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.
NYLAG has launched the #RethinkCredibility campaign to highlight why the legal system’s failure to understand the intersections of racism, poverty, and trauma often results in a denial of justice for domestic violence survivors. And what we can do change it.
NYLAG’s Deborah Berkman testifies before New York City Council Committee on Technology and the Subcommittee on Zoning and Franchises.