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Legal Aid Society: Education Law Project


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About Legal Aid Society: Education Law Project

The Legal Aid Society’s Education Law Project provides essential legal advocacy to families of children with disabilities in need of special education support and services. The Project assists families with navigating the complex New York City special education system through parent training, consultation, and direct representation at due process hearings. The Project also assists non-disabled children with issues relating to enrollment and school discipline and suspension issues.

Call our Main Number via (212) 577-3300 or our Helpline (888) 663-6680, staffed Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.

We serve the following areas:

  • New York (Manhattan) County

Criteria for legal aid:

  • Your family's income should be at 200% or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level.

This organization is accessible by wheelchair and provides access for the hearing impaired.



Brief Advice
Full Legal Representation
Pro Se Legal Clinic
Self-Help Materials


Monday: 10 am - 3 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 3 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 3 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 3 pm
Friday: 10 am - 3 pm
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed


State: New York
County: New York
Zipcode: 10038


199 Water Street, 6th floor, Manhattan, NY