October 17, 2017
Justice announces Civil Legal Services grant award
CHARLESTON, W.Va. – Governor Jim Justice announced
today that he has awarded $850,000.00 in Civil Legal Services (CLS) Grant funds
for one project.
These funds will be used to support the provision of civil
legal services in West Virginia to individuals whose income is at or below 125%
of the federal poverty level.
These funds are provided by §15-9A-4 of the Civil Legal
Services Grant fund and are administered by West Virginia Division of Justice
and Community Services (DJCS).
Funds were awarded as follows:
Legal Aid of West
Virginia, Inc. $850,000.00
These funds will be utilized for attorney and paralegal
salaries, travel, training, and overhead to provide direct services to low
Contact: Ms. Adrienne Worthy