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The Legal section showcase organizations and resources in the area that can assist in legal matters related to worker’s rights, domestic issues, and other legal matters

  • Police Department of the City of New York (NYPD) – LGBT Outreach Unit

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Sargeant Michelle Martindale, Police Officer Aaron Ayala and Police Officer Ana Arboleda are the Citywide LGBT Community Liaisons.

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  • NYC Anti-Violence Project (AVP)

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

     

    Free, confidential counseling, advocacy, accompaniment, information and referrals for survivors of anti-LGBTQ and HIV/AIDS-related violence including hate violence, sexual violence, and domestic/intimate partner violence. 24 hour bilingual English/Spanish hotline.

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  • LGBT Law Project at NYLAG (NY Legal Assistance Group)

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Provides legal assistance and referrals to low-income LGBT community of New York in varied areas: family law, discrimination, adoption, name and document changes, homeless shelter issues, public assistance, advance directives and wills.

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  • HIV/AIDS Services Administration (HASA)

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Component of NYC's Human Resources Administration provides direct linkages to school, financial, emergency, vocational services for people living with AIDS/advanced HIV illness and families.

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  • HIV/AIDS Legal Service Project

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Free legal services to fight discrimination against/ protect privacy of people with HIV/AIDS, alcohol/ drug problems, criminal records.

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  • Gay Men’s Health Crisis

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) is the nation's leading provider of HIV/AIDS care, prevention services and advocacy, serving nearly 9,000 people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City, the epidemic's largest U.S. epicenter.

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  • Domestic Partner Registry-New York City

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    The City's Domestic Partnership Registry allows unmarried couples who are residents or employees of New York City and who are in a committed, ongoing relationship to document their relationship.

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  • Domestic Partner Health Benefits

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    The City of New York and the Municipal Unions have cooperated in choosing health plans and designing the benefits for the City's Health Benefits Program.

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  • American Civil Liberties Union-LGBT & AIDS Project

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    Precedent-setting litigation and public policy advocacy on LGBT issues and issues affecting those with HIV/AIDS.

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  • SAGE Bronx

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 28, 2017

    SAGE Bronx provides events and support to LGBT Seniors in the Bronx. SAGE Bronx offers bilingual information, referrals, services, programming, educational presentations and social activities for older LGBT

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  • Callen-Lorde Community Health Center – Bronx

    Posted By rhc2143 on September 21, 2017

    Callen-Lorde Community Health Center provides sensitive, quality health care and related services targeted to New York's lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender communities - in all their diversity - regardless of ability to pay.

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  • El Programa de Bienestar Familiar

    Posted By CCPH on August 21, 2017

    El Programa de Bienestar Familiar

    ​El programa de Bienestar Familiar puede ayudarle a proveer a su familia con seguridad, estabilidad, y el bienestar que necesitan. 

    Todos los servicios son GRATUITOS! Inscribase hoy en alguno de nuestros locales o llame para mas información al 212-503-6842.

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  • The Family Wellness Program

    Posted By CCPH on August 21, 2017

    The Family Wellness Program can help you to provide your family with the security, safety, stability and well-being they need. 

    All services are offered in English and Spanish and are FREE!

    Enroll today at the Upper Manhattan location or call 212-503-6842.

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  • Emergency Planning for Non-Citizens in NYC/ Planificación de Emergencia para los Inmigrantes en NYC

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on April 26, 2017

    Emergency Planning for Non-Citizens in NYC

     Information about emergency child care planning
     Updating School Blue Cards
     Information about obtaining passports for your children

    FREE consultation with volunteer attorneys on emergency planning

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  • Washington Heights Workforce1 Career Center

    Posted By CCPH on February 03, 2017

    You can access our services at our Workforce1 Career Centers located throughout New York City’s five boroughs. Before visiting us in-person, take a moment to learn about what we have to offer by exploring our job postings, recruitment events, and workshops to help you land the job. Then register for services at one of our center.

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  • Community Center of Immigrants

    Posted By CCPH on February 03, 2017

    Community Center of Immigrants is expanding their work as a volunteer-run food pantry by planting a community garden that will offer fresh vegetables to the community of 3,000 families they serve each month. In addition to providing food to the pantry, the garden is giving families and children from the community an opportunity to learn about gardening and healthy food.

