Get Help – Hours and Telephone Directory

Adult Home Advocacy Project

FOR: Residents of Adult Homes, citywide

Adult home resident rights / eviction prevention / public benefits / civil & disability rights

Telephone Intake: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call toll free: 877-417-2427

Warren J. Sinsheimer Children’s Rights Program

FOR: Children needing special education services

Special education

Telephone intake: Monday and Thursday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3786

Consumer Rights Project

FOR: Low-income consumers, citywide

Debt collection / improper judgments / identity theft / access to financial services / financial exploitation / predatory sales practices

Telephone Intake: Thursday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3881

Access-A-Ride Project

FOR: Access-A-Ride applicants or users

Access-A-Ride applications / appeals / service problems / suspensions

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call toll free:  888-510-2272

Foreclosure Prevention Project

FOR: Homeowners throughout New York City

Foreclosure defense / settlement conferences / foreclosure rescue scams / deed theft schemes

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3777
The phone line will also remain open for voicemails at all other times, and voicemails will be returned within two business days.

Government Benefits Project

FOR: Low-income residents of New York City

Public Assistance / Social Security / SSI and SSD / Medicare & Medicaid / Food Stamps / SNAP, etc.

Telephone Intake: Monday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
Call: 212-417-3732

Housing

FOR: Tenants in Manhattan and Brooklyn

Eviction Prevention / NYCHA Repairs / Housing-related Benefits / Rent Overcharges

Telephone Intake: Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3888

Immigration Law Project

FOR: all immigrants, citywide

Citizenship / adjustment of status / green card replacement / asylum / consular processing / eligibility screenings

Telephone Intake: Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Call: (212) 417-3724

Kinship Caregiver Law Project

FOR: Kinship caregivers, citywide

Custody / guardianship / adoption / public benefits / grandparent visitation / SIJS / foster care advocacy

Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm & 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3850

Low-Income Bankruptcy Project

FOR: Low-income residents, citywide

Bankruptcy

Telephone Intake: Wednesday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3799

Low-Income Tax Clinic

FOR: Low-income residents, citywide

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 10 am – 1 pm
Call: 212-417-3839
The phone line will also remain open for voicemails at all other times, and voicemails will be returned within two business days.

Mental Health Law Project

FOR: Mental health consumers, citywide

Landlord-tenant issues / public benefits / consumer / civil & disability rights

Telephone Intake: Monday through Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3830 or E-mail:  MHLPinfo@mfjlegal.org

Nursing Home Residents’ Project

FOR: Residents of Nursing Homes and their families, citywide

Nursing home resident rights / discharge planning / involuntary discharges / civil & disability rights

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call toll free: 855-444-6477 (NHRP)

SRO Law Project

FOR: Residents of SRO hotels, rooming & lodging houses citywide

Eviction prevention / landlord-tenant issues

Call our intake line for help: 212-417-3888, Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Three-Quarter House Project

FOR: Residents of three-quarter houses citywide

Eviction prevention / landlord-tenant issues / public benefits

Call our intake line for help: 212-417-3888, Tuesday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Workplace Justice Project

FOR: Low-income and immigrant workers citywide

Legal barriers to employment and licensure because of a criminal record / discrimination / violation of leave provisions / wage theft

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3838

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