Public Profile

Cancer Legal Initiative of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society

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The Cancer Legal Initiative of the Atlanta Legal Aid Society provides free civil legal services to low-income cancer patients, survivors, and caregivers in metro-Atlanta to help clients with legal issues that are barriers to care and affect their ability to focus on treatment and wellness.

General Information

Address: 151 Spring Street NW
Atlanta, Georgia 30303

Website: www.atlantalegalaid.org

Phone: 404-524-5811

Organization description: Nonprofit Legal Services

Geographic area/s served: Atlanta, Georgia, Fulton County, Dekalb County, Clayton County, Cobb County, Gwinnett County

Staff includes: 5 full-time attorneys, 1 part-time attorney

Legal Program Information

Legal services provided for: Persons with cancer, Family of cancer survivor, Caregivers, Non-cancer diagnoses, Our organization also serves individuals with AIDS/HIV, ALS, mental health issues, and children with chronic or severe illness

Locations where services are provided: law office, hospitals, cancer clinics

Limited to a type of cancer: No

Methods used to deliver legal services: In person meetings, Telephone, Outreach to hospitals and cancer centers that largely serve Medicaid and low-income patients.

Types of Services ProvidedAdministration

Income and/or asset eligibility requirements: Yes, Clients must be at or below 200% of FPG. Resources must be below $15,000.

Organization Names funding sources include: Susan G. Komen for the Cure Atlanta Affiliate, Atlanta Women's Foundation