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Informational Videos Released

CLSMF has released four informational videos on topics that are most common for our clients. These videos are intended to reach audiences who need legal help, but do not know where to start. In 2018, CLSMF will work on expanding the production of these informational videos to cover a variety of topics that the public … Read More

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Maria Evacuees in Florida: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDICAID

Maria Evacuees in Florida: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MEDICAID Can I get help for medical care? Yes. In Florida, Medicaid provides medical coverage for low-income individuals and families, including persons who evacuate to Florida because of Hurricane Maria. The Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) determines eligibility for Medicaid. How do I … Read More

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CLSMF Mobile Helpline Offers Unique Pro Bono Opportunities

              As Alexander Graham Bell, “father” of the telephone once stated, “Great discoveries and improvements invariably involve the cooperation of many minds.” Now, 51,731 days after the patent of the telephone, we are recognizing National Celebrate Pro Bono Week 2017 (October 23-28) with a new take on pro bono: … Read More

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CLSMF Honors Pro Bono Attorneys

It is the combination of the attorneys who contribute time through the CLSMF Volunteer Lawyers Project and financial stakeholders that creates the path to equality and justice for all in Central Florida. To honor private attorneys who have gone above and beyond to help people struggling to make ends meet gain access to justice, CLSMF … Read More

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Veterans Drivers License Reinstatement Clinic

CLSMF partners with community organizations to help homeless veterans get a jump-start on breaking down one barrier to employment, obtaining housing, and seeking medical care – having a valid drivers license With more resources available to house Orange County’s homeless veterans, some struggle to preserve the housing provided to them because they cannot prove financial … Read More

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Important Disaster Relief Information for October

There are many resources available to our community to aid in recovery after a natural disaster like Hurricane Irma. However, it is important to remain aware of deadlines so that these resources do not become out of reach. For detailed information on recovery resources visit our Relief and Recovery page or download out Post-Hurricane Irma Resource … Read More

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Relief and Recovery

While Hurricane Irma has moved out of Florida, our community now turns to recovery. Central Florida residents should look to local and state resources for information on disaster relief and recovery.  Información en Español   Informação em Protuguese                                   … Read More

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Disaster Preparedness

Checklist American Red Cross Checklist www.ready.gov/hurricanes  National Hurricane Center EMERGENCY DISASTER NUMBERS TO HAVE ON HAND FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Assistance)  1-800-621-3362  FEMA Florida Bar Hotline  1-866-550-2929 Florida Department of Financial Services Insurance Claim Hotline 1-800-227-8676 Florida Agency For Workforce Innovation—Unemployment Claims Emergency Site 1-800-204-2418  Florida Attorney General’s Office Price Gouging Hotline IN-STATE:(866)9NO-SCAM OUT-OF-STATE: (850) … Read More

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Annual Report 2016

Check out the 2016 CLSMF Annual Report at http://online.fliphtml5.com/pcvs/avma/ or download it now by clicking here. From the newly redesigned helpline to our Orlando United Will Clinic, so much happened at CLSMF in 2016. Find out more about all the 2016 happenings. Here is a sneak peek:          

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