Grants

CIVIL LEGAL AID GRANTEES

  • Center for Heirs’ Property Preservation

    CHPP delivers legal services to low-income persons in need of assistance with heirs’ property issues. The team works to enhance the capacity of attorneys, legal professionals and students to provide legal education and direct legal services in the Lowcountry. Visit website >>

  • Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services

    Charleston Pro Bono Legal Services serves the vital legal needs of Charleston’s economically disadvantaged. We empower people by providing aid, representation and an array of legal services that grant access to the protections and benefits of our legal system. Visit website >>

  • Hopeful Horizons

    Hopeful Horizons aids victims of domestic abuse in Beaufort, Jasper, Colleton and Hampton counties. Hopeful Horizons provides safe shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children as well as court accompaniment, adult counseling, children’s counseling and case management. Visit website >>

  • Lowcountry Legal Volunteers

    LLV is a freestanding legal services office in the Hilton Head/Bluffton area that utilizes volunteers – both lawyers and others – to meet the civil legal needs of the community. Visit website >>

  • One-Eighty Place Homeless Justice Project

    The shelter provides an on-site legal clinic that supports the legal needs of hundreds of homeless men and women in Charleston. The Project currently provides services to roughly 600 homeless individuals each year. Visit website >>

  • SC Appleseed Legal Justice Center

    Appleseed fights to uphold individuals’ rights to food, shelter, education and access to justice. The goals of the Center are to ensure the law is fair, to educate the public and their advocates about the law, and to assist attorneys in bringing systemic litigation where the law is unfair. Visit website >>

  • SC Legal Services

    SCLS is the sole statewide provider of civil legal services to low-income South Carolinians. SCLS continues to develop more aggressive advocacy and strengthen the capacity of lead attorneys and substantive work units. SCLS addresses all areas of poverty law but focuses its work in the areas of tax, housing, consumer protection, public benefits, domestic violence, education and elder law. Visit website >>

  • SC Victim Assistance Network (SCVAN)

    SCVAN provides services to immigrant victims of violence. They work to increase the Immigrant Victim Program’s capacity as well as strengthen the overall network of advocates who provide services to victim immigrants. Visit website >>

  • Sistercare

    Sistercare offers legal representation at no cost to the Midlands’ battered, indigent women and their children. They help impoverished, battered women gain access to the legal system, provide information about the legal process to approximately 800 women and enhance legal advocacy efforts to support interests of domestic violence victims. Visit website >>