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The mission of the Legal Aid Society is to protect and strengthen families by providing equal access to justice for our most vulnerable among us, including those who are impoverished, the elderly and victims of domestic violence.

 

 

 

“THIS PROGRAM IS HOPE, FOR A NEW FUTURE, FOR A  NEW LIFE.”

“Maria’s case is a perfect example of the comprehensive, diverse wraparound services that LAS and Metropolitan can provide for victims of domestic violence,” said Managing Attorney Melanie MacBride, as she introduced Maria at the 2019 Equal Access to Justice Awards Luncheon.

“For years I lived with domestic violence, with not knowing what to do, where to go, as I had no money, no family … so I just kept living with this domestic violence situation,” Maria shared. “One day I just said, no more. My kids need me, they cannot keep seeing this situation.”

Read more of Maria’s story here.

Maria speaks at the 2019 Equal Access to Justice Award Luncheon about her experiences with LAS and Metropolitan

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