Vermont (VT) Civil Legal Aid

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Civil Legal Aid Providers Related to This Geographic Area

Champlain Valley Office of Economic Opportunity (CVOEO) (Vermont) -- Nonprofit formed in 1965 to carry out the Economic Opportunity Act in Vermont’s Northwest Counties of Addison, Chittenden, Franklin and Grand Isle.

Disability Rights Vermont (DRVT) -- A statewide agency dedicated to advancing the rights of people with disabilities and mental health issues.

Law Line of Vermont -- A non-profit legal services law firm, established in 1996, that provides free consultation, advice, and community education for low income Vermonters

Legal Services Law Line of Vermont -- Law Line is a non-profit legal services law firm, established in 1996, that provides free consultation, advice, and community education for low income Vermonters. Office in Burlington.

Vermont Legal Aid (VLA) -- Statewide non-profit law firm established in 1968 to provide free civil legal services to Vermonters who are low-income, elderly and those with disabilities.

VTLawHelp.org -- Website. Project of Vermont Legal Aid and Vermont Law Line.


Organizations (not Providers) Related to This Geographic Area

Selected, incomplete list of organizations that have done something relating to civil legal aid. Listing below does not imply endorsement.

Vermont Access to Justice Coalition (VTAJC) -- The Equal Access to Justice Coalition was established in January 2004 and has worked since then to address the unmet need.


Other Information Sources

Access to Justice Initiative: Vermont Access to Justice Coalition (VTAJC)

LSC state grantee profile: LSC-Funded Programs in Vermont (Legal Services Law Line of Vermont)

National Coalition for a Civil Right to Counsel: Vermont

American Bar Association: Resources for people without a lawyer in Vermont


Press Clips Covering This Geographic Area

Where pot is now legal, no-longer-criminals seek forgiveness
June 22, 2018 | Associated Press (AP) | News Story

Rats, frozen pipes and sleepless nights: Vt. lacks enforcement of rental housing safety
January 12, 2018 | Burlington Free Press | April McCullum | News Story

Legal Aid Services Benefit All Vermonters
March 26, 2017 | VTDigger.org (Vermont) | Daniel Richardson | Op-Ed

A Little Free Advice: Lawyers Help Vermonters Facing Eviction
March 15, 2017 | Seven Days (Vermont) | Katie Jickling | News Story

Change In Vt. Medicaid Policy Could Improve Access To Live-Saving Hepatitis C Treatment
December 16, 2016 | Vermont Public Radio | Peter Hirschfeld | Audio, News Story

Vermont Supreme Court Decision Expands Access To Health Care Subsidies
December 14, 2016 | Vermont Public Radio | Taylor Dobbs | News Story

Vermont advocates work to expand Hepatitis C treatment
December 4, 2016 | Associated Press (AP) | News Story

For Some Vermonters Suffering From Hepatitis C, Life-Saving Cure Is Out Of Reach
December 2, 2016 | Vermont Public Radio | Peter Hirschfeld | Audio, News Story

Consumer Interests Must be Central to Health Care Changes
January 14, 2016 | VTDigger.org (Vermont) | Trinka Kerr | Op-Ed