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Attorney volunteers are needed for free borrower outreach programs around Indiana hosted by the Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Network Sept. 1.

At these events held at National Guard Armories, borrowers can attend a free workshop, speak with a counselor, and begin preparing to work with their lender. IFPN would like to have attorneys on hand to answer general legal questions, most likely in a small-group setting. The shifts last for 2 ½ hours.

Attorneys don’t need to be experts in foreclosure law and can help by explaining the basics of going to court and related areas of law like bankruptcy or child support. To volunteer, contact the team leader for that location. There will be a PowerPoint presentation posted on the Indiana Supreme Court’s website with more information about the basics of foreclosure law, and a webinar at the end of August for those who would like to learn more about foreclosure law. More information about these outreach events is available at www.877gethope.org.

Columbus: 2160 Arnold St., Columbus, 47203
Team leader: Rick Scalf, Eastside Community Center
E-mail: ifpn@eastcc.org    

Evansville: 3300 E. Division, Evansville, 47715 (CST)
Team leader: Karen Simon, HOPE Of Evansville
E-mail: karens@hopein.com

Fort Wayne: 130 Cook Road, Fort Wayne, 46825
Team leader: Vickie Evans, Pathfinder Services, Inc.
E-mail: vevans@pathfinderservices.org

Hammond: 2530 E. 173rd St, Hammond, 46323 (CST)
Team leader: Caroline Shook, Housing Opportunities
E-mail: cshook@housing-opportunities.com

Indianapolis: 3612 West Minnesota St., Indianapolis, 46241
Team leader: Cheryl Shelton, CAGI
E-mail:  cshelton@cagi-in.org

Richmond: 1200 W Main St., Richmond, 47374
Team leader: Lorri Cox, Affordable Housing Corp.,
 E-mail: lorri@ahcindiana.org

South Bend: 1901 S Kemble Ave., South Bend, 46613        
Team leader: Amy Kennedy, La Casa
E-mail: amyjo.kennedy@lacasagoshen.org

Terre Haute: 3614 Maple Ave., Terre Haute, 47804        
Team leader: Rachel Eckert, TRI-CAP
E-mail: rachel@tri-cap.net
 

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