Mission Moments

NSLAC is dedicated to ensuring access to justice and making a tangible difference in the lives of those facing legal challenges. Through our mission moments, you can witness firsthand the positive change and transformative outcomes we’ve achieved. Each story embodies the spirit of our work and exemplifies NSLAC’s dedication to creating a brighter future for all.

A Survivor’s Path to Safety and Security Through VAWA

Our Client, in the midst of a divorce and facing an abusive relationship with a U.S. citizen...

Reclaimed Security Deposit with Legal Advocacy

Our Client moved out of her apartment in June of 2023 but had not received her $3,400 security deposit...

Tenant Legal Victory After an Unjust Eviction

The Client and her adult disabled daughter had been renting a single-family home for almost 20 years...

A Mother’s Journey of Courage, Strength and Resilience

The Client first came to NSLAC seeking legal protection for her and her five children...

Overcoming Barriers to Accessible Housing and Independence

Without so much as a ramp to enter and exit, the Client found himself confined to his apartment...

A Granddaughter’s Journey of Love Beyond Borders

The client came to NSLAC with an urgent request to travel to their home country to see their dying...

A Mother’s Resilience Through Struggle and Adversity

A mother of two children, faced a difficult situation when her then-husband, the Abuser grappled...

Legal Aid Triumphs in Tenant Housing Struggle

The landlord filed an eviction notice, claiming months of unpaid rent and additional utility bills...

Embracing Hope and Community After Tragedy

In the aftermath of the Highland Park shooting, NSLAC was part of the community’s response...