mphoto & kukwaniritsidwa

KUMVETSA

M'zaka zaposachedwa, tadziwika chifukwa chodzipereka pantchito zopambana komanso zaluso pakupereka chithandizo. Nazi zochepa:

- Illinois Association of Area Agency on Aging - Sid Granet Award for innovations in service delivery.

- Retirement Research Foundation Encore Mphotho yakuchita bwino.

- Mphoto ya Bwanamkubwa Wopambana.

- Shriver National Center on Poverty Law 2008 Housing Justice Award.

- "Chitsanzo chabwino kwa omwe achitiridwa nkhanza" (Victim Justice Coalition, 1997)

- Partner in Peace Award (Community Crisis Center 1995 ndi 2006)

- Mphoto ya National Pro Bono Partner yotenga nawo mbali maloya m'makampani azimayi omwe amalandira ndalama zochepa

   (Msonkhano wa Upangiri Wamalonda 2004)

- "Ntchito yabwino" (department of Housing and Development of US (chaka chilichonse 2004 mpaka 2009)

NTCHITO ZA OTHANDIZA

Prairie State Legal Services imasamalira ntchito zothandiza komanso thanzi la mwana

Joan *, wopatukana ndi mwamuna wake wakale chifukwa cha nkhanza zapakhomo, adapeza ntchito kubanki, koma adachotsedwa ntchito chifukwa chovulala chidamulepheretsa kugwira ntchito. Amadzisamalira komanso ana anayi paulemala wa Social Security, ma SSI amapindula, komanso ndalama zochepa zobwereka mumzinda womwe amakhala. Joan sanalandire thandizo la ana ndipo amadziwa kuti sangayilandire konse. Atafika ku Prairie State, ComEd ndi NICOR adamuwonjezera kwambiri ngongole zake pomulipiritsa mosavomerezeka chifukwa chazomwe amamuchitira mwamuna wake wakale atasudzulana. Atalephera kulipira ngongolezi, kampani yamagetsiyo idamuwopseza kuti imulepheretsa kugwiritsa ntchito. Mmodzi mwa ana a Joan anali ndi mphumu ndipo amafunikira nebulizer, yomwe imafuna magetsi. ComEd silingalandire kalata ya dokotala kuti azisungabe magetsi pokhapokha Joan atavomera kulipira $ 4 nthawi yomweyo ndikuvomera kulipira ndalama zotsalazo pasanathe masiku 500. Maloya ku Prairie State adathandiza Joan ndi ana ake kuti azikhala mnyumba mwake komanso kupewa kuti azilumikizidwa.

Ntchito Zoyang'anira Milandu ya Prairie zimawonjezera phindu ku Social Security kwa Maria *

Maria anali ndi zaka zapakati pa 40 pamene adafika ku Prairie State, koma adalimbana ndi olumala, monga schizophrenia, kuyambira azaka zapakati pa 20s. Amalandila zabwino zachitetezo cha Social Security chifukwa cha olumala. Maria anayenera kuti alandire mapindu ena owonjezera potengera mbiri ya abambo ake pantchito chifukwa chilema chake chidayamba asanakwanitse zaka 22. Komabe, a Social Security Administration adakana pempho lawo la maubwino enawa. Pakumvera kwa oyang'anira, maloya a State ya Prairie adayenera kutsimikizira kuti Maria anali wolumala asanakwanitse zaka 22 komanso kuti mbiri yake yochepa pantchito sinamulepheretse kupeza phindu kuchokera ku akaunti ya abambo ake. Dera la Prairie laperekedwa umboni ndikuwatsimikizira woweruzayo, motero Maria adakwanitsa kulandira ma ndalama.

Prairie State Legal Services imaletsa kuthamangitsidwa ndikupeza malo okhala pansi pa Fair Housing Act

A Linda * anali kukhala m'chigawo 8 cha nyumba zomanga projekiti kwa zaka zopitilira 20. Ndikulimbana ndi matenda osinthasintha matenda osachiritsika, adayamba kuwonetsa zachilendo komanso zokhumudwitsa mnyumbamo. Izi zidapangisa kuti landlord yemwe adalandila apeleke suti kuti amutulutse, kumuwopseza kuti alibe nyumba. Maloya ku State ya Prairie adapempha malo ogona olumala - kuti achedwetse kupitako pomwe Linda adapita kuchipatala kuti akakhazikike bwino ndikutsatiridwa ndi mankhwala ndi upangiri. Linda adalembedweratu pamutuwu, mwininyumbayo adayang'anira momwe Linda akupitilira, ndipo pambuyo pake adataya mlandu wothamangitsidwa.

Prairie State Legal Services imapulumutsa ndalama zothandizidwa ndi Lawrence

A Housing Authority akumaloko anathetsa voucha Yosankha Nyumba ya bambo wazaka 70, Lawrence. * Voucheryo inamuthandiza Lawrence kukhala m'nyumba yomwe angakwanitse. Lawrence adachitidwa opareshoni ya khansa yapakhosi ndipo anali kulandira chithandizo chamankhwala pomwe a Housing Authority adathetsa vocha yake. A Housing Authority adachitapo izi chifukwa Lawrence adalephera kunena kuti amalandira ndalama zapenshoni zochepa za $ 62 pamwezi zomwe amalandila zaka 5, zomwe zidakhudza kuchuluka kwa renti yomwe amamulipiritsa. Lawrence adakhulupirira molakwika kuti adanenanso kuti ndalamayi ndi gawo limodzi la ndalama za Social Security. Komabe, a Housing Authority adatinso kulephera dala kupereka lipoti la ndalama. Dipatimenti Yoyang'anira Milandu ya Prairie idayimira Lawrence pamsonkhano wake woyang'anira apilo ndipo adatsimikizira kuti Lawrence adalakwitsa, zomwe sizinali dala. Kutengera zaka za Lawrence komanso mavuto azaumoyo, State Prairie idapempha malo okhala kuti Lawrence alandire thandizo pakufotokozanso zakukwaniritsidwa kwa vocha yake mtsogolo. Lingaliro pamlanduwo lidakondera Lawrence kwathunthu, kubweza lingaliro loyambirira lothetsa vocha yake, ndikuloleza Lawrence kulipira ndalama za renti kudzera mu njira yobwezera. Izi zidalola kuti Lawrence azisamalira nyumba yake yothandizidwa ndikupewa kusowa pokhala.

* Mayina asinthidwa kuti ateteze makasitomala athu ndikusunga chinsinsi.