Brief: Veterans face mounting legal needs amidst the COVID-19 pandemic

Monday, July 20, 2020

By Jennifer Trott, Kimberly Lattimore & Joel Teitelbaum The National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership

The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating Veterans’ economic, social, and mental health needs. Legal assistance is needed more than ever to help address increased unemployment and housing challenges. This issue brief describes how the pandemic is affecting Veterans’ social and legal needs, and details how five VA-based medical-legal partnerships are responding.