Legal Counseling

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  • Asian American Legal Defense and Education: Asian American Legal Defense and Education
    Phone: 212-966-5932
    Address: 99 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013 view map

    AALDEF offers counseling to Asian Americans and free legal advice in clinics staffed by volunteer attorneys who address issues of violence, immigration, housing, labor, employment discrimination, government benefits & family law issues....
  • Bed-Stuy Legal Services: Legal Services Center
    Phone: 718-636-1155
    Address: 1360 Fulton Street, Suite 301 Brooklyn, NY 11216 view map

    Provide Free Legal Services in the areas of housing, ACS and taxes. Only service those who live in zip codes 11213, 11216, 11221,11225 and 11233....
  • Brooklyn Bar Association: Volunteer Lawyers Project Inc.
    Phone: 718-624-3894
    Address: 123 Remsen Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 view map

    The Volunteer Lawyers Project offers free legal assistance to financially eligible low-income residents of Brooklyn. The program provides assistance with family law matters (i.e. divorce), domestic violence, elder law, wills, home & hospital law, consumer law and bankruptcy. This program does no...
  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation: Bushwick Office
    Phone: 718-487-0800
    Address: 1455 Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11237 view map

    The Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation provides free civil legal services to low income people and community organizations regarding housing, entitlements, HIV, domestic violence, disability, and consumer fraud....
  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation: East Brooklyn Office
    Phone: 718-487-1300
    Address: 80 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11207 view map

    The Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation provides free civil legal services to low income people and community organizations regarding housing, entitlements, HIV, domestic violence, disability, and consumer fraud....
  • Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation: Shriver Tyler MacCrate Center for Justice
    Phone: 718-487-2300
    Address: 256-260 Broadway Brooklyn, NY 11211 view map

    The Brooklyn Legal Services Corporation provides free civil legal services to low income people and community organizations regarding housing, entitlements, HIV, domestic violence, disability, and consumer fraud....
  • Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York: Immigration Services Department
    Phone: 212-419-3700
    Address: 1011 First Avenue New York, NY 10022 view map

    This program offers free and low-cost legal services to documented and undocumented immigrants....
  • City Wide Task Force on Housing Court: Housing Court Information & Advocacy
    Phone: 212-962-4795
    Address: 125 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038 view map

    This non-profit provides information and advocacy and some financial assistance to those in arrears with their rent or mortgage payments.  During the hotline hours, the staff and volunteers provide information regarding enforcement of housing code violations and other landlord/tenant issues. Th...
  • Connect: Legal Advocacy Helpline
    Phone: 212-683-0605
    Address: Sorry, no address information available for this agency.

    The Legal Advocacy Helpline provides immediate access to legal information and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence city-wide. Advocates provide callers with basic and in-depth information and advocacy concerning the police, district attorney, criminal and family court, probation and parole, a...
  • Goddard Riverside Community Center: Westside SRO Law Project
    Phone: 212-799-9638
    Address: 647 Columbus Avenue New York, NY 10025 view map

    The Westside SRO Law Project provides legal Services for SRO (Single Room Occupancy) Housing Cases only....
  • Housing Court Answers: Housing Court Answers
    Phone: 212-962-4795
    Address: 125 Maiden La New York, NY 10038 view map

    Provides informationand referral on housing, housing court, and eviction prevention throughinformation tables in New York City's 5 Housing Courts and by phone....
  • In Motion: inMotion
    Phone: 212-695-3800
    Address: 100 Broadway New York, NY 10005 view map

    InMotion provides free legal services to low-income women living in New York City in immigration, matrimonial and family law. InMotion helps women petition for legal resident status under the federal Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) and to petition for U Nonimmigrant Status unde...
  • In Motion: Legal Services For Women
    Phone: 718-562-8181
    Address: 100 Broadway New York, NY 10005 view map

    In Motion provides free legal services to low income women living in New York City in dealing with such issues as immigration, matrimonial and family law.  Services include pro bono placement, legal advice and counsel, and brief services such as drafting petitions and answers.  They will a...
  • Legal Aid Society: Community Law Office/Volunteer Div.
    Phone: 212/426-3000
    Address: 230 East 106th St. Manhattan, NY 10029 view map

    Residents of Manhattan north of 96th St. Legal Aid...
  • Legal Aid Society: Consumer Law Unit
    Phone: 718-260-4714
    Address: 111 Livingston Street Brooklyn, NY 11201 view map

    The Consumer Law Unit areas of practice include: bankruptcy and city-wide back-up support to all Legal Aid and Legal Services offices, as well as individual representation. This office assists individual clients on Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 bankruptcy proceedings....
  • Legal Aid Society: Executive Office & Central Administration
    Phone: 212-577-3300
    Address: 199 Water St. New York, NY 10038 view map

