LEGAL


 

Fair Housing

The Fair Housing Project works to protect and expand the fair housing legal rights of classes of people traditionally subjected to housing discrimination and exclusion.  Information & Referral Phone Message Line (For persons who suspect they have been illegally discriminated against in housing in Vermont) 802-864-3334 Ext. 202

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Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders

Since 1978, GLAD’s bold and effective advocacy has achieved scores of precedent-setting legal victories to end discrimination based on sexual orientation, HIV status, and gender identity and expression. 617. 426.1350

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Lawline

Law Line is a non-profit legal services law firm, established in 1996, that provides free consultation, advice, and community education for low income Vermonters. We are available by telephone to any low income Vermonter with a civil legal problem. To find out if you qualify for free legal help, call Vermont Law Line. 1-800-889-2047.

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Outright Vermont

The Mission of Outright Vermont is to build safe, healthy, and supportive environments for gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender, queer, and questioning youth ages 13-22.  Outright Vermont partners with hundreds of schools, organizations, and state agencies across the state.  Many of these organizations can provide educators, families and youth with services that extend beyond the capacity of what Outright Vermont is able to provide.

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Vermont ACLU ( American Civil Liberties Union)

The American Civil Liberties Union of Vermont is freedom’s watchdog, working in the courts, legislatures, and communities to defend individual rights and personal freedoms guaranteed by the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.

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Vermont Family Network—legal resources

We are here to listen and help with any needs or concerns you may have related to you or your child’s health, education, or well-being.  Vermont Family Network (VFN) empowers and supports all Vermont families of children with special needs so that all children reach their potential.1.800.800.4005

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Vermont Human Rights Commission

The mission of the Vermont Human Rights Commission is to promote full civil and human rights in Vermont.  The Commission protects people from unlawful discrimination in housing, state government employment, and public accommodations. A place of public accommodation is any establishment, such as a school, restaurant, office, or store that offers facilities, goods or services to the general public.

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Vermont Law Help

This website provides general civil (non-criminal) legal information and helps you find free and low-cost civil legal aid, assistance and services in Vermont.

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Vermont Legal Aid

Provides civil legal services for those living in poverty, with a disability, or over age 60. We also serve anyone who is discriminated against in housing decisions and all who face challenges related to health care insurance or services. 1.800.889.2047

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Vermont Public Defender

The over-arching duty of the Office of the Defender General remains the assurance that persons entitled to appointed counsel receive effective legal advocacy. For each client, we are obligated to provide effective legal representation with reasonable diligence, promptness, and a zealous commitment to their interests. As part of the criminal justice system, we must provide representation in a cost-efficient manner, thereby serving not only our clients, but all citizens of the State of Vermont. (802) 863-6323   192 College St Suite 301, Burlington, VT 05401

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