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Funding Cuts Threaten Services
Pisgah Legal is experiencing severe cuts to federal funding for its programs that stop domestic and sexual violence and child abuse. Without replacement funds, we fear we will have to reduce services for local survivors in the coming year. Find out more in these news stories below, and please support this life-saving work!WLOS Story Citizen Times Story
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Medicaid Expansion Underway
Pisgah Legal Services is helping people in WNC understand if they qualify for Medicaid, if they may sign up for Healthcare.gov health insurance, or if they are in need of legal resources. To make an appointment use the link below or call 828-210-3404.Smoky Mtn News Story More Info
Child Poverty Rate Doubles
The poverty rate has surged as pandemic protections and child tax credits were ended. Pisgah Legal works with families who struggle to make ends meet and children who are in crisis every day. We need your support to continue to serve them.Learn More Children's Law Program
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Our Impact on Western North Carolina
We are Pisgah Legal Services
Pat & Phil Smith
Pat and Phil are Co-Chairs of the PLS Endowment Campaign. Phil is a retired attorney with The Van Winkle Law Firm, and Pat is the retired executive director of CFWNC.
Joanne’s friendly face is often the first folks see as they enter the Asheville office. She has been Pisgah Legal’s receptionist for 20 years.
Lyn & Tom Leslie
Lyn & Tom are long-time supporters of Pisgah Legal Services and owners of Leslie and Associates. They are lead supporters of The Children’s Law Project.
Russell is an advertising veteran, with 30+ years experience as an art/creative director. He uses his creative expertise to help raise funds for Pisgah Legal.
John is an attorney at Roberts & Stevens who also volunteers pro bono as a MAVL attorney with Pisgah Legal, helping survivors escape domestic violence.
Latest News & Events
Jackie Kiger, Pisgah Legal’s Chief Operations Officer, shares insights on Medicaid expansion in the Mountain Xpress
PLS COO Jackie Kiger recently appeared in the Mountain Xpress sharing insights on Medicaid expansion. “Dec. 1 was a huge, important day for the state of North Carolina and for so many people that have been waiting for Medicaid. Here...Read More...
Want to see the impact of your support? The 2023 Impact Report shows the results of Pisgah Legal’s work to provide free civil legal aid, anti-poverty advocacy and access to health care to people with low incomes across our region....Read More...