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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.
Often lacking legal representation to defend themselves, elderly residents are being discharged from nursing homes directly into homeless shelters illegally and against their will without adequate due process. For a vulnerable nursing home resident with medical needs, the prospect of an involuntary discharge to a homeless shelter can be terrifying – especially during the devasting …
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