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Legal Aid Explains: Changes to Kentucky’s Unemployment System


Attorneys from Kentucky’s four civil legal aids released a video today to help people who are out of work understand changes to the unemployment insurance system that went into effect January 1. Katina Miner, Advocacy Director at Ke...

Expungement Clinic, Job Fair, Haircuts and More!


The Eastern Kentucky Reentry Council is hosting a Community Resource Event on March 2nd from 10:00 am-2:00 pm. Free haircuts, a job fair, Medicaid connectors, and more! AppalReD Legal Aid attorneys will be there hosting an expungement clinic. Walk-in...

What does new SSA settlement for Conn victims mean?


Yesterday, a settlement was reached with the Social Security Administration that will allow about 500 of Conn’s former clients who lost their disability benefits to request a new hearing. Those who request hearings can ask to have their monthly benef...

Request for Proposals: REGIONAL CIVIL LEGAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT


Request for Proposals: AppalReD Legal Aid REGIONAL CIVIL LEGAL NEEDS ASSESSMENT Issued: January 10, 2023 1. Introduction Appalachian Research and Defense Fund of Kentucky, Inc. (AppalReD Legal Aid) seeks an independent consultant to conduct a ci...

Amid a housing crisis, advocates push for tenants' rights


By Sierra Marling smarling@richmondregister.com, Dec 29, 2022, The Richmond Register There were 559 eviction filings in Madison County from Oct. 2021 to Oct. 2022, according to data from the Legal Services Corporation. Those evictions equate to...

Evening Pro Se Family Law Clinic Virtual February 8


This is a FREE pro se (do it yourself) clinic that will be held virtually on Zoom from 5:30pm-8:30 pm. The Pro Se Family Law Clinic is available for persons from any county in our service area, will be limited to 20 participants and is available for ...

Pro Se (Do It Yourself) Family Law Clinic January 10th


This is a FREE pro se (do it yourself) clinic that will be held virtually on Zoom from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm. The Pro Se Family Law Clinic is available for persons from any county in our service area, will be limited to 20 participants and is available for...

Expungement Clinic January 17 in Corbin, KY


UPDATE: Registration is full. However, we will accept 20 walk ups. (1/10/23) January 17, 2023 10:00 am-12:00 pm 37 South Park Center Drive, Corbin, KY Please register in advance for this expungement clinic by visiting https://goodwil...

Disaster Relief Legal Clinic in Whitesburg Coming on Oct 5


PRESTONSBURG, KENTUCKY– SEPTEMBER 30 2022 – AppalReD Legal Aid is holding a legal clinic to assist flood survivors with their disaster-related legal issues, such as FEMA appeals, on Wednesday, October 5th...

AppalReD Legal Aid to Host Legal Clinic for Flood Survivors on Oct 5


AppalReD Legal Aid is holding a legal clinic to assist flood survivors with their disaster-related legal issues, such as FEMA appeals, on Wednesday, October 5th from 9:00am to 4:00pm at CANE Kitchen in the old Whitesburg High School building in White...