Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Canton Office
About Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York - Canton Office
Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York provides free civil legal services to low-income people of St. Lawrence County and the portion of St. Regis Indian Reservation within Franklin County 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 Canton office (local) 315-386-4586 or (toll-free) 1-800-822-8283 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:
- Franklin County
- Saint Lawrence County (St. Regis Indian Reservation ONLY within Franklin County)
We speak the following languages:
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 St. Lawrence County or in the portion of the St. Regis Indian Reservation within Franklin County.