New York - Legal Services
Met Council Family Violence Center
The Met Council Family Violence Center offers services to clients facing family violence, including safety planning and case management, counseling, emergency financial assistance and food pantry, referrals, and legal advocacy.
NYLAG - New York Legal Assistance Group
The New York Legal Assistance Group provides free civil representation to those who cannot afford private attorneys. They help with financial counseling, matrimonial and family law, and other areas, and also offer free mediation services.
General: ( 212) 613-5000
New York Association of Collaborative Professionals
The New York Association of Collaborative Professionals (NYACP) is the resource for attorneys, financial professionals and mental health professionals who work with divorcing couples and want to enhance their Collaborative Practice. The NYACP website also includes resources such as "Find a Professional" and an extensive library of videos and articles that offer quality information for families navigating through divorce.
Pace Women's Justice Center
Pace Women’s Justice Center (PWJC) provides free legal services to victims and survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, and elder abuse. A nonprofit legal center serving Westchester and Putnam Counties, PWJC helps individuals navigate the legal system and obtain services related to divorce, custody, support, financial exploitation, public benefits, and housing. Through outreach events and training programs we raise awareness, educate the community, and train judges, police officers, attorneys, and social service providers on best practices when working with victims of abuse.
The Family Justice Center
The New York City Family Justice Center provides a variety of services to help victims: case managers for help with safety planning and other needs, counselors and psychiatrists, lawyers, officers and prosecutors for help and information, financial assistance and referrals, and child care services.
Bronx: 718-508-1220; Brooklyn: 718-250-5113; Manhattan: 212-602-2800; Queens: 718-575-4545; Staten Island: 718-697-4300