Indiana Legal Help Kiosk installed at Seymour Library

An Indiana Legal Help Kiosk was installed at the Jackson County Public Library’s main library at 303 W. Second St., Seymour.

The kiosks provide Hoosiers with a way to easily access IndianaLegalHelp.org, an Indiana Bar Foundation program that connects Hoosiers to legal resources and services.

The Indiana Legal Help website, which has received more than a million visits since its launch, contains legal forms, instructional videos, links to free and inexpensive legal advice, and a nationwide calendar of free legal clinics.

The kiosks will initially focus on serving Hoosiers facing evictions or housing instability, and will expand to other legal issues later in the next year. The ADA-accessible kiosk has a printer and scanner.

“We are very excited to be able to offer this wonderful resource to every member of our community. An Indiana Legal Help Kiosk at Seymour Library means more people can access legal information and resources, including those who don’t have reliable internet or who can’t print or scan documents at home,” said Library Director Julia Aker.

The Indiana Legal Help Kiosk is part of an initiative to establish 120 kiosks in communities across the state. This opportunity is the result of a partnership between the Indiana Housing and Community Development Authority and the Indiana Bar Foundation to improve housing stability legal services using federal funds provided through the Emergency Rental Assistance 2 program.

“We are grateful to the organizations across the state who are working with us to make this valuable resource available in their communities. Through IndianaLegalHelp.org and a network of statewide partners who assist Hoosiers with civil housing issues, the foundation is uniquely positioned to expand its services nationwide and connect more Hoosiers with legal services,” said Charles Dunlap, President and Chief Executive Officer the Foundation.

The Indiana Legal Help Kiosk is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., and Saturday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For housing and other legal needs, you can always consult legal resources at IndianaLegalHelp.org.

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