Mobilization for Justice will help you access important services and benefits that protect you and your family.

We can answer your questions and help you understand your rights. If we determine that you need an attorney and that we can take your case, we will provide you with high-quality legal assistance. 

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Envisioning a society
in which there is
justice for all

MOBILIZATION FOR JUSTICE, formerly MFY Legal Services, offers free legal assistance to low-income New Yorkers throughout New York City to resolve legal problems in the areas of housing; foreclosure; civil, disability and aging rights; bankruptcy, tax, consumer, employment, government benefits, immigration, and kinship care. Through these services we prevent homelessness, help seniors and people with disabilities live independently, stabilize families, maintain and increase income, and address racial disparities.

NYCDOE’s Systemic Failure to Provide Timely Special Education Evaluations Targeted in Newly-Filed Class Action

NEW YORK, April 17, 2023 – Today, Mobilization for Justice and Simpson Thacher &Bartlett LLP filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of a group of New York City students with disabilities and their families, aiming to remedy the New York City Department of Education’s (“NYCDOE’s”) systemic failure to provide special education evaluations to students …

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