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Veterans’ Project Addresses PTSD and Legal Needs for Low-Income Individuals

LAWO has developed the Veterans' Project to address the specific needs and issues of our military community experiencing PTSD and the negative living situations that may accompany it.

Housing is a Health Issue in Allen County Says Recent Community Survey

Substandard housing and lack of transportation are health issues in the communities we serve. That's why LAWO works with community partners to identify factors in the home and provide legal assistance to tenants in need.

Free Right to Counsel Housing & Eviction Prevention Legal Aid Services Available to Those Who Qualify

A recently-passed Right to Counsel housing ordinance has allowed LAWO to expand our program in assisting Toledoans facing eviction and other housing stability issues.

Phillip's Story

Phillip Major* and his spouse, the parents of three minor children, were both employed as independent contractors with a company that sold fixed rate utility bill plans door-to-door. Mr. Major and his spouse both lost their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 shut-down and fell behind on their rent.

Access LAWO Services at Toledo Municipal Court

Tenants with housing and debt collection actions in the Municipal Court have onsite access to LAWO’s services.

Pay-to-Stay

There are funds available to help tenants pay any rent they owe to their landlords which will ensure their landlords are made whole.

LAWO & ABLE Helping Dayton Recover from Memorial Day Tornadoes

Thousands of Dayton-area residents lost their homes and other personal belongings as a result of 15 devastating torn Deadly tornadoes ripped through the Dayton-area on the evening of Memorial Day, causing damage that resulted in an emergency declaration.

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