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Legal Aid Society
Disability Advocacy Project


Also Known As:DAP
Address:Queens Neighborhood Office, 120-46 Queens Blvd Kew Gardens NY
Telephone(s):718-286-2450
Fax:718-263-4234
World Wide Web: ttp://www.legal-aid.org/en/civil/civilpractice/disabilityadvocacyproject.aspx


Description:

The Disability Advocacy Project provides a full range of legal services for children and adults who are eligible for, but have been denied or terminated from:

Disability benefits
Retirement benefits
Other benefits under the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Social Security (OASDI) programs.
The Society represents children and adults with their applications, administrative hearings, and court appeals, and gives advice and counseling.




Hours:

Mon - Fri 9 am - 5 pm.


Eligibility Requirements:

Services are free to low-income New-Yorkers.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free
Access for People with Disabilities:Special restroom facilities, special elevators


Services Offered:Benefits AssistanceDisability Related CounselingDisability Rights GroupsOutreach ProgramsSpeakers / Speakers Bureau
Languages Offered:Spanish
Target Groups(By Need):Children with DisabilitiesDisabilities, People withFamilies / Friends of People with DisabilitiesFunctional DisabilitiesMental Illness / Emotional DisabilitiesParents of Children with Disabilities