Whitman-Walker Health

Organization Description

Whitman-Walker Health offers affirming community-based health and wellness services to all with a special expertise in LGBTQ and HIV care. The legal services program provides direct legal service to clients and to individuals who need assistance with HIV-related or LGBTQ-related legal matters.

Program Details

Legal Services

Program Website: Legal Services Program

Program Description:

Whitman-Walker Health's legal team is here to help you break through legal barriers to acheive improved health and wellness outcomes. Their full offering of legal services include:

  • Consumer/Debtor Rights including medical debt and student loan disability discharge.
  • Disability Insurance including assistance with initial Supplemental Security Income (SSI) and Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) applications, appeals, terminations, overpayments and more.
  • Discrimination based on HIV status, sexual orientation, or gender identity in housing, education, employment, public accommodations, and healthcare.  
  • Immigration including asylum, adjustment, naturalization and more. 
  • Name and Gender Change including court orders for name changes, completion of administrative steps for gender marker changes, and other identity document updates.  
  • Insurance and Benefits including private insurance and public benefit matters, including DC Alliance, Medicaid (including in-home care), Medicare, Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB), Low Income Subsidy (LIS), AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP), and more.
  • Wills and Powers of Attorney including a variety of planning documents. 

If you are facing any of the legal issues described above, call Whitman-Walker Health's Legal Services program at 202-939-7630 to complete an intake interview or email us at contact-legal@whitman-walker.org.

If you are facing any of the legal issues described above, call or email the Legal Services Proram to receive help.


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Program Contact Phone: 202-939-7630
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Program uses Language Line (Y/N): Yes
Program staff provide services in other languages: Language Line, including ASL
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Intake days/hours (by phone): Monday-Friday, 9am-5:30pm
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Cost or fee (describe): No cost
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Eligibility-residence-county: Statewide
Eligibility-income: No cost
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Eligibility-other: Please note that all clients must complete a thorough intake interview for their case to be considered.
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Children (Child Custody, Support, Adoption):
Civil Rights:
Consumer: Full Representation
Divorce:
Domestic Violence: Full Representation
Expungement:
Employment: Full Representation
Guardianship:
Housing - General:
Housing - Landlord/Tenant:
Immigration and Citizenship: Full Representation
Life and Health Planning: Full Representation
Wills, Estates, Probate:
Other Topics: Full Representation
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