News Story (Pennsylvania)
February 27, 2017
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Tags: Funding: Federal
Organizations mentioned/involved: Neighborhood Legal Services Association (Pittsburgh) (NSLA), Southwestern Pennsylvania Legal Services (Washington, PA) (SPLAS), Laurel Legal Services (Greensburg, PA), Legal Services Corporation (LSC)
In civil cases, basic human needs can still be at stake, however, such as those involving shelter, safety or child custody, noted Robert Racunas, Neighborhood Legal Services Association’s executive director.
His organization’s clients “include hard-working, low-wage earners; victims of domestic violence; veterans; the disabled; abused seniors; and the homeless, as well as countless others without the resources to afford legal assistance even when their need is desperate,” Mr. Racunas noted. The agency serves Allegheny, Beaver, Butler and Lawrence counties.