Our Work

Affordable Housing Preservation Project
Works with tenants in certain HUD-financed properties to increase educational and economic opportunities for residents

 

Campus Sexual Assault, Dating and Domestic Violence and Stalking Hotline

Free and confidential hotline for victims of campus sexual assault and domestic violence to get help navigating the administrative and legal process surrounding their situation.

 

Community Health Advocacy (CHA) Project
Helps answer questions and resolve post-enrollment health insurance issues for individuals and families 

 

Community Development and Economic Justice Project
Provides assistance to eligible not-for-profit organizations and community groups

 

Consumer Law Project
Provides advice and legal help to people dealing with issues related to debt collection, credit reports, consumer scams, student loans, vehicle repossession, identity theft, and bankruptcy

 

Disability Advocacy Project  
Provides representation to clients who have been denied Social Security Disability (SSD) or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits

 

Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault Survivors Project
Provides holistic legal assistance to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault with civil legal needs related to the abuse

 

Education Advocacy Project
Helps at-risk children obtain the services they need from the school system 

 

Fair Housing Enforcement Project
Investigates complaints of housing discrimination, and where discrimination is found, enforces the Fair Housing Act by litigating cases

 

Family Court Project
Provides representation to low-income individuals with cases in Family Court in Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Wayne counties

 

Finger Lakes Legal Care
Provides holistic legal services to patient-clients through a health-related legal services project currently at Rochester Regional Health System

 

Foreclosure Prevention Project
Helps low-income homeowners facing foreclosure to keep their homes

 

Homelessness Intervention Project 
Works to prevent evictions and, with community partners, provides rapid re-housing to our clients

 

Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN)
Assists individuals with enrolling in and navigating managed care plans that cover long term care services, including home care services

 

Kin-Help
Provides holistic legal assistance in family law, government benefits, housing and other legal matters for non-parent relative caregivers and their families

 

Navigator Project
Helps individuals and families in Monroe and Livingston Counties enroll in health insurance on the New York State of Health (NYSOH) Marketplace

 

New York State Family Security Project (Immigration)
This project assists eligible immigrants and their families in obtaining immigration relief by way of a visa application assistant, legal representation in front of USCIS, and separation planning

 

Nutrition Outreach and Education Program
Conducts outreach and provides prescreening and application-level assistance to persons seeking to obtain or maintain SNAP benefits assistance in Monroe, Ontario, Seneca, and Wayne Counties

 

Pro Se Divorce Clinics
Helps low-income people obtain an uncontested divorce, with assistance from volunteer attorneys and law students

 

Reentry Project
Serves individuals reentering society from incarceration and those with criminal records, prioritizing individuals seeking to obtain or maintain employment  

 

Senior Legal Services Project 
Provides legal advice, counsel, and representation to individuals age 60 and over on a variety of civil legal issues

 

Veterans Legal Services Project 
Provides direct legal services to veterans and military families, operates a veterans legal hotline, builds relationships with veterans services organizations, encourages private attorney involvement and coordinates high profile events and outreach opportunities

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