Press Releases

40 in 40: Early Cased Covered Benefits, Adoption

To celebrate our 40th anniversary in 2017, Virginia Legal Aid Society is telling 40 stories that reflect our history, our people and the cases and events that have made the past 40 years so memorable. These will be released over 40 weeks, finishing at our gala... read more

VLAS Surveys Area on Demand for Legal Services

LYNCHBURG, VA., March 23, 2017 – Virginia Legal Aid Society, Inc., (VLAS) has launched a broad effort to determine the civil legal needs of low-income families and individuals from Central, Southside and Western Tidewater Virginia. The nonprofit law firm is... read more

40 in 40: The Last Obstacle

Part 2 The Last Obstacle to the Launch of Virginia Legal Aid Society To celebrate our 40th anniversary in 2017, Virginia Legal Aid Society is telling 40 stories that reflect our history, our people and the cases and events that have made the past 40 years so... read more

40 in 40: A Grand Vision

Virginia Legal Aid Society: A Grand Vision To celebrate our 40th anniversary in 2017, Virginia Legal Aid Society is telling 40 stories that reflect our history, our people and the cases and events that have made the past 40 years so memorable. These will be released... read more

Beazley Foundation Provides $20,000 Grant to VLAS

Beazley Foundation Inc., supporter of many organizations serving South Hampton Roads for nearly seven decades, has awarded a $20,000 grant to Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) to help the agency support low-income families in the City of Suffolk and Isle of Wight... read more

Virginia Law Foundation Provides $5,000 Grant to VLAS

LYNCHBURG, VA – The Virginia Law Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Virginia’s legal community, has awarded a $5,000 grant to Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) to help the agency provide critical access to justice to more people in its six-city, 20-county service... read more

VLAS Files Complaint with Office of Civil Rights

Federal Civil Rights Complaint Challenges Discrimination in Danville Public Schools DANVILLE, VA – Three students have filed an anti-discrimination complaint against Danville Public Schools with the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights. The complaint... read more

New Farmville Office

Virginia Legal Aid Society’s Farmville office relocates to better serve the community.   Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) is pleased to announce that our office in Farmville is relocating during the week of March 23, 2015 to 217 East Third Street Farmville, VA 23901.... read more

Virginia Legal Aid Society’s Martinsville Outreach

Virginia Legal Aid Society (VLAS) will resume monthly outreach for interviews with applicants and clients in Martinsville beginning on March 26, 2015, and continuing on the fourth Thursday of every month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. in an office generously made... read more

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