Connect: Legal Advocacy Helpline information provided by: LifeNet, a program of the Mental Health Association of New York City

The Legal Advocacy Helpline provides immediate access to legal information and advocacy to survivors of domestic violence city-wide. Advocates provide callers with basic and in-depth information and advocacy concerning the police, district attorney, criminal and family court, probation and parole, and social services such as shelter, housing, public assistance, and immigration. Helpline staff work collaboratively with other non-profit and city agencies to coordinate services, make referrals, and locate direct legal representation for family court proceedings.
Area(s) Served:
Serves Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island

Target Group:
Adolescents; Advocacy Consumer; Batterer; Children; Crime Victim; Domestic Violence; Geriatric; Hotline; Information And Referral; Legal; No Fee; Psychiatric Housing; Spanish; 4362807

Fees:
Free

Application Process:
Call to set up an appointment

Eligibility Requirements:
Survivors of domestic violence

ADAAccess:
yes

Transportation:
Yes

Record last updated: Aug 7 2014 4:15PM
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Phone Numbers

  • 212-683-0605
  • Main Agency Phone Number
    212-683-0015

FAX

  • 212-683-0016

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Languages

  • Spanish

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