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Servicios Legales de Puerto Rico, Inc.

Org #61246
Vetted since 2020
1966
year founded
$13,733
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

To promote and provide civil legal services to low-income persons, groups and communities in Puerto Rico, and to grant access to the justice system through education, training and legal representation. Nearly 50% of the population of Puerto Rico qualifies economically for our services, as they are living at or below U.S. federal poverty levels. We are a private nonprofit corporation that provides free legal advice, representation and legal education in civil cases to people and low-income groups who qualify. The legal cases we deal with include families (domestic violence, custody issues, etc.), special education, senior citizens protections, housing (including foreclosures), minors, incom... read more

Project Leaders
Rebeca Dorna
Rebeca Dorna
Hadassa Santini-Colberg
Hadassa Santini-Colberg
Alejandro Figueroa
Alejandro Figueroa
Team
Hadassa Santini Colberg, Alejandro Figueroa Quevedo, Maridiane Torres, Arlene Ayala, Gladys Ares, Juan Ocasio
Organization Information
1859 Ave Ponce de Leon
San Juan, 00909-2009
Puerto Rico
7877288686
Organization Information
1859 Ave Ponce de Leon
San Juan, 00909-2009
Puerto Rico
7877288686

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 11, 2022
Helping a mother keep unemployment benefits
Our mission, and the purpose of the special fund created through this project, is to make certain that low-income communities and individuals have equal access to justice. The following true story...
Jun 21, 2022
SpecialEd student receives compensatory services
Yet again, our efforts to support Special Education students in their progress have proved to be successful. This is the case of Adrianne (not her real name) a 23-year-old special education student...
Mar 17, 2022
Reverse mortgage foreclosure detained
Ensuring that low-income communities and at-risk individuals have equal access to justice and our legal system is the mission and purpose of the special fund created through this project. Through...
 
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