Legal Aid Society of the Orange County Bar Association
The Veterans Advocacy, Legal Outreach, & Representation (VALOR) Project
The Legal Aid Society’s Veterans Advocacy, Legal Outreach & Representation Project, or VALOR, provides veterans with access to an attorney who helps them understand, address, and resolve often complex civil legal issues. This BWF grant will provide legal services to remove barriers to wellbeing and improve the quality of life of at least 200 veteran households in central Florida.
- advocates on behalf of low-income veterans in Central Florida to provide free civil legal assistance
- partners with local VA medical centers to provide intake and onsite assistance clinics
- works with VA social workers and staff who refer veterans for VALOR’s assistance with life-threatening issues requiring a legal intervention