• New Immigrants Are Eligible for Benefits

    Newly arrived immigrants and asylum seekers are eligible for public benefits in New York. Check out our new Know Your Right resources on how to access these lifesaving benefits. Read more »
  • We're Hiring!

    Looking to help New Yorkers and their families fight evictions, access life-saving benefits, and find safety, security, and opportunity? Consider joining LSNYC by applying for a job today. Read more »
  • Bringing Healing Centered Schools to NYC

    Learn how you can get involved in bringing healing centered schools to NYC so that students, staff, and parents can feel safe, supported, and seen. Read more »
  • Need help applying for ERAP?

    New York recently reopened the application process for the Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) to help tenants behind on their rent. Apply for free assistance today. Read more »
  • COVID-19 Resources

    Visit our NEW resource page for clients to get information and updates on how clients can access benefits and services amid COVID-19. Read more »


Legal Services NYC fights poverty and seeks racial, social and economic justice for low-income New Yorkers. Our neighborhood-based offices and outreach sites help more than 100,000 New Yorkers annually. Our services are free. LSNYC will never charge its clients for legal representation.



Our Legal Assistance Hotline is open Monday through Friday from 9:30 am to 4 pm. Call 917-661-4500 to speak to an intake officer in any language.


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