Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Albany Office
About Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Albany Office
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides free civil legal services to low-income people of Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer and Schenectady Counties and serving 16 counties in Northeastern New York.
We provide free advice, brief service, referrals, community legal education, and full representation in a variety of legal matters.
We also provide services through our many special projects including:
- Disability Advocacy Project, Nutrition Outreach
- Education Project
- Homelessness Prevention Projects
- Domestic Violence Legal Assistance Project
- Senior Legal Services Program
- Foreclosure Prevention Project
- Low Income Taxpayer Clinic
- Medical Legal Project
- Children's Law Project
- Upstate New York
- Immigration Law Project
- ReEntry Project,
- HIV/AIDS Law Consortium.
Additionally, our Private Attorney Involvement program works with local private lawyers who volunteer to represent our clients without charge on cases such as name change, divorce, bankruptcy, wills and advance directives, evictions or consumer defense.
Please call our Albany office (local) (518) 462-6765 or (toll-free) 1 (800) 462-2922 or visit our website for more information about our services, special projects, self-help resources, and how to contact each office.
Legal Aid of Northeastern New York has offices in Albany, Amsterdam, Canton, Plattsburgh, and Saratoga Springs and serves 16 counties. Special projects vary by office and county.
We serve the following area:
- Albany County
- Columbia County
- Greene County
- Rensselaer County
- Schenectady County
We speak the following languages:
- French / Français
This organization is accessible by wheelchair and provides access for the hearing impaired.
We have the following criteria for legal help:
- This program does not serve individuals currently incarcerated (in prison).
- Some projects serve specific communities, such as HIV positive individuals and their families.
- Must reside in Albany County, Columbia County, Greene County, Rensselaer County, or Schenectady County.