Veterans who receive legal help with housing, benefits, and consumer or personal matters experience show improvements in mental health, according to a recent study.
The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals partnered with The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program to host a Pop Up Legal Clinic for veterans and their family members at the Cohen Clinic on Wednesday, December 6, 2017. The Veterans Consortium Pro Bono Program helps veterans in need and their families, caregivers, and survivors by providing the best legal services free of charge to meet their challenges.
Attorneys were available to discuss issues and legal referrals in the following practice areas: veterans law, military discharge upgrade matters, disability/benefits claims, family law, consumer law, landlord/tenant law, and employment law. We are grateful to Danica Gonzalves, Esq. for helping us to provide veterans in the Washington, D.C. area with free legal assistance.
Easter Seals Serving DC | MD | VA has used its framework as a charitable organization serving people with disabilities and special needs to expand into assisting active duty military, veterans and their families. Click HERE to learn more about our military and veteran services.