Legal Counseling

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    Programs that are staffed by lawyers who offer information and guidance regarding legal matters, proposed lines of conduct, claims or contentions including opinions on the party's rights, responsibilities and liabilities; and who offer suggestions for an appropriate course of action, but do not represent clients in court.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ADULT HOME PROJECT-NASSAUProvides residents of adult homes with legal and non legal advocacy services as well as training in issues which include the rights of adult home residents, rights of persons receiving services from mental health agencies and self-advocacy.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    ADULT HOME PROJECT-SUFFOLKProvides residents of adult homes with legal and non legal advocacy services as well as training in issues which included the rights of adult home residents, rights of person receiving services from mental health agencies and self -advocacy.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    ATTORNEY GENERAL-NASSAU OFFICEProsecutes and defends the interests of New York State residents in areas including crime, consumerism, environment, public/charitable institutions, real estate, landlord/tenant rights, health care, etc. Offers a wide range of consumer guides and handles appropriate complaints or refer complainant to the correct government agency. Letitia JamesNassauATTORNEY GENERAL-NASSAU OFFICENEW YORK STATE GOVERNMENT
    COMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORKProvides free and low cost civil legal services to residents of Long Island. Legal areas of practice include immigration, benefits advocacy, wills, power of attorney and other legal issues.NassauCOMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORKCOMMUNITY LEGAL ADVOCATES OF NEW YORK
    DAVID PROJECT-NASSAUAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing, discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianships and access to medical care.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    DAVID PROJECT-SUFFOLKAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianships and access to medical care.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    DAVID PROJECT-SUFFOLKAssists HIV/AIDS infected person with public benefits, housing, discrimination, advance directives for medical treatment, wills, guardianship and access to medical care.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./RIVERHEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING PROGRAMSProvides counseling on individual or group basis for female and male adult victims of domestic violence. Hotline available 24 hours/7 days a week.NassauDOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING PROGRAMSTHE SAFE CENTER LI
    JUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATIVESThe Court Liaison Unit includes the Preventive/Post Institutional Project, and Reach for Peace (Gang/Violence Protection). These programs provide legal advocacy, case management and counseling services to youth in the adult/juvenile criminal justice system who are under age 21 and reside in Long Beach, Island Park, East Atlantic Beach, Lido Beach or Point Lookout. Advocates alternatives to incarceration and provides transitional services for youth returning to the community from residential placement.NassauJUVENILE JUSTICE ALTERNATIVESLONG BEACH REACH, INC.
    LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER FOR ADVOCATES (LSCA)Provides legal information and referral to professional staff of community agencies in Nassau and Suffolk as a support service for lay advocates. Offers telephone consultation with a paralegal or attorney who provide guidance on a wide range of legal issues including welfare, social security, child support, housing, consumer debt, etc. Publishes newsletter and offers advocate training sessions in Nassau and Suffolk to educate processionals and clients on legal issues.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER FOR ADVOCATES (LSCA)Provides legal information and referral to professional staff of community agencies in Nassau and Suffolk as a support service for lay advocates, Offers telephone consultation with a paralegal or attorney who provide guidance on a wide range of legal issues including welfare, social security, child support, housing, consumer debt, etc. Publishes newsletter and offers advocate training sessions in Nassau and Suffolk to educate professionals and clients on legal issues.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    LONG ISLAND COUNCIL OF THE BLINDProvides information and advisory services on all aspects of blindness, awards annual scholarships to outstanding blind post-secondary students in academic, professional and technical training programs, advocates on behalf of people who are blind or visually impaired, produces public service announcements promoting the independence, dignity and advancement of all people with impaired vision and provides legal advice and assistances on the rights, services and benefits available to blind people. Meetings usually held every third Saturday of each month except July, August and December at Ellsworth Allen Park, Community Room, 45 Motor Parkway, Farmingdale, from 12:30pm-4:30pm. From time to time there is a change in scheduling so call or visit website for additional information.NassauLONG ISLAND COUNCIL OF THE BLINDLONG ISLAND COUNCIL OF THE BLIND
