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

Who We Are

LawNY® is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to low income people in 14 counties in western New York. 

LawNY® offices may be able to help you with problems such as housing/homelessness, evictions, access to foodstamps, welfare terminations, unemployment insurance benefits, access to veterans benefits, re-entry for former offenders, or other legal problems if you are eligible for our services.

The Rochester office of Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc. (LawNY®) helps qualified clients primarily in Monroe County. The Rochester office may be able to assist residents of neighboring counties in housing discrimination, employment discrimination and health insurance matters.

Who We Serve

  • Monroe County
Language(s) Spoken
  • English
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

More languages are available through phone interpreting services provided by LawNY

TDD: (585)325-2547

Income Guidelines

There are no income guidelines for: Fair Housing Enforcement project or clients with up to 187% of poverty level for individuals with specific costs (health care).

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

This program does not serve: undocumented immigrant; or a prisoner

Type of Help

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

We provide free legal services to qualifying individuals.

Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? 72 hour notice of eviction, impending homelessness.

Call anytime Mon-Fri, 9-5.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

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Phone Number
10:00 to 2:00
10:00 to 2:00
10:00 to 2:00
10:00 to 2:00
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You will need to bring proof of eligibility (green card) if you are an alien, permanent alien etc.

General Contact Information

Legal Assistance of Western New York, Inc.- LawNY® - Rochester Office
1 West Main Street (map)
4th Floor, Suite 400
Rochester, NY 14614
(585) 325-2520
(585) 325-2559
Last Review and Update: Aug 05, 2017

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