    This is the Executive office and Central Administration for the Legal Aid Society....
  • Legal Aid Society: Harlem Community Law Offices
    Phone: 212-426-3000
    Address: 230 East 106th Street New York, NY 10038 view map

    The Legal Aid Society provides pro bono legal representation services city-wide to all eligible individuals. Also the home of the Community Development Project, HIV/AIDS Representation Project, Housing Development Unit and Low Income Taxpayer Clinic....
  • Legal Aid Society: Health Law Unit
    Phone: 212-577-3300
    Address: 199 Water Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10038 view map

    Health Law Hotline (NYC): 212-577-3575, Upstate: 888-500-2455    Areas of practice: Health law, managed care, Medicaid, Medicare, health access, uninsured, Child Health Plus, hospital billing cases....
  • Legal Aid Society: Immigration Law Unit
    Phone: 212-577-3300
    Address: 199 Water Street, 3rd Floor New York, NY 10038 view map

    Services all persons in NYC or with Immigration Court cases in New York City, including those detained by the INS in NYC. Areas of practice: application for permanent residence ("green cards"), naturalization/citizenship, employment authorization, and asylum, replacement of lost immigratio...
  • Legal Aid Society: Juvenile Services
    Phone: 718-579-7900
    Address: 900 Sheridan Ave Bronx, NY 10451 view map

    This office only provides services for juveniles.  legal problems...
  • Legal Aid Society: Lower Manhattan Neighboorhood Office
    Phone: 212-440-4300
    Address: 199 Water Street New York, NY 10038 view map

    The Lower Manhattan Neighborhood office's areas of practice include housing, public benefits, social security/SSI, employment, and unemployment issues. Legal aid services are provided to all eligible individuals....
  • Legal Aid Society: Manhattan Housing Court Project
    Phone: 212-766-2450
    Address: 111 Centre Street, Room 106 New York, NY 10013 view map

    Legal Aid Society's Manhattan Housing Court Project provides legal representation in housing court for all tenants who meet the following criteria:  live in Manhattan, have children under 19 who are in active litigation with housing court, and who receive public assistance.  They do not of...
  • Legal Aid Society: Queens Neighborhood Office
    Phone: 718-286-2450
    Address: 120-46 Queens Boulevard Kew Gardens, NY 11415 view map

    The Queens Neighborhood of the Legal Aid Society provides legal assistance with: Family Law, Housing, and Government Benefits....
  • Legal Aid Society: Staten Island Neighborhood Office
    Phone: 718-273-6677
    Address: 60 Bay Street Staten Island, NY 10301 view map

    This is the Legal Aid Society for Staten Island residents who meet income eligibility requirements. They specifically focus on issues of domestic violence....
  • Legal Information for Families Today: Family Law/Family Court Information Hotline
    Phone: 212-343-1122
    Address: 350 Broadway New York, NY 10013 view map

    LIFT's Legal Information Hot line provides callers in New York State with assistance in understanding their legal options in Family Court.  Also have education and information tables in the Family Courts in Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. The Hot line can also provide referrals to neighb...
  • Legal Information for Families Today: Family Legal Center
    Phone: 212-343-1122
    Address: 350 Broadway New York, NY 10013 view map

    The Family Legal Center empowers parents and grandparents over age 21 to successfully advocate for themselves in child support, custody and visitation cases. All participants work one-on-one with program associates, social workers, and/or paralegals and can receive: expert legal information, help wi...
  • Legal Services Corporation: Bronx Legal Services Corporation
    Phone: 718-928-3700
    Address: 579 Cortland Avenue Bronx, NY 10451 view map

    Legal advice or representation is offered to any eligible person in the Bronx. Must be financially eligible pursuant to guidelines....
  • Legal Services for New York City: Legal Services for New York City
    Phone: 212/431-7200
    Address: 350 Broadway New York, NY 10013 view map

    LSNY provides assistance in family, housing, benefits, consumer and education law. LSNY also provides advocacy in food stamps, accessing SSI/SSD awards, prevention of homelessness and foster care placement. LSNY has special projects for the elderly and people living with HIV/AIDS....
  • Legal Services for New York City: Manhattan Legal Services
    Phone: 212-348-7449
    Address: 55 West 125th Street, 10th Floor New York, NY 10027 view map

    Provides civil legal assistance and advocacy for low income people living in Manhattan in the areas of:  housing, government benefits, social security/SSI, family law, domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, employment cases,  unemployment hearings and earned income tax credit audits. Consultation by...
  • Legal Services for New York City: South Brooklyn Legal Services
    Phone: 718-237-5500
    Address: 105 Court Street, 3rd floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 view map

