Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

Houston, TX- Lone Star Legal Aid has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities, and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. Occurring this year on November 28, #GivingTuesday is held annually on the Tuesday after Thanksgiving (in the US) and the widely recognized shopping … Continue reading Lone Star Legal Aid Joins the Global #GivingTuesday Movement

LSU Law Caravan Delivers Donated Furniture, Tech & Supplies to LSLA

Houston, TX (Baton Rouge, LA) – What seemed like immediately after news spread about our Houston office fire, we received outpourings of support from our sister agencies, law firms, and law schools around the country.  They, like us, were baffled by the chain of events in Houston at the time.  Through social media channels, we … Continue reading LSU Law Caravan Delivers Donated Furniture, Tech & Supplies to LSLA

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht Visits Lone Star Legal Aid’s Temporary Office

Chief Justice Nathan Hecht and Lone Star Legal Aid CEO Paul Furrh visited with LSLA staff at our temporary office space at McGuireWoods LLP. The worldwide firm donated office space to us following the fire at our Houston office in the middle of Hurricane Harvey. Chief Justice Hecht found our Equitable Development Initiative busy at … Continue reading Chief Justice Nathan Hecht Visits Lone Star Legal Aid’s Temporary Office

HHS Accepting Client Statement as ID for D-SNAP Applications

Texas may have lost important documents like birth certificates, Social Security cards, and even driver's licenses after the floods from Hurricane Harvey. The Department of Health and Human Services has announced that they will take a client statement rather than the normal identifying documentation required when applying for D-SNAP (disaster snap benefits.) “We have Texas … Continue reading HHS Accepting Client Statement as ID for D-SNAP Applications

With the exception of Houston, all offices closed for Harvey, are now open

  All offices closed in the anticipation and aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, are now open, Houston being an exception. All of our branch offices are operating their normal business hours and routine, in addition to providing disaster legal services and triaging calls for the Houston office. At this time, the Houston office remains closed for all … Continue reading With the exception of Houston, all offices closed for Harvey, are now open