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  • New York City Police Department Local Precinct

    Posted By CCPH on February 02, 2017

    The mission of the New York City Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in New York City by working in partnership with the community to enforce the law, preserve peace, reduce fear, and maintain order.

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  • Comunitario de Transporte

    Posted By CCPH on January 25, 2017

    Estas invitado a Defensora del pueblo Letitia James y Consejal Ydanis Rodriguez's Comunitario De Transporte

    Evento: Foro Comunitario sobre el Transporte público en Washington Heights con la Defensora del pueblo Letitia James y el Concejal Ydanis Rodriguez

    Lugar: Fort Washington Collegiate Church, 729 West 181 Street En la calle Fort Washington.

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  • Transportation Town Hall

    Posted By CCPH on January 25, 2017

    Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez's Transportation Town Hall

    What: A town hall discussion with Public Advocate Letitia James and Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez about public transportation in Washington Heights.

    Where: Fort Washington Collegiate Church, 729 West 181 Street.

    ** Space is wheelchair accessible**

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  • Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners

    Posted By CCPH on January 20, 2017

    Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners (formerly Credit Where Credit Is Due) was founded in 1994 in response to the growing financial disenfranchisement of Upper Manhattan. Since its inception, Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners’ financial empowerment programs have provided clients with the products and counseling services to change their financial future.

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  • Partners Anonymous, Inc.

    Posted By CCPH on January 17, 2017

    Not-for-profit organization providing victims or perpetrators of domestic violence (ages 18+) and couples with psychotherapy services. Treatment for persons involved in domestic violence, including treatment for batterers. Individual, couples, family, short/long-term psychotherapy; clinical supervision for professionals; public education. Hours: Monday - Thursday, 8:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

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  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 26, 2016

    What is Domestic Violence?
    Domestic violence is abusive behavior one person causes on a spouse, intimate partner and/or other family members. How serious the domestic violence is depends on the situation. However what is clear in cases of domestic violence is the desire of the abuser to gain or maintain power and control over the other person.

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  • CUNY Citizenship Now!

    Posted By CCPH on August 29, 2016

    CUNY Citizenship Now! provides free, high quality, and confidential immigration law services to help individuals and families on their path to U.S. citizenship. Our attorneys and paralegals offer one-on-one consultations to assess participants’ eligibility for legal benefits and assist them in applying when qualified.

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  • Domestic Violence Non-Residential Services

    Posted By CCPH on August 24, 2016

    Domestic Violence Non-Residential Services Please find below the information for Providers, Hotline Number and Borough that they provide services to: -Barrier Free Living- 212-533-4358 - All Boroughs - HELP R.O.A.D.S.- 718-922-7980- Brooklyn -New York Asian Women’s Center- 212-732-5230 or 888-888-7702- Queens -NYC Gay & Lesbian Anti-Violence Project- 212-714-1141- All Boroughs -Sanctuary fo

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  • Directorio de Recursos Conexiones NY

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Bienvenido al Directorio de Recursos NY Connects, este es el lugar correcto para buscar información sobre como:

    * Aprender sobre los servicios y apoyos a plazo los cuales pueden ayudarlo a usted o un miembro de la familia que esta en casa y quiere permanecer en la comunidad, o permanecer independiente;

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  • NY Connects Resource Directory

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    NY Connects Resource Directory, is the right place to:

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  • Guía Comunitaria de Beneficios Públicos de HRA para Inmigrantes

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Muchos inmigrantes en la Ciudad de NuevaYork pueden utilizar una gran variedad de servicios. La lista a continuación incluye servicios que están disponibles para los residentes de la Ciudad de Nueva York sin importar su estado migratorio. Algunos de estos servicios son proporcionados por HRA; otros no.

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  • Community Guide to HRA Public Benefits for Immigrants

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Many immigrants in New York City are able to use a wide range of services. The list below includes services that are available to New York City residents regardless of immigration status. Some of these services are provided by HRA; others are not. There may also be other

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  • Violence Intervention Program, Inc. (ESPAÑOL)

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Cada año, VIP ofrece servicios directos a más de 25,000 sobrevivientes de violencia doméstica y otros tipos de violencia a través de un proceso continuo de atención.

