EIN 04-3212264

Shelter Legal Services

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Shelter Legal Services helps Massachusetts Veterans overcome adversity by providing free civil legal aid that honors their service, promotes well-being, and responds to their distinctive needs. It provides free civil legal services for military Veterans with limited financial means in Massachusetts to promote their stable housing, economic security, and healthy families. The organization hosts legal clinics at Chelsea Soldiers' Home, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial V. Its location is in Boston, MA.
Also known as...
Veterans Legal Services
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Program areas at Shelter Legal Services

Provided free civil Legal Services for military Veterans with limited financial means in Massachusetts to promote their stable housing, economic security, and healthy families. Hosted Legal clinics at: chelsea soldiers' home, edith nourse rogers memorial Veterans hospital (bedford va), new england center & home for Veterans, and norfolk county Veterans treatment court. Provided advice and representation to Veterans on Legal cases. Pursued high-impact cases to positively impact the overall veteran population in Massachusetts. Trained other advocates on issues impacting Veterans.

Who funds Shelter Legal Services

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
Massachusetts Legal Assistance Corporation (MLAC)To Provide Financial Support for Legal Assistance Programs$175,440
Bob Woodruff FoundationProvide Free Civil Legal Assistance To Address Social Determinants of Health for Approximately 120 Low- To Moderate-Income Military Veterans in Massachusetts Through Medical-Legal Partnerships With Two Va Health Care Systems in Bedford and Boston$100,000
Ruby W. and Lavon P. Linn FoundationGeneral Support$100,000
...and 27 more grants received totalling $960,973

Personnel at Shelter Legal Services

Sarah RoxburghExecutive Director and Chief of Operations$122,603
Anna RichardsonExecutive Director and Chief Counsel$122,604
Jeff ReceivedFounder
Anna ReceivedCommunications and Development Director
Jeff LembergDirector of Communications and Development
...and 5 more key personnel

Financials for Shelter Legal Services

RevenuesFYE 08/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,439,837
Program services$0
Investment income and dividends$23,937
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$3,353
Net income from fundraising events$-12,857
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$1,454,270

Form 990s for Shelter Legal Services

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2021-082022-07-15990View PDF
2020-082021-06-14990View PDF
2019-082020-09-10990View PDF
2018-082019-08-17990View PDF
2017-082018-07-26990View PDF
...and 7 more Form 990s
Data update history
June 14, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
May 8, 2023
Updated personnel
Identified 2 new personnel
May 7, 2023
Received grants
Identified 2 new grant, including a grant for $2,500 from Avidia Charitable Foundation
May 7, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 1 new vendor, including
March 29, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 2 new vendors, including , and
Nonprofit Types
Crime and legal aid organizationsLegal service nonprofitsCharities
Human servicesDevelopmentally disabledCrime and lawLegal services
LobbyingFundraising eventsState / local levelReceives government fundingEndowed supportCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
180 Canal St
Boston, MA 02114
Metro area
Boston-Cambridge-Newton, MA-NH
Suffolk County, MA
Website URL
(857) 317-4474
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
I80: Legal Services
NAICS code, primary
5411: Legal Services
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