Nov. 12 Open Enrollment Events

Please join us at Open Enrollment Events happening around WNC on Saturday, November 12th. Learn about your options for affordable health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Meet with a trained in-person assister for FREE. Call to schedule an appointment:…

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Marian Wright Edelman Talks Child Poverty

Read about Marian Wright Edelman’s appearance in Asheville at PLS’ 6th Annual Poverty Forum in this article in the Citizen-Times. Story by Beth Walton, photo by Jesse Kitt. See photos and a link to a video of the Forum here.

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For Attorneys: Nov. 18 CLE

Current Civil Legal Topics & Poverty Law Pisgah Legal Services and the 28th Judicial District Bar will host a CLE program November 18th from 8:30am – 3:30pm at First Presbyterian Church, 40 Church Street, Asheville. The CLE will train volunteer…

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Bear Auction Benefits Pisgah

Ever admired the handcrafted bears on the streets of Hendersonville? You can own your very own bear and support Pisgah Legal Services too! Thanks to the Henderson County Bar Association, the bear in front of the courthouse will be auctioned…

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Who Is Lucky Enough to Receive Help?

For people living in poverty, how much of getting help with your housing is simply pure luck? How does the housing lottery system work? And why is housing treated differently? Listen to this podcast on NPR’s Planet Money.

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Summer Newsletter 2016

How did a local woman and her young son escape homelessness with help from Pisgah Legal Services? Which attorneys were recently recognized for their outstanding pro bono work? Who was honored at the Jazz for Justice celebration? All of these…

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Oct. 5th – Save the Date!

President and Founder of the Children’s Defense Fund Marian Wright Edelman will be the keynote speaker at Pisgah Legal’s 6th Annual Poverty Forum. More info here…

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New Partnerships in Henderson County

Pisgah Legal Services and Blue Ridge Community Health Services will collaborate in a medical legal partnership to attack the root cause of health-harming social conditions affecting low-income people in Henderson County. This partnership is an expansion of the HEALS program….

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