Help with issues that Impact your Life

At Legal Hand, our trained community volunteers provide free legal information, assistance and referrals to help you resolve issues that affect your life, in areas like housing, family, immigration, divorce, domestic violence, and benefits, and prevent problems from turning into legal actions.


how Can we Help?

At Legal Hand, volunteers provide free legal information, assistance, and referrals, and may be able to help directly with issues such as:


o Understanding your housing rights regarding rent, repairs, and lease issues

o Applying for affordable housing

o Knowing your rights when applying for a job & have a criminal record

o Finding out how to check and improve your credit

o Applying for and addressing issues with public benefits

o Contacting city agencies to seek help or make a complaint

This list describes some of the issues Legal Hand can help you solve. With the right information you can solve problems before they get to court. If you are facing a problem that is not listed here, but is related to housing, family, immigration, domestic violence, consumer issues, employment, or public benefits, stop by Legal Hand to see how we can help.

Legal Hand Brownsville
650 Rockaway Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212

Legal Hand Crown Heights
250 Kingston Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213

Legal Hand Highbridge
1759 Jerome Avenue
Bronx, NY 10453


Legal Hand Jamaica
149-13 Jamaica Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11435

Legal Hand Tremont
713 E. Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10457


Get Involved

If you are facing a problem that is not listed here, but is related to housing, family, immigration, domestic violence, or benefits, stop by a Legal Hand center to see how we can help.

Find out how to become one of our trained volunteers here


Upcoming Events

Legal Hand hosts free workshops at our neighborhood storefront centers. All workshops are free and open to the public.

To learn more about an upcoming event, please contact Gyulnara Barnett at barnettg@legalhand.org.