October 18, 2021

Manchin, Capito Announce $432K To Expand Legal Services For Low-Income West Virginians

Washington, DC – U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), members of the Senate Appropriations Committee, today announced $432,769 from the Legal Services Corporation (LSC) to Legal Aid of West Virginia as part of the Pro Bono Innovation Fund. This funding will support and expand pro bono efforts and partnerships to serve low-income West Virginians with civil legal issues.
“Ensuring every West Virginian has access to legal aid is vital,” said Senator Manchin. “I am pleased the Legal Services Corporation is investing in the Legal Aid of West Virginia pro bono program to provide low-income West Virginians with legal services, and I will continue to advocate for resources that support every West Virginian in their time of need.”
“Programs like this provide West Virginians with access to the legal services they may need,” Senator Capito said. “Integrating new technology into a statewide system will help streamline the delivery of resources to our state, assist with case management transition, and increase availability of legal services to low income communities across West Virginia."