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Queens Legal Services Corporation
Address:89-00 Sutphin Blvd., Rm. 206 Jamaica NY 11435
World Wide Web: http://www.queenslegalservices.org/
Description: This legal service agency assists in cases dealing with issues such as housing, government benefits, elder law, consumer law, family law, and education law.
It also has a special unit for HIV/AIDS cases, a Disaster Relief Center for those affected by the World Trade Center attacks, and a People's Law School, which has a speaker's bureau and trains persons on legal issues to assist others. Services are available in non-English languages (provided by a language bank).
Hours:Mon - Fri, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Eligibility Requirements:Must be income-eligible according to Legal Services Corp.
Admission Requirements/Documents:Call for appointment. / All legal documents received, proof of income and citizenship.
Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.
Services Offered:AIDS / HIV Issues, Benefits Assistance, Child Abuse Counseling, Domestic Violence Counseling, Education Advocacy Groups, Elder Law, Housing Discrimination Assistance, Legal Counseling, Legal Education/Information, Legal Representation, Outreach Programs, Parent Counseling, Speakers / Speakers Bureau, Workshops / Symposiums,