    Free legal advice and representation for low-income people in matters concerning: Housing: Foreclosure Prevention, Eviction Prevention; Government Benefits; Family law: Domestic Violence, Custody, Foster care and ACS; Unemployment; and HIV related legal services....
  • Mental Hygiene Legal Services: Mental Hygiene Legal Services
    Phone: 646-386-5891
    Address: 60 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10010 view map

    Mental Hygiene Legal Services provides advocacy for the mentally ill who have been hospitalized involuntarily. Please note that if a caller reaches a voice mail, it does not indicate that you are calling MH Legal Services, but it is the correct number and you should leave a message....
  • Metropolitan Council on Housing: Tenant Advocacy
    Phone: 212-979-0611
    Address: 339 Lafayette Street New York, NY 10012 view map

    Metropolitan Council on Housing runs a free tenants' rights hot line. Volunteers answer questions related to tenants' rights, such as: rent increases, eviction notices and repair problems.  They do not offer any legal advice or representation....
  • MFY Legal Services, Inc.: Mental Health Law Project
    Phone: 212-417-3830
    Address: 299 Broadway New York, NY 10007 view map

    This agency provides civil legal services to adults (18+) suffering from severe and persistent mental illness. They can offer advice and in some cases full legal representation. These services include help with legal problems related to: housing, eviction, landlord-tenant issues; public benefits inc...
  • New York City Bar Association: Cancer Advocacy Project
    Phone: 212-382-4785
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    Legal service that provides cancer patients and cancer survivors with free legal information and advice. Experienced volunteer attorneys counsel clients on issues related to discrimination in the workplace, unjust treatment by insurance companies and basic financial planning of simple wills and bene...
  • New York City Bar Association: Elderlaw Project
    Phone: 212-382-6601
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    Provides volunteer attorneys to counsel and represent elderly New Yorkers in a variety of areas, including: wills, living wills, health care proxies, powers of attorney, government benefits, consumer issues, and more. Volunteer attorneys also travel to senior centers to provide public education on l...
  • New York City Bar Association: Lawyer Referral Service
    Phone: 212-626-7375
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    The NYC Bar Association's Lawyer Referral Service will help all individuals find an appropriate way to handle any legal issue. Staff will answer general legal questions and provide unbiased referrals to lawyers throughout the five boroughs. This referral service is also available on their website....
  • New York City Bar Association: Legal Clinic for the Homeless
    Phone: 212-382-6708
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    At the Homeless Legal Clinic staff and volunteer attorneys offer advice, advocacy, and representation on issues such as accessing public benefits, and challenging denials of public housing and housing subsidies....
  • New York City Bar Association: Refugee Assistance & Immigrant Women & Child.
    Phone: 212-382-4711
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    Provides direct representation and advocacy within three programs: 1). Temporary Protected Status (TPS) -- free and confidential legal information for the Haitian community 2). The Refugee Assistance Project (RAP): for those seeking political asylum, 3). The Immigrant Women and Children Representati...
  • New York Lawyers for the Public Interest: New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
    Phone: 212-244-4664
    Address: 151 W. 30th Street New York, NY 10001 view map

    New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) is a non-profit civil rights law firm that strives for social justice.  The Disability Justice Program at NYLPI applies a combination of education, advocacy and litigation to protect and promote the civil rights of people with disabilities.&...
  • New York Legal Assistance Group: Free Legal Services
    Phone: 212-613-5000 EX 3
    Address: 450 W. 33rd Street New York, NY 10001 view map

    NYLAG provides free civil legal services for all low-income people. Services include legal help with: Anti-Discrimination, Civil Rights, Domestic Violence, Consumer Rights, Elder Law, Employment, Food Stamps,  Foreclosure Prevention, Eviction Prevention, Healthcare,  Home Care, Medicaid, M...
  • Northern Manhattan Improvement Corp: Community Legal Services
    Phone: 212-822-8300
    Address: 76 Wadsworth Avenue New York, NY 10033 view map

    Provides free Legal Services to families who are located in Washington Heights and Inwood: from 155th St. - 220th st. River to River, including services for children under 6 exposed to lead and landlord and tenant housing issues/eviction prevention....
  • Osborne Association: Assigned Counsel Services
    Phone: 718-637-6560
    Address: 175 Remsen Street, 8th Floor Brooklyn, NY 11201 view map

    Assigned Counsel Services serves felony defendants represented by Assigned Counsel Plan (""18-B"") attorneys in New York City. Staff conduct pre-plea and pre-sentence investigations of defendants' backgrounds to discover mitigating circumstances, and advocate client-specific sent...
  • Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.: Puerto Rican Legal Defense and Education Fund, Inc.
    Phone: 212-219-3360
    Address: 99 Hudson Street New York, NY 10013 view map

