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NYLAG Fights For Fair & Equal Access to Justice

Founded in 1990, NYLAG is a leading civil legal services organization combatting economic, racial, and social justice by advocating for people experiencing poverty or in crisis. 

Combatting social, racial, and economic injustice

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Free NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline

Impacted by COVID-19? NYLAG’s new hotline can help with your legal issues for free.

Latest Info and Resources on COVID-19

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.

Joe Biden Inaguration

President Biden’s First Day: New Policies That May Affect You.

On his first day, President Biden has implemented a number of new policies and rescinded harmful policies created under President Trump. What you need to know.

Our Impact

89,160

people impacted by our services last year

150+

community sites across NYC where we offer services

4,000

housing & foreclosure cases resulted in thousands of people keeping their homes

18,400

immigration cases handled last year, from asylum claims to deportation defense

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Save for a Special Occasion Without Breaking the Bank

Let’s talk about saving for the next Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, or any other holiday or special occasion. Now is the best time to think about one of the biggest spending periods of the year.

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NYLAG’s Policy Agenda for the Biden Administration

With Joe Biden now the 47th President of the U.S., NYLAG urges the Biden Administration to reverse policies that harm the communities we serve.

Stimulus Check

Second Stimulus Check and Other Benefits. Everything You Need to Know.

The second round of stimulus checks and other payments offer a number of benefits. Here’s a breakdown.

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