The following is a list of organizations that provide free assistance to those in financially difficult or physically dangerous situations.

Brooklyn Family Justice Center

Brooklyn Family Justice Center
Provides pro bono attorneys, social workers,
and children’s programming to victims of domestic abuse.

350 Jay Street,16th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
718.250.5111 and select 6

Her Justice

Her Justice
Her Justice provides free legal help in family law, divorce and immigration to low-income women living in New York City. Women whose annual household income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines established by the Department of Health and Human Services are eligible for free services.

Here is a link with helpful information regarding the federal poverty level.

Primary Office:
100 Broadway, 10th Floor
New York, NY 10005
212.695.3800
Locations available in all five boroughs

“Her Justice helped me with pro bono representation for support, paternity, and custody/visitation matters. It’s been a nightmare and is still going on, but my attorneys have been very supportive and effective.”

Legal Aid Society

Legal Aid Society
The Legal Aid Society provides free legal services to low-income New Yorkers in the five boroughs of New York City in family law, as well as other areas. Call the number below to see if you qualify for their assistance. (Eligibility is dependant on both income and circumstance)

Headquarters:
199 Water Street
New York, NY 10038
212.577.3300
(location in all five boroughs)

New York Legal Assistance Group

New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
NYLAG provides free civil legal services to New Yorkers who cannot afford a private attorney. Women whose annual income is at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level Guidelines established by the Department of Health and Human Services are eligible for free services.

Here is a link with helpful information regarding the federal poverty level.

7 Hanover Square, 18th Floor
New York, NY 10004
(Entrance on Water Street)
212.613.5000