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.
NYLAG and other legal service groups issued a joint statement in response to mounting reports of Human Resources Administration (HRA) system failures.
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.
The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created an economic crisis: millions have loss jobs, others are essential workers at increased risk for being exposed to the virus. If this is you or someone you know, you have rights and there are resources that can help you.
To honor NYLAG's 30th anniversary, we're on a mission to end poverty by providing access to justice. Relive NYLAG's most memorable moments that shaped our communities and political landscapes, and learn about our 4-prong approach to combat poverty.