Legal Services and Mediation 

Ackerman Institute for the Family

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 879-4900 x 112

The Ackerman Institute for the Family offers divorce mediation for couples, as well as couple and family therapy services.

Amudim

New York

Summary

Contact

(646) 517-0222

Amudim offers services for youth dealing with substance abuse and victims of sexual abuse.

Brooklyn Victims Services Unit

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

The Brooklyn District Attorney Victim Services Unit provides crisis counseling, safety planning, provides referrals, and can act as an escort to court. They also help victims file for compensation claims.

Fersch Petitti LLC

New York

Summary

Contact

Fersch Petitti offers legal representation to low-income families in issues of divorce and custody.

Her Justice

5 Boroughs, Rockland, Nassau County

Summary

Contact

Hotline: (212) 343-1122

Her Justice provides legal representation for victims of abuse, and for divorce, custody, and support issues.

LIFT

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 343-1122

Legal Information for Families Today provides legal and social service support to those involved in New York Family Court, free of charge.

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County, Inc.

Rockland County

Summary

Contact

Toll free: (800) 454-3627
(845) 634-3627

Legal Aid Society of Rockland County assists clients whose benefits have been reduced or denied by the Rockland County Department of Social Services.

Manhattan Mediators

New York City

Summary

Contact

(212) 203-6132

Offering marital, family, divorce, post-divorce meditation and divorce coaching.

Mediation and Collaborative Law Offices, Adam Berner, Esq.

New York

Summary

Contact

New York office: (212) 721-7555

Mediation and Collaborative Law Offices offers their services to couples during the divorce process.

Met Council Family Violence Center

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 453-9618
family@metcouncil.org

The Met Council Family Violence Center offers services to clients facing family violence, including safety planning and case management, counseling, emergency financial assistance and food pantry, referrals, and legal advocacy.

Moderate Family Mediation Project

Manhattan, Queens

Summary

Contact

(212) 582-5757
(718) 575-9479

The Moderate Family Mediation Project offers low-budget mediation services for eligible households.

NY Legal Referral Service

New York City

Summary

Contact

(212) 626-7373

The NYC Bar Association acts as a legal referral service.

NYLAG - New York Legal Assistance Group

Broader New York

Summary

Contact

General: ( 212) 613-5000

The New York Legal Assistance Group provides free civil representation to those who cannot afford private attorneys. They help with financial counseling, matrimonial and family law, and other areas, and also offer free mediation services.

Sanctuary for Families

New York

Summary

Contact

(212) 349-6009

Sanctuary for Families offers an array of services for victims of violence, including crisis intervention, legal services, shelter, economic empowerment, and services for children and youth.

Sarah's Voice

New York

Summary

Contact

(347) 592-2124

Sarah's Voice offers free legal services and assistance for relevant issues to domestic violence victims

The Family Justice Center

Brooklyn

Summary

Contact

The New York City Family Justice Center provides a variety of services to help victims: case managers for help with safety planning and other needs, counselors and psychiatrists, lawyers, officers and prosecutors for help and information, financial assistance and referrals, and child care services.

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