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Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. - LawNY®- Bath Office LSC Funded

http://www.lawny.org/

Who We Are

LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free civil legal services to low income people in 14 counties in western New York. LawNY® offices may be able to help you with problems such as housing, public benefits, family law  for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, consumer, and access to health care. Special projects provide legal help to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, victims of crime, Veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS.  The Bath office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) helps qualified clients in two rural upstate New York counties - Allegany and Steuben.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
  • Allegany County
  • Steuben County
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Interpretation services are provided free of charge to all applicants with Limited English Proficiency.

Income Guidelines

Please contact LawNY. Eligibility guidelines are generally 200% of the federal poverty level, but vary by type of legal problem (due to requirements of different funding sources).

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
Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve prisoners and is not able to assist in criminal matters.

Type of Help

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

LawNY® provides civil legal help in the following areas: housing (eviction and foreclosure), public benefits (Unemployment Insurance, Social Security Disability and SSI, Veterans Disability benefits, public assistance, SNAP, Medicaid), family law (orders of protection, custody, support) for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, consumer debt (including bankruptcy), and access to health care. Special projects provide legal help to survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault, victims of crime, Veterans and people living with HIV/AIDS. With the help of volunteer attorneys and law students, LawNY can also assist low-income clients needing an uncontested divorce, a will/health care proxy/power of attorney, or a name change (for transgender clients).

Emergency Instructions

Call the office during business hours, 9 am to 5 pm. For emergency needs outside of business hours, call "211" or (800) 346-2211.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Walk-in +

Address
16 West William Street (map)
Bath, NY 14810
Phone Number
607-776-4126 or 877-776-4126
Hours
Monday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Wednesday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Thursday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Information

Our offices are temporarily closed to the public due to COVID-19 until further notice. Please call. When they re-open - Walk-ins are welcome. If the person walks in to the office with an emergency, they will be seen by our advocate.

Appointment +

Address
16 West William Street (map)
Bath, NY 14810
Phone Number
607-776-4126 or 877-776-4126
Information

Call Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. to make an appointment.

General Contact Information

Address
Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. - LawNY®- Bath Office
16 W. William Street (map)
P.O. Box 272
Bath, NY 14810
Phone
607-776-4126
Toll Free
1-877-776-4126
Fax
1-607-776-4029
Website
http://www.lawny.org/
Email
Last Review and Update: May 01, 2020

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