Client Focus: Tina

Legal Council client Tina was a strong woman with an extensive history of trauma and was experiencing homelessness. Although Tina was strong, her troubled childhood and health issues made for…

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Client Focus: Diana

Diana lost trust in others at a young age. When she was in 11th grade, she became pregnant and suffered from sexual abuse at home. When she went away to…

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Client Focus: Anthony

Anthony came to Legal Council initially to seek help in applying for Medicaid. He experienced an extensive history of a substance use disorder that led him to living on the…

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Client Focus: Stacey

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Stacey had already been through so much at such a young age. By the time she entered 1st grade, she had lived through domestic violence and neglect. She went from…

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Client Focus: Gregory

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Gregory lived through a series of challenges and constant uphill battles before ending up at Chicago’s Franciscan Outreach Shelter. His mother passed when he was a teen and he lost many…

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Staff Spotlight: Hannah Berkowitz

Legal Council Staff Spotlight

Hannah Berkowitz, Legal Council Staff Attorney Legal Council just keeps growing! Two months ago, we welcomed over 10 new employees in our legal programs, development team, and administrative team. Legal…

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Client Focus: Sasha

From day one life forced Sasha to put up a fight. When she was born, she was infected with H.I.V and was a child of the foster care system. At…

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