Legal Counsel for the Elderly

Rating: 5 stars   15 reviews

Address:

601 E Street NW Washington DC 20049 USA

Mission:

Celebrating more than 35 years of service, Legal Counsel for the Elderly champions the dignity and rights of Washington, D.C.'s elderly by providing free legal help to those in need -- empowering, defending and protecting vulnerable seniors.

Results:

Founded in 1975, LCE was recognized recently as "One of the best small charities in the Washington, D.C. region" by the Catalogue for Philanthropy.

Target demographics:

Vulnerable, low-income seniors (age 60+) living in the District of Columbia

Direct beneficiaries per year:

5,000

Geographic areas served:

District of Columbia

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202-434-2120
www.aarp.org/LCE

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a retired attorney who lives in Washington, D.C. in a diverse neighborhood with a mix of all income brackets and ages. I am periodically approached for advice. I particularly noted that the elderly were particularly vulnerable and often taken advantage of by landlords, and creditors attempting unlawful collection actions against Social Security and VA benefits.
I identified this organization and referred 2 very needy senior citizen to them for help. I was so impressed with the compassionate help they provided at no cost that I became a recurring contributor. I have been so touched by the impact of their work and the peace of mind it gives to some of the most vulnerable of our society.

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Their customer service is great. I would suggest they keep doing what they are doing so very well

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When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2013

 
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