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April 05, 2021

LAWV and Unicare Launch Medical-Legal Partnership

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Legal Aid of WV and Unicare have partnered to provide legal help to more than 180,000 West Virginians receiving Medicaid through Unicare.



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March 29, 2021

CDC Order on Evictions for Non-Payment of Rent Extended - COVID-19

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The CDC has extended their order stopping evictions for non-payment of rent through June 30, 2021. Learn more about what this means.



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March 26, 2021

March is Developmental Disabilities Month

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March is Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month. Take a look at some of the ways Legal Aid of WV can provide resources to those living with developmental disabilities in West Virginia.



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March 26, 2021

Legal Aid Organizations Meet Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic

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On March 25, 2021, Legal Services Corporation held a caucus with legal aid organizations about the challenges of providing legal access to clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.



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March 24, 2021

Legal Aid of WV's Economic Impact Study

As part of our strategic plan, Legal Aid of WV conducted an Economic Impact Study, demonstrating the dollar-for-dollar value of legal aid. You can see the full report here.



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March 24, 2021

Meet Brendan Wood: Our Staff Attorney Working with West Virginians in Recovery

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Brendan Wood joined LAWV is September 2019 in a medical-legal partnership position with Cabin Creek Health System. Through this collaboration, he provides crucial legal services to West Virginians in recovery.



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March 24, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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All West Virginians 16 or older are eligible to get a vaccine. Here is a bit more information.



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March 18, 2021

American Rescue Plan Act Updates

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The American Rescue Plan Act is a new law that was passed to provide more help to people struggling because of COVID-19. Read more about what resources are available in the most recent law.



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March 02, 2021

Unemployment Compensation and SSI

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If someone in your family receives Social Security Income payments and got additional relief in 2020, there's a possibility the Social Security office could say they overpaid your family. Learn more about what to do in this article.



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February 17, 2021

Shirley's Story

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Shirley was raising four granddaughters alone, and she found a creative way to make it easier. The State responded by taking away her benefits. That's when she called Legal Aid of WV.



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