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Empire Justice Center - Yonkers/White Plains Office

Who We Are

Empire Justice is the only statewide, multi-issue, multi-strategy non-profit law firm focused on changing the "systems" within which poor and low income families live. With a focus on poverty law, Empire Justice undertakes research and training, acts as an informational clearinghouse, and provides litigation backup to local legal services programs and community based organizations.

As an advocacy organization, we engage in legislative and administrative advocacy on behalf of those impacted by poverty and discrimination.

As a non-profit law firm, we provide legal assistance to those in need and undertake impact litigation in order to protect and defend the rights of disenfranchised New Yorkers.

The Empire Justice vision is to be a statewide leader working to achieve social and economic justice for people in New York State who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised.

Empire Justice protects and strengthens the legal rights of those who are poor, disabled or disenfranchised through: systems change advocacy, training and support to other advocates and organizations, and high quality legal representation in civil matters.

We are offering remote services. Please call the main telephone number and leave a message. Voicemails are checked daily and will be returned. You may also visit our website at

Who We Serve

  • Dutchess County
  • Orange County
  • Putnam County
  • Rockland County
  • Westchester County
Language(s) Spoken
  • French / Français
  • Spanish / Español
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Spanish interpretation provided in-house. Can provide interpretation for any language via Language Line.

Income Guidelines

Cases are taken above the basic income eligibility level if they are civil rights cases where we have grant funding that is not dependent on income.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
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Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

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Phone Number
(914) 595-0910 Ext 0
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please call the Yonkers office for intake.

General Contact Information

Empire Justice Center - Yonkers/White Plains Office
30 South Broadway (map)
6th Floor
Yonkers, NY 10701
Last Review and Update: Mar 05, 2019

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