Legal Aid Society: Harlem Community Law Office - HIV/AIDS Representation Project (H/ARP)
Who We Are
The HIV/AIDS Representation Project (H/ARP) at Legal Aid Society serves persons living with HIV and AIDS in the areas of government benefits, family law, consumer law, housing, estate planning, discrimination, and other general civil matters. The Project maintains linkages with and can offer referrals to health services, HIV/AIDS education, counseling, substance abuse, and comprehensive case management. H/ARP conducts regular intake and outreach at designated hospital clinics as well as at our Brooklyn and Harlem offices.
How to Get Help
At this time, The Legal Aid Society is offering remote services by phone. Call this location directly via (212) 426-3000 during our regular business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm. When you call, ask to speak with someone in HARP.
You can also reach us via our Main Number (212) 577-3300, or Helpline (888) 663-6680, staffed Mon-Fri 10am-3pm.
Who We Serve
- Bronx County
- Kings (Brooklyn) County
- New York (Manhattan) County
- Additional Service Area Info
- This group provides assistance to people living with HIV/AIDS in Manhattan or who are patients in hospitals or clinics in Manhattan, Brooklyn or the Bronx.
- Language(s) Spoken
- Spanish / Español
- Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided
This group has staff members that can speak limited French. This group can also arrange for interpreters for any language on a long-term basis.
Este grupo tiene personal que puede hablar francés limitado. También pueden disponer intérpretes en cualquier idioma.
- Income Guidelines
You may still qualify for assistance in exceptional circumstances if your income is up to 200% of the poverty level.
- Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
- Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
- Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
- Eligibility Restrictions
For help, you must be: HIV positive; or related to an HIV positive individual
Type of Help
- This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
- Full Legal Representation
- Brief Advice
- Emergency Instructions
What is an Emergency? Victims of domestic violence; persons just evicted or about to be evicted; recent removal of a child by child welfare authorities; future planning for a person's child if she/he is extremely ill.