Bronx legal clinic for women veterans in jeopardy of closing due to funding

Samantha Kubek, with the NY Legal Assistance, established the legal clinic, the nation's first for women veterans at VA hospital.

News Story, Video (New York)

News 12 the Bronx
November 13, 2019

Tags: Veterans

Organizations mentioned/involved: New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)


A free legal clinic for women veterans is jeopardy of closing its doors.

The New York Legal Assistance Group’s Women Veterans Legal Clinics at the James Peters VA Hospital in the Bronx is at risk for closing due to funding.

Unites States Army veteran Caitlin Bassett sought help through the clinic after she says she was having a hard time adjusting to civilian life after three deployments during her military caree