Policy summary: Advancing civil legal aid and MLP in VA Medical Centers

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

By National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership & National Legal Aid and Defender Association

This policy summary outlines current ways the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs supports access to civil legal aid and medical-legal partnership services for Veterans. It also highlights steps Congress and various federal agencies can take to support the growth of these services. This summary was developed for a medical-legal partnership convening hosted by the Bob Woodruff Foundation on May 3, 2019.