MFJ Temporary Service Changes Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As of March 16, MFJ offices are closed due to coronavirus. MFJ staff continue to work remotely to bring justice to all. Current clients should contact their advocates directly. More information will be forthcoming in the days and weeks ahead.

Click here for our new telephone intake hours. Lines are open and you can find information on all our programs.
Click here for Fact Sheets on tenants’ rights and other issues.
Click here for a list of resources and guides from throughout the city that you can access.
Click here for our COVID-19-related advocacy materials

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.

MFJ Statement on the police murder of Daniel Prude

Daniel Prude deserved to be treated with care during a mental health crisis. Instead, police officers murdered him in the street, and the grand jury has decided that none of them will face charges for his death. The justice system has failed Daniel Prude in life and in death. This horrific incident should never have …

MFJ Statement on Casey Goodson Jr.’s Murder

We are appalled by the unjust and senseless murder of Casey Goodson Jr. by a police officer in Columbus, Ohio. As a Black man in America, Casey wasn’t even safe from police brutality in his own home, and his story is tragically similar to the countless known and unknown stories of Black people who have …

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