How to Get Help

How Do I Seek Assistance?

 

To apply for legal assistance through Operation Legal Help Ohio, each potential client will need to contact a representative to discuss their situation and needs. There are two different ways to initiate a conversation:

1.) Call OLHO at 1-877-759-6182, or

2.) Send us an email using the form on the Contact OLHO page.

Who Qualifies?

 

To qualify for legal assistance through Operation Legal Help Ohio, individuals must:

• be a veteran or current servicemember (or an immediate family member)

• be a resident of the State of Ohio

• meet the income eligibility standards listed below

Income Eligibility

 

To be eligible, participant’s gross yearly income should be no more than the figures listed below, based on family size.*

 

*Yearly income includes spouse’s income unless facing divorce/dissolution. These figures represent 200% of the federally determined poverty levels for 2015 and are subject to change.

Family Size

1

2

3

4

5

6

Gross Yearly Income

$23,540

$31,860

$40,180

$48,500

$56,820

$65,140

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ARE YOU AN ACTIVE-DUTY SERVICEMEMBER LOOKING FOR LEGAL HELP?

If you are an active-duty servicemember looking for help with a legal issue, but don’t meet the requirements to qualify for help from OLHO, the Ohio Military/Veterans Legal Assistance Project may still be able to help you. MVLAP also offers Legal Salute Ohio – a reduced-fee program for those who are currently serving. Please visit our sister site at www.lsoh.org for more information.

Other Resources

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Do you need assistance with a non-legal matter? Visit the Ohio Department of Veterans Services website for information about other services available to Ohio veterans, including: job opportunities, mental health services, VA medical centers, education, and more.

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If you are looking for information about educational opportunities and assistance available to veterans, Accredited Online Colleges offers a guide with information that may be helpful to you. Through federal programs, state-level grants and scholarships, school-sponsored initiatives, and the work of various non-profit organizations, there are any number of opportunities for qualifying veterans to pursue and obtain a college degree. Please click here for more information.