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Kristy Woodfield

2016, AmeriCorps Legal Fellowships, Kristy Woodfield

Kristy Woodfield

Name of Host Organization: Legal Assistance of Western New York
City, State: Jamestown, New York
Issue area: Veterans' Rights
Sponsors: AmeriCorps, Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.

The Project

Assist Veterans with civil legal issues and coordinate with other service providers in the area to create a strong network for veterans in Western New York.

The Inspiration

Need Addressed By Project
The project assists veterans with strengthening their claims to gain benefits, but also offering wide-range, holistic legal assistance so that Veterans are secure financially, with housing, and in other areas.
The Right Person For This Project
Kristy is the right person for the project because:
• She is honored to have the opportunity to work the Veterans in Chautauqua County
• She is dedicated to assisting Veterans to make sure their rights are protected under the law
• She is passionate about public service