South Coastal Counties Legal Services has received federal funding to operate ALA-Massachusetts since 2005. Since then, more than 300 AmeriCorps advocates have served more than 40,000 low-income Massachusetts residents in need of legal assistance in civil matters.
While members and supervisors serve in organizations throughout Massachusetts, SCCLS manages the day-to-day operation of the program in Brockton, MA.
Amy has been Program Director for ALA-Massachusetts since 2015. A graduate of Brown University, Amy worked at the Women’s Prison Association and Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation before attending Harvard Law School. Amy received a Skadden Fellowship in 1998 to launch her career in public interest law, and practiced housing law for twelve years at Massachusetts Law Reform Institute where she specialized in fair housing, public and subsidized housing tenancies, and tenants’ rights.