Our Services In The Community

Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County provides high-quality civil legal advice, representation, and education to the disadvantaged in order to protect their personal safety, enhance their opportunities and living conditions, and promote self-sufficiency.

Palm Beach County Department of Economic Sustainability Survey

Palm Beach County Department of Economic Sustainability is seeking input on its Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choices.  The Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choices (AI) seek to identify and pose solutions to factors which causes housing discrimination within a community.  Counties and cities receiving funding from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) are required to prepare an AI every five years and to update it annually.  Palm Beach County Department of Housing and Economic Sustainability is required to prepare an AI for the five-year period 2020 to 2025 and seek your input the preparation of this document via the provision of answers/comments to the questions contained in the survey.  Your cooperation will be extremely beneficial and all responses will be considered for inclusion in the final document.

To begin the questionnaire click here. 

Legal Focus Areas

FamilyAssist with divorce, child custody

ElderlyProtect victims of abuse

ImmigrationSeek residence, benefits

EmploymentFight wage disputes

ChildrenAccess benefits, foster care

HousingPrevent discrimination

HealthGaining health coverage, services

Domestic ViolenceProvide representation

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– Making A Difference Every Day –

Since 1949, Legal Aid of Palm Beach County has helped our community’s most vulnerable and fragile citizens get access to their basic rights for shelter, food, health care, safety, education and much more. Our lawyers and staff provide a voice to those who aren’t heard and give them a fighting chance to gain many of life’s most basic needs.

None of this would be possible without the backing of attorneys, businesses, funders and donors like you, who have given us the privilege of changing countless lives.

Thank you for your continued support.

Robert Bertisch, Esq., Executive Director

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