Get Help – Hours and Telephone Directory

As of 3/16/20, 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. Our telephone intake lines are open and you can find information about intake hours below. Please note that we have suspended all clinics and walk-in intakes.

Please find the issue you face in the list below and call the number given at the specific time indicated.

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:
Call 212-417-3786 and leave a voicemail. An attorney will get back to you within 48 hours.

Consumer Rights Project

FOR: Low-income consumers, citywide

Debt collection harassment / credit card lawsuits / identity theft / purchasing schemes / credit report issues / access to financial services / fraud

Telephone Intake: Monday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Thursday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3881

Disability & Aging Rights 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 in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island

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
Starting April 1st, telephone intake will be expanded to include Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon and Friday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3732

Housing

FOR: Tenants in Manhattan and Brooklyn

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

Telephone Intake: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3888

FOR: Tenants in the Bronx

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

Telephone Intake: Monday and Wednesday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3889

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 toll free: (212) 417-3724

Kinship Caregiver Law Project

FOR: Kinship caregivers, citywide

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

Telephone Intake: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call toll free: 212-417-3850

Low-Income Bankruptcy Project

FOR: Low-income residents, citywide

Bankruptcy

Telephone Intake: Monday and 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
Expanded Intake Hours 4/21/20 & 4/22/20: 9 am – 5 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

Emergency Walk-in:  Monday-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 / abuse and neglect / discharge planning / consumer rights

Telephone Intake: Tuesday and Thursday, 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, except west side of Manhattan north of 14th Street

Eviction prevention / landlord-tenant issues

Walk-in Intake: Thursdays, 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm at Mobilization for Justice, 100 William St., 6th Floor, New York, NY 10038

Three-Quarter House Project

FOR: Residents of three-quarter houses citywide

Eviction prevention / landlord-tenant issues / public benefits

Telephone Message Line (monitored daily):
Monday-Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3705

Or
Walk-in Intake 2nd & 4th Wednesday of the month, 3:00 pm-6:00 pm
at Neighbors Together, 2094 Fulton St., Brooklyn, NY
Take C Train to Rockaway Avenue

Workplace Justice Project

FOR: Low-income and immigrant workers citywide

Re-entry issues / discrimination / sexual harassment / Workers Compensation

Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Starting April 6th, hours will be expanded to include Mondays, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Call: 212-417-3838

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