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Give Your Input and Get Help at Flood Recovery Meetings


HAZARD, Ky. (WYMT) - The Kentucky River Area Development District is hosting meetings starting Thursday regarding flood recovery in Breathitt, Knott, Letcher and Perry Counties. KRADD Executive Director Michelle Allen said they want to hear from p...

Donate and Grab your AppalReD Legal Aid Pride Shirt


PRIDE is around the corner! This year at AppalReD we served nearly 600 LGBT community members and their families. All too frequently, we heard they were surprised to find an attorney who would fight by their side. Our clients have been told to ...

Over $8 Million in Grants to Fight the Opioid Epidemic in the Commonwealth


FRANKFORT, Ky. (April 27, 2023) – Attorney General Daniel Cameron today announced more than $8 million in grant funding to 24 opioid abatement programs in the Commonwealth. The grants will be awarded by the Kentucky Opioid Abatement Advisory Commissi...

Executive Director Transition and Search


After eight years of dedicated work to further AppalReD Legal Aid’s mission of expanding equal access to justice and providing high quality legal assistance to low-income families, Rob Johns has announced that he will be departing from his role as Ex...

Hazard Pro Se Family Law Clinic on April 11


This is a FREE pro se (do it yourself) clinic that will be held in Hazard, KY 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 bot...

Registration open: March 28 Expungement Clinic Somerset


Sign up today! Spots are limited. Once you sign up Goodwill will reach out to confirm your spot and time. Prior to the in-person clinic, Goodwill will request your unofficial background records from the Administrative Office of the Court for...

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Richmond Expungement Clinic March 14


Expungement is how a record of criminal conviction is erased, destroyed or sealed from a state or federal record. An expungement order directs the court to treat the criminal conviction as if it had never occurred, essentially removing it from a defe...

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...