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Funding Sources

ABLE and LAWO's client services are supported by public and private funding. Below are the names of the funders and the programs they support.


ABLE and LAWO FUNDING SOURCES

Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc.

Legal assistance to senior citizens in 10 counties of LAWO and ABLE's service area. Also supports advocating for residents of nursing homes, adult care facilities, and consumers receiving in-home care services through ABLE's Regional Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program.

Criminal Justice Coordinating Council—Second Chance Act

Support for legal assistance to adults and juveniles reentering society following incarceration.

Dayton Legal Heritage Foundation

Support for the Education Success Avdocacy Project.

Ohio Attorney General

Moving Ohio Forward funding to support individuals and families who have experienced or are at risk of foreclosure.

Ohio Legal Assistance Foundation

Support of ABLE and LAWO area-wide services and the ABLE Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights Practice Group, as well as support for the Equal Justice Works Fellowship, Equal Justice Works AmeriCorps Fellows, and other projects.


ABLE FUNDING SOURCES

CareSource Foundation

Support for the Dayton Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Dayton Police Department

Support for the Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights program in Dayton, Ohio.

Equal Justice Works

Support for Attorney Fellows working in the areas of veterans and immigration assistance.

France Stone Foundation

Support for the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Grey Nuns/Mercy Foundation

Support for the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Hispanic Fund of Lorain County

Support for the Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights program in Lorain County, Ohio.

Iddings Foundation

Support for the Dayton Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Immigration Legal Assistance Program

Support for the Agricultural Worker and Immigrant Rights program.

Internal Revenue Service

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic to assist people with controversies on federal income tax matters and provide outreach and education on tax issues to English as a Second Language taxpayers.

Key Trusts/Nellie Bash Trust

Support for the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Mathile Family Foundation

Support for the Dayton Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Mental Health Recovery Services Board of Lucas County

Advocacy on behalf of consumers within the mental health system, including outreach visits to area mental health agencies, and community groups.

Mexican Consulate

Legal assistance to Mexican nationals referred by the Consulate.

Clement O. Miniger Foundation

Support for the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Northwest Ohio Community Shares 

Operating support through workplace giving.

Ohio Attorney General

Victims of Crime Act (VOCA) funding to provide services to crime victims residing in nursing homes in 10 northwest Ohio counties.

Ohio Department of Aging

My Care Ohio Program to support of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program that advocates for the rights of home care consumers and residents of long-term facilities.

Ohio Department of Job and Family Services

Supporting the Ohio Home Choice Program to promote alternatives to long term care facilities for people of any age with disabilities.

PNC Foundation

In support of Dayton foreclosure work.

The Stranahan Foundation

Support of the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Toledo Children's Hospital Foundation

Support of the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.

Toledo Community Foundation

Support for the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children Hot Spotting project to map incidents of childhood asthma in Toledo.

United Way of Greater Toledo 

Support for the Toledo Medical-Legal Partnership for Children.


LAWO FUNDING SOURCES

Area Agency on Aging, PSA2 

Legal assistance to senior citizens in Champaign, Clark, Darke, Greene, Logan, Miami, Montgomery, Preble, and Shelby Counties.

Area Agency on Aging, PSA3 

Legal assistance to senior citizens in Allen, Auglaize, Hancock, Hardin, Putnam, Mercer, and Van Wert Counties.

Area Agency on Aging—Ohio District 5 

Legal assistance to senior citizens in Ashland, Crawford, Huron, Richland, Seneca, and Wyandot counties.

City of Toledo, Department of Neighborhoods

Federal Community Development Block Grant funds supporting legal assistance in housing matters for low-income Toledo residents.

Clark County Department of Job and Family Services

Support for legal assistance to Clark County residents.

Internal Revenue Service

Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic to assist people with controversies on federal income tax matters.

Legal Services Corporation

Support of LAWO area-wide services and support for technology projects.

Lucas County Department of Job and Family Services 

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and Title XX funding for legal assistance to low-income families.

Miami County Department of Job and Family Services

Support for legal assistance to residents eligible for County assistance.

Miami Valley Urban League/UYEP 

Community legal education.

Montgomery County

Support for legal assistance to frail elderly individuals in Montgomery County.

Ohio Attorney General

Victim of Crime Acts (VOCA) funding for legal assistance to domestic violence survivors throughout LAWO's service area.

Ohio Benefit Bank

Support for the Mobile Benefit Bank Project in Lucas and Wood counties.

Sandusky Municipal Court 

Support for legal assistance to Sandusky residents.

Skadden Foundation

Funding for two-year Skadden Fellow whose work focuses on the rights of human trafficking victims, including the provision of direct legal services and training of legal professionals, law enforcement, and other community partners.

Springfield Foundation

Support for legal services to low-income Clark County residents.

Stranahan Supporting Organization of the Toledo Community Foundation

Support for the Mobile Benefit Bank Project in Lucas and Wood counties.

Toledo Municipal Court

Civil Legal Assistance Services Project to provide legal assistance on site at the court to individuals with housing and consumer cases.

United States Department of Justice

Legal Assistance for Victims Project to provide legal assistance to victims of domestic violence in 14 rural counties.

United Way of Defiance County

Legal assistance to low-income residents of Defiance County.

United Way of Fulton County

Legal assistance to low-income residents of Fulton County.

United Way of the Greater Dayton Area

Legal assistance to low-income residents of Montgomery, Greene, and Preble Counties through the Medical-Legal Partnership for Children and programs that assist families, and the disabled and elderly.

United Way of Greater Lima 

Legal assistance to low-income residents and domestic violence survivors in Allen County.

United Way of Greater Toledo 

Legal assistance to low-income residents of Lucas, Wood, and Ottawa Counties.

United Way of Williams County

Legal assistance to low-income residents of Williams County.

Women's Giving Circle Defiance

Legal assistance to victims of human trafficking in rural counties of Northwest Ohio.