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Nassau Suffolk Law Services - Nassau Civil Unit LSC Funded

Who We Are

Nassau Suffolk Law Services is a nonprofit, public interest law firm that provides free legal assistance in civil matters to low income and disabled Long Islanders. The Nassau Civil Unit assists low-income tenants facing eviction, primarily from federally subsidized or rent stabilized housing.
We also assist low-income households challenging denials or termination from federal housing programs, including Section 8, in administrative hearings and through affirmative litigation in State Supreme Court or in Federal District Court.

How to Get Help

Please call (516) 292-8100 for intake during our regular business hours, Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Please have all documents related to your case.

Who We Serve

  • Nassau County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / Español
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
Emergency Instructions

For a 72 hour notice from Sheriff, illegal lock-out, or utility that is shut off, clients are seen or called back the same day in most emergency instances.

General Contact Information

Nassau Suffolk Law Services - Nassau Civil Unit
1 Helen Keller Way, 5th Floor (map)
Hempstead, NY 11550
(516) 292-8100
(516) 292-6529
Last Review and Update: Oct 29, 2020

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