Central New York Legal Helpline

thru: Legal Services of Central New York

Provides assistance for these types of legal problems:
  • Consumer Problems:
    • Frozen bank accounts
    • Debt problems
    • Student loans
    • Identity theft
    • Car problems
    • Utility shutoffs
    • Other consumer problems
  • Housing Problems:
    • Evictions
    • Lockouts
    • Security deposits
    • Repair problems
    • Subsidized housing
    • Foreclosures
    • Other housing problems
  • Divorce and Other Family Matters:
    • Child support
    • Custody
    • Child protective matters
    • Guardianship
    • Domestic violence
  • Other Issues:
    • Access to healthcare
    • Unemployment benefits
    • Welfare, Medicaid and Food Stamps and other public benefits
    • Special education and other school issues
    • Disability discrimination and other disability issues
    • Elder law

Eligibility: Varies with service. Call for information.

Application Process: Call the hotline.

Required Documentation: None.

Fees: No fee for service.

Coverage Note: Broome, Cayuga, Chenango, Cortland, Delaware, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, Onondaga, Otsego, and Oswego Counties.

Languages: Spanish, French, Haitian Creole, Arabic, Thai, Vietnamese, Russian, Somali, Kala. Interpreter services available.


This program is offered here:

Legal Services of Central New York

Map Marker 1
221 South Warren Street
Suite 300
Syracuse NY 13202
Toll Free:
Toll Free:
M-F 9:00AM-5:00PM.


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