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 Clinic
    Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinics are held from 10:00 - 1:00 every Wednesday.
    Clinics at Bellevue Hospital are held from 9:00 - 3:00 every Friday through September.
  • Tenants’ Rights Advice Clinic
    The next Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinic will be on September 6th
    from 10:00 - 1:00.
    The next East Harlem Health Action Center clinic will be on August 15th from 2:00 - 5:00.
  • NYC Rent Freeze - SCRIE Clinic, from 10:00 - 1:00. 
    The next clinic will be held on August 9, 2018.

Clinics are held at 331 East 70th Street and operate on a 1st-come, 1st-served basis. You must check-in by 12:00 for clinics.

Our phone intake is open through July 31 for the following matters: 

In August, all intake will be closed except for SNAP assistance. All calls that are unrelated to SNAP matters will be returned in September.

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. 



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