Where your story becomes our shared fight for justice.
NYLAG fights for fair and equal access to justice
We provide free legal services, financial counseling, and engage in policy advocacy to help people experiencing poverty. Our clients strive to build better lives for themselves, families, and communities. We are proud to join them in their fight for justice.
Our Focus Areas
During this crisis, NYLAG is here for you. We compiled resources on policy changes, new court procedures, and practice area updates. We also provide ways to contact us for help.
people impacted by our services last year
community sites across NYC where we offer services
housing & foreclosure cases resulted in thousands of people keeping their homes
immigration cases handled last year, from asylum claims to deportation defense
Your Support Helps
Help us provide free legal services to children and adults in need of a lawyer.
In this Harvard Magazine article, NYLAG’s Jessica Ranucci proclaims explicitly prospective litigation is needed to overcome the litigation challenges in the for-profit college industry.
Communities of color are disproportionately impacted by the health and economic devastation caused by COVID-19 and could face homelessness if we do not have proper rent and housing relief. Learn more about NYLAG’s support of the “Emergency Housing Stability and Tenant Displacement Prevention Act.”