World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD) is June 15th, 2021, and during the entire month of June, communities around the world work together to promote an understanding of elder abuse as a public health and human rights issue. The Western New York WEAAD campaign is a collaboration of New York State, the Erie County District…

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World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

On June 15th, in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, we held a “virtual” press conference, with videos from elected officials and leaders across the state. All video comments can be viewed on our YouTube Channel.  During the month of June,  communities around the world have the opportunity to promote a better understanding of…

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Did You Know? – 15 Minute Free Consultations Are Available

Legal Services for the Elderly, Disabled or Disadvantaged of Western New York, Inc. (LSED) in conjunction with the New York State Bar Association – Elder Law Section, will offer free 15 minute consultations to seniors at the Clarence Senior Center on Friday, April 24, 2015 from 1:30 to 3:30 pm  Pre-registration is required. You may pre-register…

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LSED Staff Share Their Knowledge and Expertise with Community Groups

Did you know that in additional to serving clients in seven counties, the LSED staff can share their knowledge and expertise with your staff or community group? Whether you would like a general overview of our services or would like us to focus on a specific area of law, we can develop a custom presentation…

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The Spirit of the Holidays

This holiday season as you take in the light shows, spend time with family or just savor some relaxing time away from work, take a moment to reflect on the generosity that pours out this time of year. This spirit of giving leads to wonderful clothing drives, a hearty dinner for those in need, or…

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A Special Anniversary at LSED!

Today is a special anniversary date here at LSED.  25 years ago today, on November 3, 1989, Karen Nicolson joined our agency as a Law Graduate! Karen first began her work at LSED volunteering as a law student.  Thereafter, she was hired by the agency as a Law Graduate, became a Staff Attorney once admitted…

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