South Central Pension Rights Project Protects Widow’s Right to Survivor Benefit
The South Central Pension Rights Project (SCPRP) of Texas Legal Services Center provides regional pension counseling and information services. Their mission is to help individuals understand and exercise their pension rights. Services are provided free of charge to workers, retirees, and their families.
• who currently live or work in the service region of Arkansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas;
• who used to live or work in the region while earning the pension;
• whose employer or pension plan is head quartered or has operations in the region;
• or whose employer or pension plan had operations in the region when the pension was earned.
SCPRP is funded through a grant from the U.S. Administration on Aging with support from the Texas Access to Justice Foundation. SCPRP partners with Missouri Association of Area Agencies on Aging and the ten Missouri Area Agencies on Aging and Legal Services of Eastern Missouri. They have offices in Austin, Texas and St. Louis, Missouri. Services are provided free of charge, regardless of age, income or the amount of the benefit sought. Attorneys and paralegals provide services over the telephone and through the mail.
For more information, call toll free 1-800-443-2528.