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Various Legal Services (Public Benefits, Health Law, Eviction Defense, Etc)

Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership

 
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(929) 356-9586 from 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday..
 
The Mount Sinai Medical-Legal Partnership (MSMLP) arranges for free legal services to the Mount Sinai Health System’s most vulnerable and needy patients to prevent and remedy the legal and social issues that often contribute to poor health.
 
Mount Sinai integrates lawyers into the health care team to address unmet legal needs that may be affecting a patient’s health. The most common cases relate to income maintenance, housing, education and employment, legal status, and personal and family stability.
 
If you are a patient at the Mount Sinai Health System, please call MSMLP at (929) 356-9586 to do a self-referral and get free legal services.


The Legal Aid Society

 
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Access to Benefits Helpline 1 (888) 663-6880
Tuesdays, Wednesdsay & Thursdays 9:30AM to 12:30PM. Interpreters are available for all languages
Office Locations

 

COVID-19 Update: During this unprecedented health emergency created by the outbreak of COVID-19, The Legal Aid Society is committed to continuing to serve their clients. The organization has diligently compiled COVID-19-related topics of concerns, phone numbers to reach out and more on this site.

 
The Access to Benefits Helpline is a ‘one-stop’ resource for New Yorkers in need of legal assistance. The Legal Aid assist individuals with their health law/ Medicaid issues, problems with public assistance/ food stamps, special education, and employment/ unemployment benefits matters. They also assist callers interested in sealing their criminal convictions.
 
The Helpline staff and volunteers are able to provide direct assistance and/or referrals in matters related to employment issues and unemployment insurance benefits, public health insurance, including Medicaid, public assistance, including food stamps, and other health and safety net benefits and education law/special education issues.
 
More information on this handout.
 
Other services: Legal Aid Society offers representation for a wide array of concerns including housing, family law, juvenile rights, criminal defense, employment, workers’ right, survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking, and more. Visit legalaidnyc.org for more information.
 


Legal Services NYC

 
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Legal Services NYC
917-661-4500 (Monday through Friday from 10am to 4pm)
Find a Legal Services NYC Office
LawHelp NYC (for online information about free legal services)

 
Legal Services NYC advocates are able to assist with matters related to public benefits, health law, eviction defense and illegal lockouts, emergency repairs, employment law, tax, disability, foreclosure prevention and Cares Act mortgage relief assistance, commercial lease assistance and COVID-19 related Chapter 11 bankruptcy, education, special education, immigration, and family law.
 

COVID-19 UPDATE: Legal Services NYC’s Access Line is OPEN and continue to serve clients and communities during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the Legal Services NYC physical offices are closed as of March 17, 2020, their dedicated staff are working remotely on behalf of new and existing clients.
Current clients should contact their advocate’s office or extension for more information about their cases.

 


Los defensores de Legal Services NYC tienen la capacidad para ayudarte con asuntos como: beneficios públicos, ley de salud, defensa de desalojo y desalojo ilegales, reparaciones de emergencia, ley de empleo, impuestos, discapacidad, prevención de ejecuciones hipotecarias y asistencia de alivio hipotecario bajo de la ley Cares Act; asistencia de arrendamiento comercial, Capítulo 11 de bancarrota por COVID-19, educación, educación especial, inmigración y derechos de familia.
 

NOTIFICACION COVID-19: La Línea de Acceso de Servicios Legal de Nueva York está operando y continúa sirviendo a clientes y comunidades durante la pandemia COVID-19. Aunque las oficinas han estado cerradas desde el 17 de marzo de 2020, el personal de Legal Services NYC trabaja desde casa para clientes nuevos y existentes.
 
Clientes existentes deberán contactar la oficina de sus defensores o llamar a su extensiones para obtener información acerca de sus casos.

 


 

Urban Justice Center

 
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Urban Justice Center
Main office
40 Rector St., 9th FL, New York, NY 10006
(646) 602-5600
 
 
The Urban Justice Center has legal services for survivors of domestic violence and their children, refugees and displaced people, homeless or street-involved LGBTQ youth, veterans, and many more people in need of legal help.
 
UJC has different 11 programs to serve the specific needs of the community. Their programs are:
 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROJECT

 

DVP protects the rights of domestic violence survivors to allow for a self-determined and safe future.
 
HUMAN RIGHTS PROJECT
 
HRP promotes recognition and implementation of the full spectrum of human rights in the United States.
 
MENTAL HEALTH PROJECT
 
MHP advocates for low-income New Yorkers living with serious mental health concerns.
 
PETER CICCHINO YOUTH PROJECT
 
PCYP provides legal representation to youth experiencing homelessness in NYC, with a focus on the needs of LGBTQ youth. Please contact us to make an appointment.
 
SAFETY NET PROJECT
 
The Safety Net Project advocates for safe and secure housing and fundamental resources like food and cash assistance for underserved and marginalized communities in New York City. We combine legal services, policy advocacy, new media campaigns, and community organizing to advance the movement for economic justice.
 
STREET VENDOR PROJECT
 
SWP provides legal and social services, and engages in advocacy, education, research and organizing to promote and protect the human rights of sex workers and survivors of human trafficking.
 
ASYLUM CONNECT
 
Asylum Connect provides the first and only resource website and app for LGBTQ asylum. Use Asylum Connect’s free website and app to find verified safe LGBTQ-and immigrant-friendly services near you.
 
THE BRAVE HOUSE
 
The Brave House is developing a community space for immigrant girls, ages 16-21, providing legal, mental health, and holistic services to survivors of gender-based violence.
 
COLLEGE ATHLETE ADVOCACY INITIATIVE
 
CAAI advocates for the fair and equal treatment of college athletes by facilitating legal services and coordinating advocacy campaigns to combat exploitation in the multibillion-dollar college sports industry.
 
POWER OF PURPOSE
 
PoP is a solution to the violence, crime and cycle of criminal justice involvement plaguing youth ages 14 to 18 years old in the Bronx, NY.
 
SURVEILLANCE TECHNOLOGY OVERSIGHT PROJECT S.T.O.P. litigates and advocates for the privacy, fighting excessive local and state-level surveillance. Our work highlights the discriminatory impact of surveillance on Muslim Americans, immigrants, and communities of color. S.T.O.P. is one of just five organizations selected for UJCs 2019-2020 Social Justice Accelerator
 

 
For contact information click HEREVisit their website for more information by clicking HERE.
 


La oficina de Urban Justice Center tiene servicios legales para sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica, personas refugiadas y desplazadas, personas indigentes, jóvenes LGBTQ, veteranos, entre otros.
 
Para contactarlos oprima AQUI. Visite la página de internet de Urban Justice Center para más información.