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UMass, CLA land $195K for medical-legal partnership

UMass, CLA land $195K for medical-legal partnership

BY ZACHARY COMEAU

Worcester-based Community Legal Aid has been awarded a two-year $195,000 grant to help continue a medical-legal partnership with UMass Memorial Health Care.

Washington, D.C.-based Legal Services Corporation provided the grant.

As part of the ongoing partnership, UMass will match the funding with a two-year grant of approximately $90,000, UMass said in a press release Thursday.

The grant funds legal service providers including a full-time staff attorney in primary care clinics, an Americorps advocate and 65 volunteer private attorneys, according to the press release.

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