    LOW INCOME LEGAL ASSISTANCE/HEMPSTEADLegal problems handled involve basic needs such as housing, health care, food and income. Focus is on entitlement programs such as public assistance., Medicaid, food stamps and SSI as well as on housing problems involving evictions, foreclosure and poor housing conditions. Specialized units include Mental Health Law Project, SSI/Disability Advocacy Project, Domestic Violence Project, Pro-Bono Project, HIV Advocacy, disability discrimination, and adult home advocacy,veterans. senior citizens, homecare advocacy.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    LOW INCOME LEGAL ASSISTANCE-ISLANDIALegal problems handled involve basic needs such as housing, health care, food and income. Focus in on entitlement programs such as public assistance, Medicaid, food stamps and SSI as well as on housing problems involving evictions, foreclosures and poor housing conditions. Specialized units include Mental Health Law Project, SSI/Disability Advocacy Project, Pro-Bono Project, HIV Advocacy, disability discrimination, and adult home advocacy; veterans, re-entru, domestic violence, homecare advocacy.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH LAW PROJECT/HEMPSTEADAssists persons with a history of serious mental health illness primarily in matters of public benefits, health care and housing, Call for appointment.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    MENTAL HEALTH LAW PROJECT/ISLANDIAAssists persons with a history of serious mental health illness primarily in matters of public benefits, health care, and housing. Call for appointment.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERProvides assistance with civil legal issues including legal counseling, advice, direct representation, community education and in the instance of an emergency, access to court judges via videoconference. Legal issues can include housing, public benefits, healthcare, consumer protection, immigration, family law, employment, advance planning and Superstorm Sandy. Appointments recommended.MOBILE LEGAL HELP CENTERNEW YORK LEGAL ASSISTANCE GROUP
    MORTGAGE FORECLOSURE MONTHLY LEGAL CONSULTATION CLINICSThe Nassau County Bar Association provides one-on-one legal consultation with an attorney on any issue regarding mortgage foreclosure. Call for more information or to make a reservation for the next clinic.NassauMORTGAGE FORECLOSURE MONTHLY LEGAL CONSULTATION CLINICSBAR ASSOCIATION OF NASSAU COUNTY, INC.
    NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.Provides legal counsel, vocational guidance and placement, social activities, liaison with outside groups, Amp-to-Amp Program, referral lists, and offers a donated medical equipment giveaway program to anyone in need in the local area. Provides Newsletter and Agency brochure to members.NassauNATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.NATIONAL AMPUTATION FOUNDATION, INC.
    PRO BONO PROJECT-SUFFOLKRecruits private attorneys to represent low income persons without charge (pro bono). Handle a wide array of cases with a focus on bankruptcies to matrimonial matters and wills. Advice only for child support matters and 17A guardianships, and assistance with SSI/SSD initial application.SuffolkNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./ISLANDIANASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    SENIOR CITIZEN LAW PROJECTProvides representation, advice and referrals to Nassau County seniors relating to health care benefits, housing, wills and future planning concerns.NassauNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC./HEMPSTEADNASSAU SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES COMMITTEE, INC.
    SEPA MUJERProvides free legal services and referrals to latina women in abusive relationships. Also offers a workshop, the first for latina women, is a free six-week course (in Spanish) on leadership and basic legal rights training. Topics include domestic violence, access to medical care and education, and legal rights as workers, parents and spouses. Legal services available to Suffolk County residents. All other services open to Long Island residents. Call for further information.SuffolkSEPA MUJERSEPA MUJER
    TROCAIRE HOUSEProvides outreach services such as emergency food, meals at home program, legal clinic, nursing home visits, adoption services, employment assistance and adult reading program.SuffolkTROCAIRE HOUSEST. PATRICK'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH-HUNTINGTON

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