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George's Story

Read how LAWO and our partners at ABLE worked together on George's legal housing issue.

Domestic Violence Programs for Survivors

Read about the recent programs LAWO has implemented to support survivors.

Supporting Ohio's Grandfamilies

As communities grapple with strategies to address the challenges of the opioid crisis, the nation’s grandparents are stepping up and stepping in to care for the children of the epidemic.

Tornado Disaster Relief – Avoiding Scams

Natural disasters, like the tornadoes that hit the Greater Dayton area on Memorial Day, present prime opportunities for consumer fraud and scams.

New Protections – Payday Loans

In April important new protections for consumers who take our short-term loans, commonly known as payday loans, went into effect.

Community Inclusion

Everyone deserves an opportunity to live in their community near their family, friends, and support system.

H-2A Workers Increasingly Important Source of Labor Employment

Over the last decade, employers have increasingly turned to the H-2A Temporary Agricultural Workers Program to fill temporary agricultural jobs in Ohio and the country.

Income Tax Obligations Critical to Agricultural Workers

Agricultural workers, in particular those who are here on an H-2A visa, often face complicated income tax issues. 

What’s New on

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. (LAWO) wants seniors to understand their legal rights, avoid abuse and victimization, and protect their safety, assets, income, and independence. 

More help is available for low income persons in your community!

Legal Aid of Western Ohio, Inc. EXPANDS LiveChat Project!

Ohio Attorney General Launches New Online Search Tool

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has a new tool to help protect consumers in Ohio.

LAWO Outreach Worker Recognized

LAWO outreach worker Ilda Kitchen was recognized at the 2019 Annual Farmworker Appreciation Day for her service to the agricultural worker community. Ilda has been an outreach worker for LAWO during the growing season for 15 years.