United Way Awards Funds for Legal Services

The United Way of St. Clair County (UWSCC) established their Emergency Services -COVID-19 Relief fund early in the pandemic. The fund helps organizations address the unique needs they are facing specific to COVID-19.

Their latest grant from the fund went to Lakeshore Legal Aid to provide subsidized legal services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault.¬†Lakeshore Legal Aid has identified an increased need for their services from abuse survivors due to the pandemic, and the grant will allow them to lessen the survivors’ hardships by providing free services while they are recovering and getting back on their feet.

To learn more about the United Way of St. Clair County’s Emergency Services Fund – COVID-19 Relief or to apply for funding, visit their website <HERE>

Reporting for WGRT – Jessie Wiegand