Updates

DACA 10th Anniversary- NSLAC Media Appearance

Dreamers, their families, and the advocates concerned for their protection are grateful for DACA, but they are concerned for their future in the US. NSLAC Staff Attorney Irma Wilson joined WTTW – Chicago PBS for an important conversation about DACA. Read more about this update here. The North Suburban Legal Aid...

U Visa Assistance Following The Fourth Of July Parade Shooting

This weekend, thanks to the help of more than a dozen AILA attorneys (American Immigration Lawyer’s Association), NSLAC staff, and other volunteers, NSLAC screened 52 individuals seeking U Visas, and we are evaluating their cases and placing them with pro bono attorneys for further assistance. These individuals were those impacted...

Domestic Violence Resources in Lake County (Townships: Benton, Deerfield, Libertyville, Moraine, Newport, Shields, Vernon, Warren, Waukegan, Zion)

Courthouse  Lake County Courthouse (847) 377-3600  18 N County St, Waukegan, IL 60085  In-House Domestic Violence Advocates: A Safe Place (847) 360-6471, 5th floor, Rm D-100  Domestic Violence Shelters and Services  A Safe Place (847) 249-4450  Shelter, permanent housing, court advocacy, counseling, referrals.  House of Peace (224) 430-4977  The House...

Health Care Power of Attorney Clinic for Students – August 3, 2022

North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic and New Trier Township are pleased to partner with attorney Adam Garber from Levenfeld Pearlstein to offer a free Power of Attorney for students. Watch this recorded information session, where Adam shares why a Power of Attorney health care form is crucial when an emergency...

Domestic Violence Resources in Northeastern Cook County (Townships: Evanston, Maine, New Trier, Niles, Northfield)

Courthouse Skokie Courthouse (847) 470-7200  5600 Old Orchard Rd, Skokie, IL 60077   In-House Domestic Violence Advocates: YWCA Evanston/North Shore (847) 470-5052, Rm 218  Domestic Violence Shelters and Services  Apna Ghar (773) 334-4663  Provides culturally-sensitive wraparound services including a 24-hour crisis line, shelter (emergency and transitional), case management, counseling, legal advocacy...

Domestic Violence Resources in Northwestern Cook County (Townships: Barrington, Elk Grove, Hanover, Palatine, Schaumburg, Wheeling)

Courthouse  Rolling Meadows Courthouse (847) 818-3000  2121 Euclid Ave, Rolling Meadows, IL 60008  In-House Domestic Violence Advocates: Between Friends (847) 818-8900, Basement  Domestic Violence Shelters and Services  Apna Ghar (773) 334-4663  Provides culturally-sensitive wraparound services including a 24-hour crisis line, shelter (emergency and transitional), case management, counseling, legal advocacy, and...

North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic Launches Financial Literacy Initiatives for Domestic Violence Survivors

North Suburban Legal Aid Clinic (NSLAC) announces a partnership with Heartland Alliance, a fellow grantee of the Chicago Foundation for Women, to help domestic violence survivors secure financial stability. Domestic violence survivors experience legal and financial obstacles to independence. Resources focused in these areas help domestic violence survivors eliminate such...