Assists and enables low income families, elderly, disabled and other vulnerable individuals in South Central and Western Kentucky to resolve legal problems. Has 6 offices.
Link to organization
Primary geographic focus: Kentucky
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: KLA
CONTENT MENTIONING/INVOLVING THIS SOURCEOp-Ed Robert Johns
Richmond Register (KY)
January 31, 2018
Kentucky’s civil legal aid programs serve the working poor, seniors, veterans, people with disabilities, nursing home residents, and victims of domestic violence.
News Story Associated Press (AP)
March 27, 2018
State lawmakers are considering cutting the program to save money in a budget crunch caused by massive pension liabilities and stagnant revenues.
Column Joe Patrice
Above the Law
April 18, 2018
Kentucky's broken the taboo against eliminating legal aid funding -- expect things to get even worse around the country.
News Story WKU Public Radio (Kentucky)
November 18, 2014
Only Oklahoma ranks lower than Kentucky when it comes to how the state’s court system serves its low-income and disabled population. On a 100-point scale, Kentucky comes in at 33.4 percent.
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