Fall 2015 Newsletter

Hot off the press our Law Services News – Fall 2015

Fall Harvest Commitment to Justice Reception

Save the Date! Law Services’ Fall Harvest Commitment to Justice Reception. Wednesday October 28, 2015 6-9 PM at the Carltun in Eisenhower Park. Featuring a scrumptious buffet, open bar and live music performed by Equity!! For details about this special event please see our Fall Harvest Invite . Sponsorships now being Accepted! You can purchase tickets or sponsorships online or if you prefer to pay by check please download a Sponsorship Form .  Please contact Sheila Johnson 631 232-2400 Ext 3322, sjohnson@wnylc.com for more information.  Many thanks for your support!!

Law Services New Program to Assist Litigants in Child Support Matters

Nassau/Suffolk Law Services Launches New Program to Assist Litigants in
Child Support Matters in Suffolk County.   Check out Pro Bono News, page 17.

Open Enrollment for 2015 Health Coverage

Announcement: Open Enrollment for 2016 health coverage starts on November 1, 2015 and ends on January 31, 2016. NSLS is now a regular site for the Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council’s Navigator Enrollment interviews. For more information, please see Nassau-Suffolk Hospital Council’s Announcement

New Veterans Rights Project at Law Services:
Provides representation, consultations and/or education to veterans with income under 200% of the poverty level. Services include assistance with veteran’s benefits, discharges, public benefits, landlord/tenant and child support. Please call 631 232-2400 for information.

Pro Bono Attorneys of the Month

Free financial coaching for veterans. Learning the skills it takes to align ongoing behavior with financial dreams. The program is free. It is funded by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), a Federal Government Bureau. Click here for flyer!

Volunteer Lawyers and Law Students Needed

Immediate opportunities for attorneys and law students to volunteer in our Islandia office to assist child support litigants. Please call Melissa Greenberger at 631 232-2400.

Pro Bono Innovations: Reports from the Field

Congratulations to Sheila Johnson for Receiving the Public Service Award

Congratulations to Sheila Johnson, Law Services Director of Development and Government Affairs for receiving the prestigious Public Service Award from Touro’s Black Law Students Association. At this special event, Sheila was also presented with a Proclamation from the Town of Brookhaven Advisory Council member, Valerie Cartwright, Esq.