Public Benefits

Latino%20mom%20with%20kids[1]LSNV provides individual advocacy to low-income, elderly and disabled individuals in our service area who are in need of, or seeking public benefits. Our advocates provide educational outreach and training to applicants on available public benefits services as well as information on eligibility for such benefits. Through the AIDS Law Project, LSNV staff provide representation, entitlements counseling, and informational presentations to persons living with HIV/AIDS.

Cases We Handle:

LSNV staff attorneys and paralegals represent individuals with wrongful denials, termination, overpayments and reductions in benefits in the following types of cases:

  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)
  • Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
  • Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI)
  • Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF)
  • Unemployment compensation appeals
  • Other public benefits which have been wrongfully terminated, reduced or denied.
  • Representation and entitlements counseling for persons living with HIV/AIDS
  • Representation for disabled individuals living in Fairfax County