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 to 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 January 11th and 25th, February 8th and 22nd, March 8th and 22nd and April 5th and 19th from 10:00 to 1:00. You must check in by 12:00 for these clinics.

    • Clinics at Bellevue Hospital are held from 9:00 to 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 February 7 and April 11 from 10:00 to 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 January 3 and March 7 from 2:00 to 5:00. You must check in by 4:00 for these clinics.

    • East Harlem Health Action Center clinics will be on January 16, February 20, March 20 and April 17 from 2:00 to 5:00. You must check in by 4:00 for these clinics.

  • NYC Rent Freeze

    • SCRIE Clinics at 331 East 70th Street in 2019 will be on March 5, April 23, June 18, September 10, October 22 and December 10 from 10:00 to 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.

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