Poverty Law: What You Need to Know

July 14th, 2022
10 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 3 pm

Zoom Webinar
Poverty Law: What You Need to Know

– Outreach Educational Webinar –

Poverty Law Webinar Sponsors

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Topics Covered

  • Domestic and Sexual Violence: Violence Against Women Act (VAWA)
  • Housing: Eviction help/landlord-tenant disputes
  • Public Benefits: New Policies, how to use the SNAP calculator, and how to access other types of public benefits
  • Healthcare: Healthcare eligibility, discussion around the public health emergency, introducing people to our ENROLL Virginia! Health Insurance Navigator and what services the Poverty Center offers
  • Consumer: how to get a loan and where/who to avoid for applying for a loan.

Webinar is FREE!

VIRGINIA POVERTY LAW CENTER uses advocacy, education, and litigation to break down systemic barriers that keep low-income Virginians in the cycle of poverty.

Since 1978, VPLC has been a source of information on poverty law issues. From new lawyer training to educational outreach to leadership on advocacy issues, we ensure that low-income Virginians’ voices are heard by our legal system.

For more information, please contact:

Southwest Virginia Legal Aid Society
Director of Development
email: gcody@svlas.org
phone: 276.783.8300, ext. 2011

10:00 am – 12:00 pmHousing
Christie Marra and Laura Dobbs – presenters
Consumer/Loan Information Sessions
1:00 pm – 3:00 pmHealth/Public Benefits Sessions
Sara Cariano and Cassie Edner – presenters
Domestic Violence/Sexual Violence Sessions
Poverty Law Webinar Flyer


Public Benefits

Poverty Law – What You Need to Know

Tenant Rights for Non-lawyers

We do not have slides for Domestic Violence and Elder Law, but you can view the recording (to come) to capture all the information.


POVERTY LAW PART ONE – What You Need to Know

POVERTY LAW PART TWO – What You Need to Know