The New York Legal Assistance Group’s (NYLAG) mission is to use the power of the law to help children and families experiencing poverty or crisis to combat social, racial, and economic injustice. We address emerging and urgent legal needs with comprehensive, free civil legal services, impact litigation, policy advocacy, and community education. A staff of 330+ offer every level of legal assistance, specializing in complex cases across multiple practice areas including public benefits, employment rights, consumer law, tenants’ rights, foreclosure prevention, health care/home care, advance planning, immigration law, LGBTQ rights, domestic violence law, divorce mediation, veterans’ benefits, elder abuse, special education, and Holocaust compensation. Visit us at