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Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)

Who We Are

NMIC is a community based not-for-profit organization that provides social services to residents of Washington Heights, Inwood and the surrounding communities. The Legal Services Department provides free civil legal services in the areas of eviction prevention, immigration, domestic violence and consumer issues.

NMIC also maintains a Bronx office that provides eviction prevention and immigration services to residents living in the Bronx, and a Civil Court office that provides emergency housing legal services to all Manhattan residents. Individuals interested in receiving free legal services are encouraged to contact NMIC for walk-in hours or for additional information.

NMIC es una organización sin fines de lucro basada en el servicio a la comunidad que provee servicios legales a los residentes de Washington Heights, Inwood, y a las comunidades cercanas. El Departamento de Servicios Legales provee servicios sin tarifas en asuntos relacionados al desalojo de vivienda, inmigración, violencia doméstica, e asuntos del consumidor. NMIC también tiene una oficina en EL Bronx que provee servicios para prevenir el desalojo de vivienda y servicios legales de inmigración para residentes del Bronx, y una oficina en la Corte Civil que provee ayuda legal de emergencia en casos de vivienda a todos los residentes de Manhattan. Las personas que están interesadas en recibir servicios legales sin tarifas pueden ponerse en contacto con NMIC para obtener el horario de citas e información adicional.

How to Get Help

Our offices are currently closed, but we are offering remote services.

Community members can call our office via (212) 822-8300, or call our temporary Covid-19 hotline via (929) 415-8970 for assistance with:

  • Benefits and Unemployment
  • Housing
  • Immigration


General Contact Information

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)
45 Wadsworth Avenue (map)
Manhattan, NY 10033
(212) 822-8300
(212) 740-9646
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Last Review and Update: Apr 17, 2020

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