Legal Advocacy

Our attorneys and advocates provide free, comprehensive civil legal services to individuals and families – frail older adults, people with disabilities and those experiencing homelessness, immigrants, low-wage workers and low-income families – with a primary focus on the East Side of Manhattan, including East Harlem and Roosevelt Island, using a multi-disciplinary holistic approach to legal representation.



  Advance Directives

Advance Directives

  Eviction Prevention and Tenants' Rights

Eviction Prevention and Tenants' Rights

  Health Care Access

Health Care Access

  NYC Rent Freeze - Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE)

NYC Rent Freeze - Senior Citizen Rent Increase Exemption (SCRIE)

  Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)

  Thank you Pro Bono Partners

Thank you
Pro Bono Partners


Are you seeking legal assistance?

Walk-in clinics are available for the following matters:

  • SNAP Clinics

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinics at 331 East 70th Street are held from 10:00 - 1:00 every Wednesday. You must check-in by 12:00 for these clinics.

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Casa Mutua Clinics at 159 East 102nd Street will be held on November 19th from 10:00 - 1:00, and on October 15th and December 17th from 2:00 - 5:00. You must check-in by 4:00 for these clinics.

    • Clinics at Bellevue Hospital are held from 9:00 - 3:00 every Monday at the Ambulatory Care Pavilion, 3rd Floor. You must check-in by 2:00 for these clinics.

  • Tenants’ Rights Advice Clinics

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinics at 331 East 70th Street will be on November 1st, December 13th and February 7th from 10:00 - 1:00. You must check-in by 12:00 for these clinics.

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House Casa Mutua Clinics at 159 East 102nd Street will be on October 18th and December 6th from 2:00 – 5:00. You must check-in by 4:00 for these clinics.

    • East Harlem Health Action Center clinics will be on October 17th, November 28th and December 19th from 2:00 - 5:00. You must check-in by 4:00 for these clinics.

  • NYC Rent Freeze

    • SCRIE Clinics at 331 East 70th Street will be on October 16th and December 11th from 10:00 - 1:00. You must check-in by 11:30 for these clinics.

    • DRIE Clinics via appointment only. For more information, please email DRIE@lenoxhill.org or call 212-218-0503, option 0.

Walk-in clinics operate on a first-come, first-served basis.

Appointment-only clinics available for:

  • Medicare Part D & Medicare Advantage Plan Clinics

    You can arrange an appointment for counseling and enrollment in a plan during Medicare Open Enrollment, between October 15 - December 7. Please call Aitan Groener at 212-218-0449 to arrange an appointment.

Our phone intake is open for the following matters: 

If you need legal assistance in one of these areas, please call our intake hotline at 212-218-0503. Click here for more information on our legal advocacy intake.

All cases will be screened through our intake process and will be accepted on an individual case-by-case basis.  If we cannot assist you directly, we will do our best to make an appropriate referral. 



To request assistance with a legal matter, please contact:

Intake Hotline: 212-218-0503
Request Legal Assistance via Email

For more information about our Legal Advocacy program, please contact:

Elizabeth Grossman
Legal Advocacy Director
Phone: 212-218-0422
Fax: 212-288-0722
egrossman@lenoxhill.org