September 2017 Newsletter

NEWSLETTER / March 2018

South Carolina Legal Services (SCLS) is a non-profit law firm. We provide free legal services in a wide variety of civil (non-criminal) legal matters to eligible low income residents of South Carolina. Our mission is to provide legal services to protect the rights and represent the interests of low income South Carolinians.

Home For The Holidays..And Beyond

When Roxanne and her four children moved to South Carolina in March of 2015, her father Al Rende thought it would be a turning point for her. Instead, Roxanne reverted back to her old ways of irresponsible behavior, drugs, and abandonment of the children. With the help of SCLS, Al and his wife Joanne had to become the parents these four children never had.

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SCLS Housing Solution

In 2012, Congress introduced a new program to help address the growing concern about the condition of the aging public housing complexes. The program implementation led to some confusion, which in turn led to some tenants not receiving the requisite termination notices. SCLS remedied the issue and saved affordable housing not only for our clients but for others in the community.

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Importance of Advance Care Planning

Staff attorney Cliff McBride, along with a probate judge Gail Ingrahm, led a lunch-and-learn on advance care. Learn more about advance care planning and why now is the right time to think about it.Read More

SCHelp Mortgage Assistance

Are you worried about foreclosure? You may be eligible for SC HELP mortgage assistance. Apply before November 30, 2017.

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Neighbor Day 2017

On August 12th, our Charleston office held its annual Neighbor Day. School supplies, shoes and other giveaways, food and fun activities for members of the community.

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