Filter by

Filters

Showing 1–10 of 50 results

  • Behavioral Health

    Tapping into Yesenia’s Inner Creativity to Cope in a Crisis

    Like too many children, Yesenia struggled with distance learning. She no longer received the hands-on help she received in school, and her autism made it difficult for her to connect socially with other students through the screen. She became depressed and began to develop new behavioral health issues – including angry outbursts, crying and withdrawing from activities she once enjoyed. She lost her love for school. Her dad grew concerned and called their Children’s Law Center lawyer.

  • Healthy Housing

    Kamira is Breathing Easier Thanks to Innovative Partnership

    “At one point I was taking Kamira to the doctor every three days,” Ms. Taylor recalls. Her almost three-year-old daughter was already struggling with asthma, but then more serious symptoms appeared. “Kamira started waking up with nosebleeds in the middle of the night. I was so scared.”

  • Health

    Sebastian’s Story of Survival

    A natural fighter, Sebastian survived a life-threatening surgery but lost feeling in one leg and had several serious health complications. Unable to work while she cared for her son full-time, Ms. Dabney applied for Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – and was twice denied the benefits her family critically needed. That's when Children's Law Center stepped in to secure the benefits to which Sebastian is entitled.

  • Systemic Reform

    Turning 21 in a Pandemic: A Life-Changing Result for Deshala

    Deshala felt she was racing against the clock. As soon as she turned 21, she would “age out” of the foster care system. Overnight she'd lose her home and her safety net – with no family to fall back on. With support from Children’s Law Center, she felt ready. But then the pandemic hit.

  • Family

    A Grandparent Caregiver Raises His Grandsons - And Joy

    “Raising my grandsons brings so much joy to my life,” says Mr. Waters, one of the many grandparent caregivers Children’s Law Center works with every day. “Taking care of them, doing things for their benefit – that’s joy and purpose.”

  • Pro Bono Partnerships

    A Destined Pro Bono Partnership

    For 14-year-old Destiny*, her journey to a quality education was anything but straightforward. Luckily, her path crossed with pro bono attorney Rebecca Hekman at the right time.