Ryan White HIV Law Project

Legal Aid Ryan White HIV Law ProjectLegal Aid Service of Broward County’s HIV Law Project provides representation for Ryan White-eligible clients in the following areas:

Advance Directives and Estate Planning

  • Designation of Health Care Surrogate
  • Living Will
  • Financial Power of Attorney
  • Wills & Trusts

Public Benefits

  • Unemployment Compensation / Florida reemployment assistance
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) / Food Stamps
  • Social Security Disability (SSD) & Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Medicare & Medicaid

Assistance may also be available in these areas:

Consumer Debt Consultation (not representation)

  • Debt collection and judgment process
  • Bankruptcy
  • Garnishment

Discrimination Consultation

Eligibility:

Prior to receiving legal assistance, clients must be current with their Ryan White Part A eligibility. Contact the Centralized Intake and Eligibility program at 954-566-1417 for more information and to become eligible for all County Ryan White services, including legal services.

Intake:

  • Because of the eligibility documentation required, immediate appointments upon walk-in are not generally available.
  • Potential clients may walk-in and complete an application for services from 8:30am – 5pm and a follow-up appointment will be scheduled or call Legal Aid’s office at 954-736-2492 to schedule an appointment.
  • In extraordinary circumstances, home or hospital visits can be arranged.

Links to Helpful Websites:
Broward Regional Health Planning Council – www.brhpc.org
Centralized Intake and Eligibility – http://www.brhpc.org/programs/centralized-intake-eligibility-program/

Outreach Centers

Hepburn Multipurpose Center
750 N.W. 8th Avenue, Hallandale
(945) 457-1460

Hispanic Unity
5840 Johnson Street, Hollywood
(954) 964-8884

Carver Ranches Family Success Center
4733 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach
(954) 985-1920

North Regional Family Success Center
2011 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach
(954) 761-2121

Northwest Coral Springs Family Success Center
10077 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs
(954) 761-2121

<img style=”float: left; margin: 0px 10px 5px 0px;” src=”http://www.browardlegalaid.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/HIV-aids-interior.jpg” alt=”Legal Aid Ryan White HIV Law Project” />Legal Aid Service of Broward County’s HIV Law Project provides representation in the following areas:

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Advance Directives</span></strong>
<ul>
<li>Power of Attorney</li>
<li>Designation of Health Care Surrogate</li>
<li>Living Will</li>
<li>Pre-Need Guardianship</li>
</ul>
<strong>Wills &amp; Trusts</strong>

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<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Public Benefits</span></strong>
<ul>
<li>Unemployment</li>
<li>Food Stamps</li>
<li>Social Security Disability (SSD) &amp; Supplemental Security Income (SSI)</li>
<li>Medicare &amp; Medicaid</li>
</ul>
Assistance may also be available in these areas:

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<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Consumer Debt Consultation</span></strong>
<ul>
<li>Chapter 7 &amp; 13 Bankruptcy</li>
<li>Garnishment</li>
</ul>
<strong>Discrimination</strong><br>
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<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Housing</span></strong>
<ul>
<li>Foreclosure</li>
<li>Eviction</li>
<li>Eviction Public / Subsidized Housing Issues</li>
</ul>
<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Domestic Matters and Family Law</span></strong>
Services under this project are provided by both Legal Aid Service of Broward County (LAS) and Coast to Coast Legal Aid of South Florida.(CCLA).
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<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Eligibility:</span></strong>
<ul>
<li>Broward County resident</li>
<li>Household income 300% of the federal poverty level (FPL)</li>
<li>Documentation of HIV status</li>
</ul>
Certified referrals from other Ryan White agencies and case managers are recommended. Contact the Broward County Ryan White Part A Program Office at 954-566-1417 for more information and to become eligible for all County services, including legal services.
Intake:
<ul>
<li>Because of the eligibility documentation required, immediate appointments upon walk-in are not generally available.</li>
<li>Potential clients may walk-in and complete an application for services from 8:30am – 5pm and a follow-up appointment will be scheduled or call Legal Aid’s office at 954-736-2490 to schedule an appointment.</li>
<li>In extraordinary circumstances, home or hospital visits can be arranged.</li>
</ul>

<span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Links to Helpful Websites:</strong></span>
Ryan White Part A Program Office – <a href=”http://www.brhpc.org/” target=”_blank”>www.brhpc.org</a>
Centralized Intake and Eligibility – <a href=”http://www.brhpc.org/cied.aspx” target=”_blank”>www.brhpc.org/cied.aspx</a>
Broward House – <a href=”http://www.browardhouse.org/” target=”_blank”>www.browardhouse.org</a>
Care Resource – <a href=”http://www.careresource.org/” target=”_blank”>www.careresource.org</a> Outreach Centers

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Hepburn Multipurpose Center</span></strong>
750 N.W. 8th Avenue, Hallandale
(945) 457-1460

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Hispanic Unity</span></strong>
5840 Johnson Street, Hollywood
(954) 964-8884

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Carver Ranches Family Success Center</span></strong>
4733 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach
(954) 985-1920

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>North Regional Family Success Center</span></strong>
2011 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Pompano Beach
(954) 761-2121

<strong><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”>Northwest Coral Springs Family Success Center</span></strong>
10077 NW 29th Street, Coral Springs
(954) 761-2121