New York - Legal Services

Ackerman Institute for the Family

Summary

The Ackerman Institute for the Family offers divorce mediation for couples, as well as couple and family therapy services.

Contact

(212) 879-4900 x 112

Amudim

Summary

Amudim offers services for youth dealing with substance abuse and victims of sexual abuse.

Contact

(646) 517-0222

Brooklyn Victims Services Unit

Summary

The Brooklyn District Attorney Victim Services Unit provides crisis counseling, safety planning, provides referrals, and can act as an escort to court. They also help victims file for compensation claims.

Contact

Fersch Petitti LLC

Summary

Fersch Petitti offers legal representation to low-income families in issues of divorce and custody.

Contact

Her Justice

Summary

Her Justice provides legal representation for victims of abuse, and for divorce, custody, and support issues.

Contact

Hotline: (212) 343-1122

LIFT

Summary

Legal Information for Families Today provides legal and social service support to those involved in New York Family Court, free of charge.

Contact

(212) 343-1122

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc.

Summary

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County assists clients whose benefits have been reduced or denied by the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

Contact

Toll free: (800) 454-3627
(845) 634-3627

Manhattan Mediators

Summary

Offering marital, family, divorce, post-divorce meditation and divorce coaching.

Contact

(212) 203-6132

Mediation and Collaborative Law Offices, Adam Berner, Esq.

Summary

Mediation and Collaborative Law Offices offers their services to couples during the divorce process.

Contact

New York office: (212) 721-7555

Met Council Family Violence Center

Summary

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.

Contact

(212) 453-9618
family@metcouncil.org

Moderate Family Mediation Project

Summary

The Moderate Family Mediation Project offers low-budget mediation services for eligible households.

Contact

(212) 582-5757
(718) 575-9479

NY Legal Referral Service

Summary

The NYC Bar Association acts as a legal referral service.

Contact

(212) 626-7373

NYLAG - New York Legal Assistance Group

Summary

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.

Contact

General: ( 212) 613-5000

New York Association of Collaborative Professionals

Summary

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.

Contact

Sanctuary for Families

Summary

Sanctuary for Families offers an array of services for victims of violence, including crisis intervention, legal services, shelter, economic empowerment, and services for children and youth.

Contact

(212) 349-6009

Sarah's Voice

Summary

Sarah's Voice offers free legal services and assistance for relevant issues to domestic violence victims

Contact

(347) 592-2124

The Family Justice Center

Summary

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.

Contact

Bronx: 718-508-1220; Brooklyn: 718-250-5113; Manhattan: 212-602-2800; Queens: 718-575-4545; Staten Island: 718-697-4300