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September 8, 2015 - 12:05 pm

WHAT IS ABAWD?   For food stamp purposes, an ABAWD is an able-bodied adult without dependents.  Individuals under age 18 and over age 50 are not included.    SHOULD ABLE-BODIED ADULTS WITHOUT DEPENDENTS WHO GET FOOD STAMPS BE CONCERNED?   YES. Beginning July...

July 20, 2015 - 10:45 am

The link below is a great resource for people new to the US.  It is in multiple languages!

June 11, 2015 - 10:10 am

WHO SHOULD APPLY FOR FOOD STAMPS (SNAP)?   If you struggle to buy enough food to last all month, you may be eligible for food stamps (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program).  If your monthly income is less than $1265 for a household of one or $2584 for a...

January 14, 2015 - 3:26 pm

The Immigrant Welcome Center, along with the Indiana Chapter of the American Immigration Lawyers Association; the...

December 16, 2014 - 11:11 am

In October 2014, Indiana Legal Services, Inc. (ILS), along with the Heartland Pro Bono Council, Inc. (Heartland) and the John H. Boner Community Center (Center), introduced a new and unique collaboration called the Consumer Advocacy Project (Project).   The...

November 25, 2014 - 11:31 am

El Centro de Bienvenida para Inmigrantes, junto con La Asociación Americana de Abogados de Inmigración y los Servicios de Inmigración de las Organizaciones de Beneficencia Católicas de Indianápolis, se están uniendo para traerle Sesiones de Información...

November 24, 2014 - 1:44 pm

THESE SESSIONS ARE IN INDIANAPOLIS ONLY.  We will provide information about other sessions around the state as we learn about them. The Immigrant Welcome Center along with the American Immigration Lawyers Association and the Catholic Charities Indianapolis’...

November 13, 2014 - 1:48 pm

The Muslim Alliance of Indiana has announced that Indiana Legal Services has been named the 2014 Honorable Judge David Shaheed Access to Justice Award recipient in recognition of the remarkable and valuable services provided to Hoosier society. MAI has made...

September 11, 2014 - 11:39 am

The Heartland Pro Bono District and ILS submitted a joint application for a Cy Pres award.  Read the Indiana Lawyer article for all the details!

September 10, 2014 - 11:31 am

The Hague Institute for Internationalisation of Law is collecting votes for its Innovating Justice Awards. The Medical Legal Partnerships and the Center for Medical Legal Partnerships in the United States have been nominated in the innovative ideas category....

August 13, 2014 - 2:12 pm

Norman Metzger who has spent his entire legal career in pursuit of justice for the poor and vulnerable persons announced that he will retire on March 31, 2014.    From the time in 1970 when he was appointed Executive Director of the Legal Service Organization...

July 8, 2013 - 4:30 pm

The Advocate is ILS' newsletter that shares stories about what we do and who we are.

December 12, 2012 - 3:26 pm

  Everyone that currently has a homestead credit must file a homestead verification form at least once prior to January...