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Ensuring clients get their stimulus checks

Low-Income Tax Clinic

The CARES Act, signed into law in March of 2020, includes “economic impact payments” to most U.S. residents with a Social Security number who made less than $75,000 per year. The payments went first to those who had a 2019 or 2020 tax refund deposited electronically in their accounts. Many...

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Minnesota Disability Law Center

Family secures essential medical equipment

Benjamin is nine years old. He lives in Red Wing, Minnesota with his parents and three siblings. Ben has quadriplegia and cerebral palsy and lives with occasional seizures and major reflux issues. Ben’s mother, Carrie Quade, recently made a request to the family’s health plan for an enclosed hospital bed...

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St. Cloud Office

Healthcare barriers more challenging than ever during the pandemic

Paralegal Abdirahman Hussein is one of the longest-serving ProjectCare navigators in Legal Aid’s St. Cloud office. He is doing his best to help central Minnesotans get healthcare coverage, but in over four years as a MNsure navigator he’s never faced challenges like this. “It’s hard to describe the situation we’re...

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