Have you Discovered LawHelpNY.org Yet?

Have you Discovered LawHelpNY.org Yet?

January 14, 2015

If you haven’t taken the time to explore LawHelpNY, then stop what you’re doing, open a new tab in your browser, and type www.lawhelpny.org in the search box. Whether you are a new reader or regular of the RealNY blog, you should know the information you are getting is poweredRead More

Veterans Legal Clinic Opens in Syracuse

Veterans Legal Clinic Opens in Syracuse

January 23, 2015

On January 8, 2015, Syracuse University College of Law officially opened the Veterans Legal Clinic. The Veterans Legal Clinic will provide free legal assistance with: Processing VA claims Representing veterans in VA claim appeals Military Discharge upgrades Veterans will also have priority status in the college’s eight other clinics: FamilyRead More

IDNYC an ID for All

IDNYC an ID for All

January 14, 2015

IDNYC, an initiative recently launched by Mayor Bill de Blasio will bring peace of mind to tens of thousands undocumented New Yorkers. IDNYC is a free government issued identification card for New York City residents 14 years old and older. This is the largest municipal identification card program in theRead More

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launches

Collateral Consequences Resource Center Launches

December 12, 2014

In 2013, there were over half a million adult arrests made in New York State. A portion of those arrests are for minor crimes and have ended without a conviction. [source] The impact of an arrest on a person’s life is not often measured, seen, or heard by others. But,Read More

Veterans Legal Clinic Opens in Syracuse

Veterans Legal Clinic Opens in Syracuse

January 23, 2015

On January 8, 2015, Syracuse University College of Law officially opened the Veterans Legal Clinic. The Veterans Legal Clinic will provide free legal assistance with: Processing VA claims Representing veterans in VA claim appeals Military Discharge upgrades Veterans will also have priority status in the college’s eight other clinics: FamilyRead More

Every year, thousands of New Yorkers are taken to court for debt.

Free financial counseling for NYC residents

November 3, 2014

For those who are new to our network, the City’s FREE Financial Empowerment Centers can help your clients take control of their debt, improve their credit, deal with debt collection, create a budget, open a bank account, and much more. One-on-one financial counseling is provided for FREE by professional counselorsRead More

Youth Assistance Clinic

Youth Assistance Clinic

December 5, 2014

This Sunday 12/7/14, there will be a free youth assistance and immigration​ clinic in the Bronx provided by The Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, New York Legal Assistance Group, and The New York Immigration Coalition from 9am to 3pm. DOE Pathways to Graduation 1010 Reverend James A. Polite Ave Bronx, NY 10459 Sunday,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

Need help choosing Health Insurance?

Need help choosing Health Insurance?

January 16, 2015

Pratt Area Community Council, a Brooklyn staple that started in 1964, is now a non-profit with with four offices serving Fort Greene, Clinton Hill, Bedford Stuyvesant with the rest of Brooklyn. They host a number of events, workshops, and clinics monthly. Every Wednesday, starting Jan 21, 2015 the senior HealthRead More

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