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LCE Client, Ms. N

The Public Benefits and General Services Unit (PBGS) ensures that seniors receive the income, benefits, and services to which they are entitled that enable them to live independently in the community.  The PBGS staff represents clients in cases involving public benefits and income maintenance issues.

PBGS staff assist clients whose benefits or services have been threatened with termination, terminated, decreased or overpaid through representation at all stages of the appeal process including personal conferences, requests for reconsideration, and fair hearings before the Office of Administrative Hearings. 

Our Services

The PBGS staff represents clients in cases involving public benefits and income maintenance issues. Such cases include, but are not limited to:

Public Benefits Checkup

PBGS staff also assists clients in determining what public benefits and services they are entitled to receive by conducting Public Benefits Checkups and assisting clients in applying for those identified benefits and services.

Other Services

  • Small consumer cases (such as public utilities, hearing aids, credit card debt, banking problems, student loans)
  • Collection cases
  • Other general cases that do not fall squarely within other specific LCE programs
     


Contact
202-434-2120