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:

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 currently 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. 



additional Contact Information

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