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LSNJ coordinates the statewide Legal Services system, which provides free legal assistance to low-income New Jerseyans for their civil legal problems.

Through its work, LSNJ strives to secure substantive and procedural justice for those living in poverty.

Poverty Benchmarks 2013

Poverty Benchmarks 2013:
Assessing New Jersey’s Progress
in Combatting Poverty

What is Poverty?
Measuring Deprivation in New Jersey

2012 Civil Legal Assistance Gap

New Jersey
 Civil Legal Assistance Gap

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PROBONONJ

PROBONONJ has just been expanded greatly to better support legal assistance volunteers. Even if you are already providing pro bono services, please register on the site to take full advantage of the benefits it offers.

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POVERTY IN FOCUS

The stories included in Poverty In Focus are accounts of low-income people living in New Jersey, based on individual interviews across the state.

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POVERTY RESEARCH INSTITUTE

Poverty Research Institute (PRI) publishes a variety of reports concerning poverty in New Jersey.

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RECENT LSNJ EVENTS

06/23/14: LSNJ celebrates its 5th Annual Family Reunification Day and releases new video about substance abuse and poverty in the child welfare context. (Read More)

LEGAL SERVICES IN THE NEWS

07/31/14: FEMA chief grilled over Superstorm Sandy issues (from NorthJersey.com) - Under pressure from Northeast senators...

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06/23/14: Parents who regained custody of children are celebrated (from nj.com) - When Cherie Tolliver was pregnant with her...

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03/26/14: Allamuchy Township settles lawsuit with residents who claimed rent was raised illegally (from lehighvalleylive.com)...

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