The Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) is a non-profit organization that serves Virginia's legal aid system by providing advocacy, training, and litigation support on civil justice issues that affect low-income Virginians.
Register for 2014 VPLC Anti Hunger Policy Conference!

Register for 2014 VPLC Anti Hunger Policy Conference!

 

Join us in Richmond Wednesday, April 30th as VA Hunger Solutions presents its 1st Annual Anti Hunger Policy Conference.

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2014 General Assembly Begins

2014 General Assembly Begins

Tweet Tweet! VPLC is taking on tough issues in the VA General Assembly  and keeping the public informed. Get the… Read more
Working with Food Research and Action Center, VPLC Launches Initiative to Fight Hunger

Working with Food Research and Action Center, VPLC Launches Initiative to Fight Hunger

With funding from the Food Research and Action Center (FRAC), the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VPLC) has launched a new … Read more

Minding the Gap

Minding the Gap

By Tina Eshleman, Richmond Magazine

The health-insurance marketplaces established by the federal Affordable Care Act are intended to make insurance … Read more

Latest News

ACA Enrollment Deadline Passed; Peninsula Counselors Still Enrolling Exceptions

By Prue Salasky, Daily Press

At midnight Tuesday, the clock officially ran out on 2014 enrollment in the state health … Read more

Health Care Insurance Enrollments Tops 100,000 in Virginia

By Michael Martz, Richmond Times-Dispatch

With one month to go, Virginia already has passed the federal target for enrollment in … Read more

Register for 2014 VPLC Anti Hunger Policy Conference!

Register for 2014 VPLC Anti Hunger Policy Conference!

 

Join us in Richmond Wednesday, April 30th as VA Hunger Solutions presents its 1st Annual Anti Hunger Policy Conference.

Registration … Read more

Car-Title Lenders Surge in Northern Virginia

By Michael Pope, WAMU

In the last few weeks, drivers have noticed a subtle change at the intersection of Fairhaven … Read more

Slow Start for Health Care Enrollment in VA, Nation

By Michael Martz, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Virginians account for slightly less than 1 percent of the 106,185 Americans who enrolled in … Read more

Food Stamp Challenge: Reflections on Eating for $32 a Week

Could you eat for $32 a week?  Since Monday, November 4, Virginia Poverty Law Center staff have been doing just … Read more

Food Stamp Challenge: November 4-8, 2013

Could you eat for $32 a week? Join The Virginia Food Stamp Challenge! November 4th-8th, 2013

The Food Stamp Challenge offers … Read more

Program Will Help People Navigate ACA Marketplaces

By Tammie Smith, Richmond Times-Dispatch

Virginians who want help signing up for health insurance in the Affordable Care Act marketplaces … Read more

Hunger Amid Plenty

By LaTonya Reed and Amy Woolard, Richmond Times-Dispatch Op-Ed

Although Virginia ranks high in overall measures of wealth — we … Read more

12 On Your Side Alert: Warning About E-mail Loan Offers

By Gray Hall, NBC 12

There is a warning about a suspicious email that may show up in your inbox. … Read more

Jill Hanken Named to 2013 Class of “Leaders in the Law”

Virginia Lawyers Media, the publisher of Virginia Lawyers Weekly, has announced the 2013 class of “Leaders in the Law.”

Now in … Read more

Enroll Virginia! Project Manager Position

Enroll Virginia! is a one-year project, funded by the federal government, to provide outreach and enrollment assistance to uninsured Virginians.  … Read more