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 June 14th and 28th and July 12th and 26th from 10:00 to 1:00. You must check in by 12:00 for these clinics.

  • Tenants’ Rights Advice Clinics

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinics at 331 East 70th Street will be on June 13th and July 25th from 10:00 to 1:00. You must check in by 12:00 for these clinics.

    • East Harlem Health Action Center clinics will be on June 19th and July 17th 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 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 at 331 East 70th Street in 2019 will be on June 12 from 2:00 to 4:00 and October 17 from 10:00 to 12:00. For more information, please email DRIE@lenoxhill.org or call 212-218-0503, option 0.

  • Standby Guardianship Clinic

    • Lenox Hill Neighborhood House clinic at 331 East 70th Street will be on June 27 at 1:30. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 212-218-0336. We will accept some walk-in appointments on a first-come, first-served basis.

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

Our phone intake is open all year except the month of August for the following matters: 

If you need legal assistance in one of these areas, please call our intake hotline all year except the month of August 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 All Year Except the Month of August

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