COVID-19 / Coronavirus Response Plan
You can find helpful videos, info sheets, and other information at our Additional Resources page. Click the topic heading on the left hand side of the page to view information about that topic. Some pages include helpful information that is not specific to COVID-19 and helpful anytime.
We also have some helpful links for coping with the pandemic that are not legal in nature in the PDF below.
List of impacted programs and services
This page is meant to provide helpful information and will be kept as up-to-date as possible. However, it may not be a complete listing of impacted services. Please call your local Legal Action office if you have questions about a service not listed here. While many of these services are suspended at their locations, we are helping clients with legal problems remotely and encourage you to call.
Eviction Defense Projects – Suspended at the court houses, but we are helping clients remotely. Please call.
Expungement Clinics – Suspended
Driver’s License Recovery Clinics – Suspended
Presence at Sojourner Family Peace Center – Suspended
In person meetings or intakes at Legal Action offices – Suspended
DOES Project in-person meetings at prisons - Suspended
Community Law Project Office Hours in all locations – Suspended
Student Legal Aid Project at Milwaukee Area Technical College and Madison College – Suspended
How we are helping / Legal Action In the News
Beyond working hard to continue operations and provide legal aid during the epidemic, we are committed to helping the community respond to the crisis. Read more about those efforts at the links and documents provided below.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: The farmworkers keep grocery stores stocked are at high risk for coronavirus
Wisconsin Watch: Wisconsin hospitals sue patients over debt - even during pandemic
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Governor announces statewide ban on evictions and foreclosures
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Story: Landlords should be banned from carrying out evictions during Coronavirus crisis, say Legal Action of Wisconsin
CBS 58 Story: Coronavirus Evictions