Archive for May, 2012

Do you have a family law or family court issue? If so, starting Friday June 1st you can chat with a NY Family Law Attorney via LiveHelp!

May 28, 2012 at 9:11 am 0 comments

A study by NY Access to Justice Task Force found that 95% of litigants are unrepresented in child support and other family law cases.  This means there are a lot of families in New York having to navigate the family court system and procedures with little or limited guidance. InRead More

For those still unemployed in New York – Learning a new skill presents an exciting and rewarding option! Learn about free resources to help you with this

For those still unemployed in New York – Learning a new skill presents an exciting and rewarding option! Learn about free resources to help you with this

May 24, 2012 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

The outreach staff for LawHelp/NY’s  Training and Information Program Statewide (TIPS!) recently attended a job fair called, the Employment Opportunities and Small Business Expo.  This event was held at the Fort Washington Armory and sponsored by 27 City Council Members and the Hispanic Federation.  At the event, we set upRead More

NYCers have spoken, of all posts we have written- one about the NYC Homeless Agency PATH gets the most comments. Find out why

May 23, 2012 at 12:14 am 0 comments

Last year we wrote about NYC agency, Prevention Assistance and Temporary Housing (PATH) Office and boy did we touch on important issue!  Shortly after we posted this article we began getting comments from individuals sharing their stories of frustration in dealing with PATH and others that reported they were notRead More

Be aware: foreclosure scams target people struggling with their mortgages

May 14, 2012 at 4:24 pm 0 comments

At 8.5%, New York has one of the highest unemployment rates in the nation.  One of the effects of unemployment is that homeowners throughout NY may also be struggling to pay their home mortgages and may even be facing foreclosure.  Unfortunately, there are many fraudulent companies out there that areRead More

Find out if the National Mortgage Settlement affects you – and if you are eligible for help

May 7, 2012 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Through the National Mortgage Settlement, the country’s five biggest mortgage companies must commit about $25 billion in relief to individuals and governments because they broke the law in how they managed home loans. It will take time to figure out which individuals are eligible for help from the settlement. IfRead More

Mental Health Services Expanded for Veterans and Their Families

Mental Health Services Expanded for Veterans and Their Families

May 2, 2012 at 3:58 pm 0 comments

The United States Department of Veteran Affairs (VA) announced last week that it will add approximately 1,900 more mental health workers, to include nurses, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers as well as nearly 300 support staff.   This is in part of its mission to expand access to mental health servicesRead More