If you can’t afford a lawyer, you often can’t afford justice.
This lack of justice threatens the most basic human needs of many low-income people: food, shelter, health care and personal safety.
Legal Action of Wisconsin provides free legal services to low-income people who would be denied justice without our help.
We deliver top-quality, personalized legal service to each and every client we serve. We also emphasize legal work with a broader reach, aimed at systemic changes that will help more people achieve a decent quality of life.
Our priority practice areas and special projects include: Benefits and Health programs, Family Law, Housing Law, Licenses, Criminal Records & Employment, SeniorLAW, Migrant Farmworkers, Social Security and the DOES Project.
For nine months, Shatara Jackson had been enrolled in the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program administered through the Housing Authority of Racine County (HARC). Everything had been going well for Jackson and her four-year-old daughter, so she was shocked when she received a letter from HARC stating her housing assistance had been terminated.