    The PRLDEF uses the power of the law together with advocacy and education to protect opportunities for Latinos to succeed in school and work and sustain their families and communities....
  • Queens County Bar Association: Queens Volunteer Lawyers Project
    Phone: 718-291-4500
    Address: 90-35 148th St. Jamaica, NY 11435 view map

    The Queens Volunteer Lawyers Project is a legal assistance program that provides attorneys on a pro bono basis to residents of Queens who cannot afford to hire a private lawyer to resolve their civil legal problems. Volunteer lawyers are assigned to represent indigent persons: in housing Court, fami...
  • Queens Legal Services Corporation: Free Civil Legal Services: Jamaica
    Phone: 718-657-8611
    Address: 8900 Sutphin Boulevard Jamaica, NY 11435 view map

    Queens Legal Services Corporation(QLSC)provides free civil legal services to residents of Queens who cannot afford a lawyer. They handle cases that involve: housing law, government benefits law, elder law, consumer law, family law,  education law, and HIV/AIDS law....
  • Queens Legal Services Corporation: Free Civil Legal Services: Long Island City
    Phone: 718-392-5646
    Address: 42-15 Crescent Street Long Island City, NY 11101 view map

    Queens Legal Services Corporation(QLSC)provides free civil legal services to residents of Queens who cannot afford a lawyer. They handle cases that involve: housing law, government benefits law, elder law, consumer law, family law,  education law, and HIV/AIDS law....
  • Queens Volunteer Lawyers Project: Queens Legal Services Corporation
    Phone: 718-657-8611
    Address: 89-00 Sutphin Blvd. Jamaica, NY 11435 view map

    Legal services include: housing (prevent eviction), public assistance (fair hearings), entitlements (application process), tax clinic, social security, SSI, family & child support and consumer advocacy....
  • Safe Horizon: Safe Horizon Criminal Court Program
    Phone: 718-727-7555
    Address: Sorry, no address information available for this agency.

    This program provides crisis intervention and support for victims of crime and their family who are dealing with a case in criminal court. They provide explanations of the criminal court process, orders of protection and the Crime Victims Board application. They can advocate for the ct. with the Dis...
  • Safe Horizon: Safe Horizon DV Law Project
    Phone: 718-943-8632
    Address: 74-09 37th Avenue Jackson Heights, NY 11372 view map

    Safe Horizon's Domestic Violence Law Project (DVLP) and Immigration Law Project (ILP) provide free legal information and advice to domestic violence victims with family and immigration law-related matters. Additionally provide direct legal representation to low-income and indigent domestic viole...
  • SAGE: Services and Advocacy for GLBT Elders
    Phone: 212-741-2247
    Address: 305 Seventh Avenue New York, NY 10001 view map

    SAGE provides counseling, advocacy and case management services for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgendered seniors ages 60 and older. They will see clients ages 50 and older if they are HIV+. Services include: individual and group counseling -- including a telephone support group for those who are...
  • The City Bar Justice Center: City Bar Justice Center
    Phone: 212-626-7373
    Address: 42 West 44th Street New York, NY 10036 view map

    The City Bar Justice Center is the pro bono affiliate of the New York City Bar Association. The center has a civil legal hotline open from 9 am - 1pm Monday through Friday, and is also open on Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:30-5:30pm. The Justice Center also provides direct legal representation, informati...
  • Urban Justice Center: Mental Health Project: RADAR
    Phone: 646-602-5600
    Address: 123 William Street New York, NY 10038 view map

    Provide legal representation at Social Security hearings of people whose applications for disability benefits were denied and people whose disability benefits were terminated. People who have lost  SSI and/or SSD benefits due to an outstanding warrant call: 646-602-5666....
  • Volunteers of Legal Service, Inc.: Volunteers of Legal Service, Inc.
    Phone: 212-966-4400
    Address: 54 Greene Street New York, NY 10013 view map

    The Volunteers of Legal Service, Inc. (VOLS) works to increase the availability of pro bono civil legal services to NYC's poor. They help identify areas of legal need, develop programs to meet these needs, and recruit volunteer lawyers and law firms to provide the necessary legal services.  VOL...
  • WomensLaw.org: WomensLaw.org
    Phone: National DV Hotline: 800-787-3224
    Address: 55 Washington St., Suite 614 Brooklyn, NY 11201 view map

    WomensLaw.org is a National online Resource  that provides legal information and resources to women living with or escaping domestic violence or sexual assault.  They are currently only set up to accommodate questions and referrals via email rather than phone. Their website publishes state...
 
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