Advocacy Organizations

Disability Law Project

From VT Legal Aid's website: "The Disability Law Project (DLP) represents people with civil legal problems related to their disability.  We provide a range of services from brief counsel and advice to full representation to eligible clients and their family members. "

Elder Law Project

VT Legal Aid adminsters the Elder Law Project, providing legal services and advocacy for those age 60 and over.  Legal services include advice, assistance with powers of attorney and advance directives, advocacy and full representation.  Representation can be on such issues as public housing, health care, government benefits, guardianship, testifying before legislature, Medicaid and/or Medicare appeals.

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