HUD flyer for public housing and voucher tenants that explains the eviction moratorium and different scenarios with respect to paying rent after July 2020.
COVID-19 EDUCATION HOTLINE
Connecticut Legal Services (CLS) has a NEW hotline for CLIENTS to answer your education related questions
How does the hotline work?
- Call with any questions about school, your educational rights, or your child’s education during the COVID-19 crisis.
- Eligible clients will speak with an experienced education attorney to help answer general and case-specific questions.
- The hotline will be staffed during regular business hours, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday to Friday.
- If you are redirected to voice mail, please leave a message. You can expect to get a response within two business days.
(860) 786-6363 Call Now!
Legal Services to Host Q&A Session on Friday May 15, 2020 for our Community Partners
BASIC HUMAN NEEDS IN THE PANDEMIC & BEYOND
A CONVERSATION WITH SENATOR BLUMENTHAL
For Legal Services and Our Community Partners
Moderated by Alison Weir, Greater Hartford Legal Aid
Discussing federal aid in areas including:
• Rental Assistance
• Benefits (SNAP, HUSKY)
• Stimulus Payments
• Special Education
FRIDAY MAY 15, 2020 at 1:00 pm
Join Zoom Meeting
Please send email submit questions in advance!
For our Community Partners
What if I can’t pay my rent?
Can my landlord start an eviction in court?
What do I do if my landlord is harassing me?
And other current issues in housing…
Jane Kelleher, Connecticut Legal Services
Nancy Hronek, Greater Hartford Legal Aid
Mary Conklin, Connecticut Legal Services
Elizabeth Rosenthal, New Haven Legal Assistance Association
Wednesday, April 29, 2020 at 12:30 PM
IRS.gov feature helps people who normally don’t file get payments; second tool next week provides taxpayers with payment delivery date and provide direct deposit information.
Tesoro, IRS lanzan nueva herramienta para ayudar a los que no presentan impuestos a inscribirse para pagos de impacto económico.
Característica en IRS.gov ayuda a personas que normalmente no presentan a recibir pagos; segunda herramienta la próxima semana proporciona a los contribuyentes la fecha de entrega del pago y proporciona información de depósito directo
For our community partners
Susan Garten, Greater Hartford Legal Aid
Nadine Nevins, Connecticut Legal Services
Keren Salim, New Haven Legal Assistance Association
• How can I apply for Unemployment Compensation?
• Am I eligible for federal paid sick leave?
• What am I eligible to receive as a self-employed or “gig” worker?
• What can I do if my workplace is unsafe?
• And other current issues in employment. . .
Thursday April 16, 2020 at 12:00 pm
Do you need a Family Violence Restraining Order?
Safe Connect RO App COVID-19
• Guide you through the process remotely
• Scribe the application on your behalf
• Electronically submit the application to the court
• Coordinate service of process with a state marshal
Call • Chat • Email • 24/7
CTSafeConnect.org | (888) 774-2900
All services are confidential, safe, free and voluntary. Domestic violence advocates are available throughout COVID-19 to:
You may contact an advocate at CT Safe Connect via call, chat and email 24/7. Bilingual services are available.
Kevin Brophy fights for safe housing for nursing home resident. Read Dan Haar’s article in the Middletown Press.
From the National Consumer Law Center
A free guide for consumers and others available at the link below
NCLC during this emergency is making available to the public for free the digital version of NCLC’s most popular publication, Surviving Debt (2020).
Just click here
Surviving Debt is geared for consumers, counselors, paralegals, and attorneys new to consumer law. The 288-page book explains steps that families in financial distress can take concerning foreclosures, repossessions, utility terminations, landlord evictions, debt collection, medical debt, student loans, credit reporting, credit cards, criminal justice debt, and a number of other topics of special current interest.
LEGAL SERVICES BRIEFING ON CHANGES IN PUBLIC BENEFITS & FEDERAL STIMULUS PAYMENTS
For our community partners
Lucy Potter and Alison Weir, Greater Hartford Legal Aid
Kristen Noelle Hatcher and Wendy Wanchak, Connecticut Legal Services
- How have DSS procedures changed?
- Do my clients need to file for redeterminations for SNAP, TFA, or HUSKY?
- What is covered by HUSKY for COVID-19?
- How can folks access their federal stimulus payments?
- And other current benefits and relief questions. .
Thursday April 9, 2020 at 12:30 pm