AARP Legal Counsel for the Elderly

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Delivers essential services to Washington, D.C. seniors, 60 and older, providing free legal and social work services to those in need, empowering, defending and protecting. Attorneys represent seniors facing foreclosures, evictions, and consumer fraud. LCE handles Medicaid and Social Security cases, provides benefits checkups to assure that seniors and Veterans are receiving the benefits they are due, prepares Wills and Powers of Attorney, and educates elders in ways to avoid Medicare and Medicaid fraud. LCE also accommodates homebound seniors by providing legal services in their homes

http://www.aarp.org/lce

Services (10)

Active Intake Project

The Active Intake Project (AIP) is an innovative legal services delivery program, which brings legal services directly to the neighborhoods where D.C. seniors live. The AIP is part of AARP Legal Cou...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Types of Services: Care Legal Money

Alternatives to Landlord/Tenant Court Project

LCE’s Alternatives to Landlord/Tenant Court Project (Alternatives Project) combines social work, legal and volunteer coordination to help prevent eviction of D.C. elders. Legal Assistance We Provide...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Types of Services: Housing Legal

Case Management Services

The HIV/AIDS continuum of care is a complex system of medical and social service agencies that can be challenging for people living with HIV to navigate. Medical Case managers (MCMs) play a vital role...

(202) 291-4707

1400 Decatur St NW Washington DC 20011

Eligibility: Living with HIV or AIDS

Types of Services: Care

Clinical Pharmacy Services

Through a partnership with Howard University College of Pharmacy, a doctor of pharmacy works on-site. Both the College of Pharmacy and Andromeda are aware that a team approach in healthcare including...

(202) 291-4707

1400 Decatur St NW Washington DC 20011

Types of Services: Health

Consumer Fraud and Financial Abuse Unit

With the twin goals of protecting clients’ homes and their sources of income, the Consumer Fraud and Financial Abuse Unit provides direct representation to LCE clients on a range of issues, including:...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Types of Services: Legal Money

D.C. Schedule H Property Tax Credit

Legal Counsel for the Elderly assists low-income seniors who do not need to file a complete tax return with filing for the D.C. Schedule H property tax credit. Eligibility for the Property Tax Credit...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Eligibility: DC Resident, Seniors

Types of Services: Legal Money

HIV Services

After more than four decades of serving indigent, underinsured, and uninsured D.C. residents, Andromeda continues to live by its mission of providing culturally accessible and quality health services...

(202) 291-4707

1400 Decatur St NW Washington DC 20011

Types of Services: Health

Homebound Elderly Project (Project HELP)

Project HELP provides critically important legal assistance and advocacy to some of the most vulnerable seniors living in our community. These older neighbors are unable to play an active role in soci...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Eligibility: Homebound

Types of Services: Care Legal Money

Legal Hotline

Legal Counsel for the Elderly’s Legal Hotline provides free legal advice, assistance, and referrals to: All D.C. residents 60 years of age or older D.C. residents 55 years of age or older with Social...

(202) 434-2120

601 E St NW Washington DC 20049

Ages Served: Age 55+ with Social Security Issues, Age 60+, DC Resident Age 18+ in DC's Safe at Home Program

Eligibility: DC Resident

Types of Services: Care Legal Money

Mental Health Services

Andromeda provides individuals, couples, and family mental health and substance abuse services for those who are suffering from these illnesses and those who are HIV positives. We provide Integrated D...

(202) 291-4707

1400 Decatur St NW Washington DC 20011

Types of Services: Health