A program designed to connect residents with community resources is coming to Lorain County on June 23 to offer free legal advice, according to a news release.
Legal bus tour partners include the OhioKan, JusticeMobile, The Ohio Access to Justice Foundation’s Ohio Justice Bus and it arrives at Brookside High School, 1662 Harris Road in Sheffield Village.
Anyone in the community can attend and seek legal advice, not just related families, the statement said.
OhioKan and legal bus services are provided free to the individual, with financial support provided by the Ohio Department of Employment and Family Services, according to the release.
The JusticeMobile will provide first-come, first-served appointments between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to the release.
Those seeking services are recommended to bring any documents they may have that are relevant to their legal concern, the statement said.
According to its website, JusticeMobile demands justice for all.
“We believe justice is a right no matter who you are, where you’re from, who you love or how much money you have,” the website reads. “We work every day to make our legal system more efficient, easier to navigate and less expensive.
“When people understand their legal right and can take steps to solve problems – they can avoid legal problems – create a safer community and lift people out of poverty.”
Host sites have included social service providers, educational organizations, libraries, food banks and community events, according to the release.
OhioKan Navigators work in 10 OhioKan regions, combining local knowledge with statewide resources to connect caregivers to helpful resources, including daily living needs, benefits financial services to which they may be entitled or caregiving and child support services, the statement said.
For more information about JusticeMobile, visit www.justicemobile.org.
For more information about the Ohio Justice Bus, visit www.ohiojusticebus.org.