Tax Season Filing Options

Tax Season Filing Options

April 2, 2015

There are thirteen days left in the tax season there are no-cost tax prep options available. Photo Credit: StockMonkeys.com via Compfight cc Thousands of New Yorkers – approximately one in five – are missing out on up to $10,000 in tax credits, like the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Child CareRead More

Pursuing Adoption in New York

Pursuing Adoption in New York

April 1, 2015

Different circumstances may lead individuals and families to consider adoption.  The legal adoption process gives the adopting party the same rights and responsibilities of natural parents.  The child (or adult) being adopted takes the same last name as the adopting parents, and has the same rights and privileges as ifRead More

Immigrants Safer from Fraud

Immigrants Safer from Fraud

April 14, 2015

Last week Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the formation of a new joint task force to target those who prey on immigrants. “Our joint city-state anti-fraud task force will stop fraudsters in their tracks and provide a safe place for immigrant fraud victims toRead More

CLARO Part 3 – What to Expect in Court

CLARO Part 3 – What to Expect in Court

March 16, 2015

Learn the basics of the courtroom and the primary roles of those in the court room. 

Need Help with an Uncontested Divorce?

Need Help with an Uncontested Divorce?

March 12, 2015

Legal Clinics Are Available to Help Low-Income New Yorkers with Uncontested Divorce Program Photo Credit: findingthenow via Compfight cc   The Uncontested Divorce Program New Yorkers who are getting a divorce may consider using the New York State Court’s uncontested divorce program. The program allows individuals to fill out Do-It-Yourself (“DIY”)Read More

Need Help with an Uncontested Divorce?

Need Help with an Uncontested Divorce?

March 12, 2015

Legal Clinics Are Available to Help Low-Income New Yorkers with Uncontested Divorce Program Photo Credit: findingthenow via Compfight cc   The Uncontested Divorce Program New Yorkers who are getting a divorce may consider using the New York State Court’s uncontested divorce program. The program allows individuals to fill out Do-It-Yourself (“DIY”)Read More

DACA/DAPA Legal Screening

DACA/DAPA Legal Screening

April 10, 2015

On April 12th, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs will co-host an executive action legal screening for immigrant New Yorkers who might be eligible for the DACA/DAPA programs. The event will be held on April 12th, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Temple Emanu-El, located at East 65th Street,Read More

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

Free English Classes for NYC Adults

October 21, 2014

F ree English classes are now available for adults residing in NYC.  The classes are provided by Grand Street Settlement, a nonprofit organization whose mission is to expand opportunities for low-income families and individuals by providing culturally relevant services that support community-building, advocacy, self-determination and an enriched quality of life. Read More

DACA/DAPA Info Session

DACA/DAPA Info Session

February 6, 2015

An info session in Spanish regarding DACA/DAPA sponsored by New York Immigration Coalition, Mayor’s Office of Immigrant affairs and New York City Council Member Carlos Menchaca, on Saturday 7th, 2015 at P.S. 503, in Brooklyn,.

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