Locations Served

Albany County Allegany County Bronx County Broome County Cattaraugus County Cayuga County Chautauqua County Chemung County
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Who We Are

Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund is a national organization committed to achieving full recognition of the civil rights of lesbians, gay men, and people with HIV/AIDS through impact litigation, education, an public policy work.

Lambda's Legal Help Desk staff respond directly to members of our communit(ies) who are seeking legal information and assistance with discrimination related to sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, and HIV status.

To the extent that our resources and priorities allow, Lambda Legal takes on legal representation of callers whose situations present impact litigation issues.

For many others, Lambda Legal provides leads to other organizations and practical information that might help them address their problems. We also provide a list of suggested questions to ask a prospective attorney.

If you would like more information, or to request assistance, please call the number listed below.

Please note that help desk hours are subject to change.

The Help Desk frequently receives inquiries from people with similar questions, or who are facing similar issues, so you may wish to check our list of Commonly Requested Resources and Publications before contacting the Help Desk to see if you can find the information you need.

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Last Reviewed: June 26, 2015