COVID -19 Response & Resources

Civil legal aid is a critical resource in our community's efforts to fight the COVID-19 pandemic and the economic impact due to the virus.  While our physical office is closed to the public, our staff remains committed to pursuing justice using the necessary precautions to ensure the safety and health of our staff and clients.  

Legal Aid Society continues to accept new applications for service. To apply for our services, call (502) 584-1254 or (800) 292-1862 or apply online.

This page will be updated regularly over the coming days and weeks with more information about community resources and legal information about issues that may be impacting our client due to the pandemic.

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Legal Resources

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Click here for important about your rights information if you rent your home.

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Click here for more information if you are experiencing domestic violence. 

The Jefferson County Domestic Violence Intake Center is still open twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week.  If you live outside of Jefferson County, click here for information on how to file for a protective order.

Click here if you've lost your job and need information about unemployment insurance and your rights.

Click here to file for unemployment with Kentucky.

Click here for more information about the federal government stimulus payments.

FAQs:  Unemployment and Employment Rights

Legal Aid Society has put together a list of Frequently Asked Questions for workers whose jobs, income, health, and families are affected by the coronavirus outbreak.

Your Questions Answered Series

In this three part video series, Legal Aid Society attorneys deep dive into your legal question.  These video contain legal information.  Legal information is not a substitute for advice. If you need more help, we encourage you to seek it by contacting us at (502) 584-1254.

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Part I:  Unemployment, Taxes, Stimulus

Featuring Senior Attorney of our Economic Stability Unit, Nick Maraman, we answer your questions about unemployment insurance, taxes, and the stimulus.

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Part II:  The Social Safety Net

Featuring Legal Aid Society Staff Attorney and Legal Director of Doctors and Lawyers for Kids, Megan Metcalf answers your questions on the social safety net, including SNAP benefits, Medicaid, and how to apply.

Other Community Resources

KYCOVID19.ky.gov

The official state website dedicated to providing accurate and up-to-date information about COVID19 in the Commonwealth.

COVID-19 Hotline (800) 722-5725

The COVID-19 hotline is a service operated by the healthcare professionals at the KY Poison Control Center who can provide advice and answer questions.

Metro United Way

This site provides more information about community resources in the Metro United Way area, including information for families, seniors, and those seeking meals.

Center for Women and Families

The Center for Women and Families continues to provide twenty-four hour emergency shelter and support to those experiencing domestic violence or sexual assault. Click the link above to visit their website and learn more.

One Louisville: COVID-19 Response FundThe One Louisville fund is providing grants to nonprofit organizations and individuals in need of financial support.  Click the link to learn more about applying for this assistance.

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