Legal Services


Urban Justice Center

123 William Street, 16th Floor, New York, NY 10038

(646) 602-5600


Hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00am – 5:00pm/Thursday: 9:30am – 1:30pm at New York Common Pantry

Services: For assistance with public assistance, food stamps & eviction prevention. We also provide appropriate advice/referrals regarding other problems including referrals for housing court assistance. Spanish spoken

Appointments: Arrive early, clinics are first come/first served, and we ask everyone to sign in. The legal staff is comprised of both attorneys and legal advocates. The person you meet may not be a lawyer. Clinics may occasionally close.

Cost: Free

Language: English, Spanish

MFY Legal Services Employment Law Clinic

299 Broadway, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10007

(212) 417-3838

Hours: Monday – Tuesday: 2pm – 5pm

Services: For low-wage and immigrant workers - free legal advice about job-related problems: lost job or hours reduced, employer refuses to pay wages or overtime, having problems with obtaining unemployment insurance, cannot find or keep work because of a criminal record, you were fired because you or a family member got sick, you are not getting the pension or other benefits your employer promised, you were discriminated against at work, etc.

Appointments: Call to schedule an appointment. During call, questions are asked concerning the case before organization decides the take the case.

Cost: Free

Eligibility: All individuals regardless of citizenship status

Language: Spanish, Creole, French, Mandarin, Cantonese; if language not served, use interpreter or language line

Legal Action Center - Free Legal Services for HIV-Positive New Yorkers

225 Varick Street, New York, NY 10014

(212) 243-1313
Toll-Free Number: 1-800-223-4044


Services: The Legal Action Center can help HIV-positive New Yorkers address a host of legal issues, including overcoming barriers created by a criminal record, HIV discrimination, confidentiality & testing, standby guardianships, living wills, and health care proxies.

Cost: Free

Eligibility: Regardless of citizenship, for issues of HIV discrimination and/or criminal record. No walk-ins (patients should call ahead).

Languages: English, Spanish

NY Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) at Mount Sinai

Internal Medicine Associates
17 East 102nd St, 7th Floor, Area A

(212) 241-6800


Hours: Monday & Thursday: 9:00AM - 2:00PM

Services: Legal

Cost: Free

Note: Contact Mara Kuns for Legal Health Clinic referrals. Patients can be seen here, but require appointments.

103-05 Madison Ave (between 97th and 98th street)



Hours: Mondays: 12:30PM - 5:00PM/ Fridays: 9:30AM - 2:00PM

Services: Legal

Cost: Free

Note: Contact Brian Hilburn for Legal Health Clinic referrals. Patients can be seen here, but require appointments.