    Programa de Educación y Difusión comunitaria (La Voz)

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  • Violence Intervention Program, Inc.

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Each year, VIP reaches over 25,000 survivors of domestic violence and gender abuse through its continuum of services.

    Community Education and Outreach
    VIP’s Community Education and Outreach program, also known as La Voz, works to engage the general public in education and community action efforts against domestic violence.

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  • File Your Taxes Safely and for Free

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    Tax Preparation Service Options

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  • IDNYC (ESPAÑOL)

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    8 millones de neoyorquinos. 1 tarjeta para todos nosotros!

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  • IDNYC

    Posted By CCPH on August 23, 2016

    8 Million New Yorkers. 1 Card For All Of Us!

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  • Catholic Guardian Services

    Posted By CCPH on July 18, 2016

    Catholic Guardian Services (CGS) has at the heart of its mission the duty to affirm the dignity of each person we serve and to carry a message of hope to vulnerable persons of all ages.

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  • Case Management Outstation at the YM & YWHA

    Posted By CCPH on July 18, 2016

    Not-for-profit program providing seniors ages 60+ and their families with case management, benefits assistance, and linkages and referrals for legal, housing, and immigrant support services.

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  • Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc.

    Posted By CCPH on July 11, 2016

    The Asociación de Mujeres Progresistas, Inc. was conceived in Washington Heights on November 11, 1993.

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  • LawHelp.org

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

    LawHelp.org has been created for people living on low-incomes and the legal organizations that serve them. LawHelp.org provides referrals to local legal aid and public interest law offices, basic information about legal rights, court forms, self-help information, court information, links to social service agencies, and more in your state.

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  • ABCNY Legal Referral Services

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

    When you call 212-626-7373 or en español 212-626-7374, you will be speaking with an attorney. One of our attorney referral counselors takes your call and talks with you about your legal question, or reviews your online referral request. If we determine you will benefit from working with a lawyer, we will refer you to a screened and qualified lawyer.

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  • Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on October 08, 2015

    NMIC is a community-based, nonprofit organization founded in 1979 that serves Washington Heights and Inwood, in upper Manhattan. Beginning with two people operating on a small start-up grant, we have grown over the past 30 years to over 100 staff members, working to stabilize the community and help residents build a better life.

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  • The Northern Manhattan Fellowship now welcomes applicants for its 2015-2016 cohort

    Posted By northernmanhatt... on June 29, 2015

    The Northern Manhattan Fellowship is a 10-month leadership and professional development program, which brings together emerging leaders from faith-based, community and governmental organizations to hone their leadership, networking, and community-building skills.

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  • Volunteers of Legal Services (VOLS)

    Posted By CCPH on June 09, 2015

    Volunteers of Legal Services (VOLS) offers pro bono (free) legal assistance on immigration and other legal matters to low-income New Yorkers. For more information, please visit their website.

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  • Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR)

    Posted By CCPH on March 17, 2015

    The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR), is a non-profit organization, founded in 1982 to educate, defend and protect the rights of immigrants. Recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals, NMCIR is committed to expanding access to legal immigration services, participating in policy making and community organizing.

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  • Riverstone -- four programs for healthy seniors

    Posted By Riverstone on March 05, 2015

    With four core programs that work together to provide answers for seniors and their families: Riverstone Memory Center: Engaging adult day services for people with memory loss due to Alzheimer's or other condition. Support groups and other activities for caregivers underscore Riverstone's recognition of their importance in the balance of care.

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  • The New York Common Pantry

    Posted By CCPH on October 08, 2014

    The New York Common Pantry is dedicated to reducing hunger throughout New York City while promoting dignity and self-sufficiency. Our Pantry Program is New York City's largest community-based food pantry and is designed to meet the needs of our families by providing culturally-appropriate and nutritiously-balanced food.

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  • Know Your Rights!

    Posted By Get Healthy Heights on March 24, 2014

    Think you know your rights as a tenant? Check out the Tenant Rights Guide over at the Attorney General's website to be sure!

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