Legal services organization gets grant
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.