Each year, Pisgah Legal Services helps thousands of people in Western North Carolina.

Read more about how legal aid changes lives:

David is a disabled Vietnam Veteran. He and his wife are raising his two teenage granddaughters. The family was on the verge of losing their home and turned to Pisgah Legal for help.

Angie is hoping that Medicaid Expansion will come soon in North Carolina so her health and life will improve. Find out how, and about her current struggles, by reading her story.

Sherry kept hitting walls trying to get medical care for her grandson and needed help establishing guardianship. 

K.J. needed to escape an abusive ex and gain custody of her daughter.

Chet needed health care and support to cope with multiple sclerosis and keep his home.

“Naji” and his family fled Afghanistan in 2021 when the Taliban took power. He needed help to stay in the U.S. legally and to find a path to become a permanent resident.

Sonya needed an attorney to secure custody of her children, and get a protective order and divorce from her abusive husband.

Halston needed to restore his driver’s license in order to get a job. It’s not as easy as it sounds; he needed an attorney’s help.


During the COVID-19 Pandemic:

“Tyler” also needed Pisgah Legal when his landlord tried to illegally evict him in the early days of the pandemic.

Tracie came to Pisgah Legal Services to avoid homelessness too.

Kendra and her children also needed help with emergency housing funds and Pisgah Legal support.


Other stories of impact and hope:

Mildred almost lost her home to a mortgage scam. It took years, but Pisgah Legal saved her home.

Steven needed to get custody of his daughter after he learned her mother’s boyfriend was hurting her.

Pam came to Pisgah Legal when she needed to escape an abusive husband.

More than 30 residents of the Rodeway Inn in Brevard discovered their homes had been sold and were on the verge of homelessness.


With your help, Pisgah Legal Services is changing lives and providing hope!

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