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RiseBoro Community Partnership Inc. - Legal Empowerment and Assistance Program (LEAP)

https://www.riseboro.org/rb/empowerment/legal_services/

Who We Are

Legal Empowerment and Assistance Program (LEAP) is a program, within the 30 year-old Ridgewood Bushwick Senior Citizens Council, now known as RiseBoro Community Partnership, that has been helping tenants avoid eviction and obtain repairs in the Bushwick neighborhood for close to a decade. We have successfully represented clients in non-payments, holdovers, and HP proceedings in Housing Court as well as at NYCHA hearings.

How to Get Help

At this time we are offering remote services via our hotline and dedicated email.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Kings (Brooklyn) County
Additional Service Area Info
ZIP Codes: 11206; 11207; 11221; 11237
Language(s) Spoken
  • American Sign Language
Income Guidelines

May be exceptions for people who are up to 300% of poverty depending on the circumstances.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
200
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
YES
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
YES

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Referrals to other benefits.

Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? If you have received a Marshal's Notice or you have already been evicted by the Marshal.

Call (718) 366-3800 if you have received a Marshal's notice. If you have already been evicted by the Marshal contact us. Have all of your documents ready to see if someone is available to talk you through the process of being allowed back into the apartment.

General Contact Information

Address
RiseBoro Community Partnership Inc. - Legal Empowerment and Assistance Program (LEAP)
217 Wyckoff Avenue (map)
Brooklyn, NY 11237
Phone
(718) 366-3800
Fax
(718) 404-0008
Website
https://www.riseboro.org/rb/empowerment/legal_services/
Email
Last Review and Update: May 04, 2020

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