Legal Aid Society of Nassau County provides free, legal representation to those facing criminal prosecution and are not able to hire an attorney. Legal AId also has a small practice to help in matters of child custody and child support.
Legal Aid Society of Nassau County
40 Main Street Hempstead, NY 11550
Telephone: 516.560.6400 Fax: 516.572.1957
Nassau Suffolk Law Services is a community based poverty law program that provides free, legal assistance in civil matters, such as housing, debt, foreclosure, health care, social security issues and services for low income veterans. They also provide legal assistance for people with special needs. They do not provide assistance in criminal matters.
1 Helen Keller Way - 5th Floor
Hempstead, NY 11550-3903
The Re-Entry Project
The Re-Entry Project helps people with criminal convictions reintegrate into the community. They help individuals:
with public benefits
Housing and employment discrimination
They also help:
Provide legal advice on child support cases
Work to seal criminal convictions
Review RAP sheets for potential errors
For residents of Suffolk County: call 631.232.2400
The Nassau County Bar Association is the leading source for legal information and services for the legal profession and the local community in Nassau County, Long Island, New York.
15th and West Streets
Mineola, NY 11501
At Legal Hand, our trained non-lawyer community volunteers provide free legal information, assistance, and referrals to help you resolve issues that affect your life, in areas like employment, housing, family, immigration, domestic violence, and benefits, and prevent problems from turning into legal cases.
All are assisted regardless of income, immigration status, and residence.
No appointments are necessary.
There are no eligibility requirements.
All are welcome and treated with respect.
In addition to weekday hours, Legal Hand Centers are open on evenings and weekends.
Furthers the contribution that non-lawyers can make to expand access to justice.
Nassau and Suffolk Counties Call in Centers. You can contact the Legal Hand Call-In Center by telephone, text, email, and chat. We can also meet with you by video:
Monday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.