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Worker Justice Center of New York

Who We Are

The Worker Justice Center of New York serves low-wage workers, with a focus on agricultural workers, through legal representation, community empowerment and advocacy for institutional change.

Rochester Office 
1187 Culver Road
Rochester, NY 14609
Telephone: (585) 325-3050
Fax: (585) 325-7614
Toll-Free: 1-800-724-7020

Kingston Office
9 Main Street
Kingston NY 12401-3811
Telephone: (845) 331-6615
Fax: (845) 331-6617
Toll-Free: 1-800-905-9644

Hawthorne Office
245 Saw Mill River, Suite 106
Hawthorne, NY 10532
Telephone: (845) 331-6615
Fax: (845) 331-6617
Toll-Free:  1-800-905-9644

How to Get Help

There are three locations. Please call the one closest to you during our hours of Monday through Friday between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.:

  • Kingston and Hawthorne: 1-800-905-9644 OR (845) 331-6615
  • Rochester: 1-800-724-7020 OR (585) 325-3050

Please bring all check stubs and other documents related to your employment issue.


Who We Serve

  • Albany County
  • Allegany County
  • Broome County
  • Cattaraugus County
  • Cayuga County
  • Chautauqua County
  • Chemung County
  • Chenango County
  • Clinton County
  • Columbia County
  • Cortland County
  • Delaware County
  • Dutchess County
  • Erie County
  • Essex County
  • Franklin County
  • Fulton County
  • Genesee County
  • Greene County
  • Hamilton County
  • Herkimer County
  • Jefferson County
  • Lewis County
  • Livingston County
  • Madison County
  • Monroe County
  • Montgomery County
  • Niagara County
  • Oneida County
  • Onondaga County
  • Ontario County
  • Orange County
  • Orleans County
  • Oswego County
  • Otsego County
  • Putnam County
  • Rensselaer County
  • Rockland County
  • Saint Lawrence County
  • Saratoga County
  • Schenectady County
  • Schoharie County
  • Schuyler County
  • Seneca County
  • Steuben County
  • Sullivan County
  • Tioga County
  • Tompkins County
  • Ulster County
  • Warren County
  • Washington County
  • Wayne County
  • Westchester County
  • Wyoming County
  • Yates County
Language(s) Spoken
  • French / Français
  • Portuguese / Português
  • Spanish / Español
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

Interpreters can be provided for all other languages using Language Line.

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Type of Help

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

WJCNY offers legal consultations, referrals and full representation across a variety of employment and immigration matters including wage and hour violations, employment discrimination, agricultural worker violations, human trafficking, U&T Visas and VAWA petitions. In the Mid-Hudson Valley only, WJCNY offers a full range of immigration legal services. WJCNY also conducts outreach to thousands of low-wage workers each year to provide “Know Your Rights” information concerning workplace and immigrants’ rights and offers a wide variety of workplace health & safety trainings. WJCNY offers limited human services case management to victims of human trafficking and to farmworker women who are victims of domestic and/or sexual violence. Finally, WJCNY offers opportunities to workers for leadership development with the aim of worker empowerment.

General Contact Information

Worker Justice Center of New York
1187 Culver Road (map)
Rochester, NY 14609
(585) 325-3050
Toll Free
(585) 325-7614
Last Review and Update: May 04, 2020

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