ment will en­able Le­gal Services of the Hud­son Val­ley’s at­tor­neys to as­sist poor, low-in­come, dis­abled and or vul­ner­a­ble in­di­vid­u­als and fam­i­lies in hear­ings, ne­go­ti­a­tions and court pro­ceed­ings across a range of le­gal needs, in­clud­ing chil­dren’s law and ad­vo­cacy, elder law, do­mes­tic vi­o­lence, dis­abil­ity law, hous­ing emer­gen­cies, health­care and con­sumer fraud.

More than 40 staff are based out of the or­ga­ni­za­tion’s of­fices in Kingston, Pough­keep­sie and New­burgh. For more in­for­ma­tion, call (877) 574-8529.

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