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Domestic Violence Victim Finds Housing and Help with Child Custody

It took me a while to do it, but I finally called the police on my husband, who was beating me. He stopped supporting us, and I went on welfare to support my three-year-old son and me.

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Who Benefits from THE CAMPAIGN for Legal Services?

Men, women, and children of all ages, ethnicities, and cultural background who cannot afford to hire an attorney, whose legal rights would otherwise be ignored.

  • the working poor, many of whom work in the Valley's service and manufacturing industries;
  • seniors, nearly 60% of whom have very low income;
  • children, one in seven of whom live in poverty;
  • people with disabilities, many of whom have problems with insurers; and
  • families, 9% of whom live below the federal poverty line. Forty percent of East San José residents live below this level.

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