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Medicaid Expansion Begins!
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
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Generous donors have launched the Here for Justice Giving Challenge, encouraging Pisgah Legal to raise $200,000 before the end of the year and matching gifts made today. It's a great time to lend your support!Give Now
Healthcare.gov Open Enrollment
Pisgah Legal is pleased to offer free, unbiased assistance reviewing your options for health insurance through the ACA Marketplace. Open enrollment runs until Jan. 15, 2024.Learn More
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Thanks to Mountain Xpress, Pisgah Legal Services is once again featured in their annual giving guide. It's a fun way to give and keep your charitable dollars right here in WNC!More Info
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Thank You for Attending the Justice Forum
We were informed, motivated, and energized by Matthew Desmond. It was powerful to be together in community, at Kimmel arena, online and at our regional watch parties.Read more
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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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
GivingTuesday was held on Nov. 28 and we are thrilled that we exceeded our goal! WLOS highlighted the impact your gift has on Pisgah Legal and the services we provide to Western North Carolina. Donations help Pisgah Legal function throughout...Read More...
After more than 40 years of service, Jim Barrett announces plans to retire in August 2024. Jim says, “I am incredibly grateful to have had the privilege of working at Pisgah Legal for more than 40 years and leading the...Read More...
PLS Executive Director Jim Barrett recently spoke with the Mountain Xpress about major federal funding cuts that are threatening Pisgah Legal’s domestic violence prevention services to people – primarily women and children – across our mountains who depend on us...Read More...