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 September 20, October 4 and 18, November 1, 15, and 29 and December 13 and 27 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 October 3 and December 5 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 held on November 7 from 2:00 - 5:00. You must check in by 4:00 for these clinics.

    • East Harlem Health Action Center clinics will be on September 18, October 16, November 20 and December 18 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 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 October 17 from 10:00 to 12:00. 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 all year for the following matters:

Our phone intake is open for the following matters:  

If you need legal assistance in one of these areas, please call our intake helpline 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. 


Check out our fact sheets for immediate information!

Housing Fact Sheets

Healthcare Fact Sheets

Other Fact Sheets


To request assistance with a legal matter, please contact:

Intake Helpline: 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