New legal aid office hosts open house |  Community News

New legal aid office hosts open house | Community News

QUINCY — A new legal service held an open house Thursday, bringing three organizations together to support those in need throughout the area."We've already had some really good outcomes in family cases, because of this partnership, that clearly would not have been possible if the survivors had not had their own attorney," said Megan Duesterhaus, executive director of Quanada. "We're already seeing safer conditions for children, more stable housing, and these partnerships are giving everyone better opportunities to work for their own safety."Quanada has partnered with Land of Lincoln Legal Aid and Ascend Justice to open the new office in Quincy. The three organizations have different specialties, but the primary focus is to support survivors of domestic abuse and violence.Clarissa Gaff, executive director of Land of Lincoln Legal Aid, said…
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