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Legal Aid Society: Harlem Community Law Office


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About Legal Aid Society: Harlem Community Law Office

The Legal Aid Society is a private, not-for-profit legal services organization, the oldest and largest in the nation, dedicated since 1876 to providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers. It is dedicated to one simple but powerful belief: that no New Yorker should be denied access to justice because of poverty.

Call this location directly Monday-Friday 9am-5pm via (212) 426-3000, or you can reach us via our:

  • Main Number (212) 577-3300
  • Helpline (888) 663-6680, staffed Mon-Fri 10am-3pm
  • For Employment Law, our Hotline at (888) 218-6974
  • For individuals who believe they have been discriminated against based on HIV status, the HIV/AIDS Representation Project (H/ARP) at (212) 426-3000
  • We also have a special project for seniors. If you are a senior, ask for information about the Elder law Project when you call.

We serve the following area:

  • New York (Manhattan) County

This group serves the West Side of Manhattan above 110th Street and the East Side of Manhattan above 96th Street.

We speak the following languages:

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Spanish / Español

Can arrange for interpreters for any language on a long-term basis.

Criteria for providing legal aid:

Your family's income should be at 125% or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level. This group will accept a person with an income higher than 200% of the poverty level if the person is a senior, HIV positive, or experiencing domestic violence.

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



Brief Advice
Full Legal Representation


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: 10029


230 East 106th Street, Manhattan, NY