Public Charge Legal Resources

For public charge consultations or to make an appointment:

Legal Services NYC
917-661-4500
Mondays-Fridays 10am-4pm
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Russian, Nepali, Interpreters through language line are available for any language.
Area served: New York City

The Legal Aid Society
844-955-3425
Mondays-Fridays 9am-5pm
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, all others via Language Line
Area served: New York City

Community Legal Advocates of New York
516-210-6763
Mondays-Fridays 9am-5pm
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
Area served: Eastern Queens and Long Island

Empire Justice Center
631-650-2306
Area served: Long Island

The Legal Project
518-435-1770
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Haitian Creole, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Russian, Nepali
Area served: Albany and surrounding areas

Journey’s End Refugee Services
(716) 882-4964 x 203
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, Nepali, Amharic, Burmese, Czech, Farsi, Georgian, Hindi, Karen, Karenni, Kibembe, Kiganda, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kpelleh, Kurdish, Lingala, Lorma, Mai Mai, Somali, Swahili, Tajik, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian, & Uzbek
Area served: Buffalo and surrounding areas

Mobilization for Justice, Inc.
212-417-3732
Mondays 10am-12pm
Languages Offered: English and Spanish
Area served: New York City

Staten Island Legal Services
718-233-6480
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, all others via telephonic interpretive services
Area served: Staten Island

Community Legal Advocates of NY
516-210-6763
Languages Offered: English, Spanish
Area served: Nassau County

Upcoming in-person events to receive assistance on public charge concerns:

Journey’s End Refugee Services
Legal Advice Clinic
2495 Main Street, Suite 530, Buffalo NY 14214
October 5, 2018, and every Friday, 9am to 1pm
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, French, Arabic, Russian, Nepali, Amharic, Burmese, Czech, Farsi, Georgian, Hindi, Karen, Karenni, Kibembe, Kiganda, Kinyarwanda, Kirundi, Kpelleh, Kurdish, Lingala, Lorma, Mai Mai, Somali, Swahili, Tajik, Tigrinya, Turkish, Ukrainian, & Uzbek

Community Legal Advocates of NY
Know Your Rights session/ information session
Hempstead Adult Learning Center, 3100 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756
December 5, 2018
7pm-8pm
Languages Offered: English, Spanish, Haitian Creole

Need legal assistance?

Call the NYS Immigration Hotline at 1-800-566-7636 or view our directory of service providers here