Legal Services

Nassau Suffolk Law Services is one of the most successful Legal Services Corporation programs in the country in developing individually tailored programs designed to deal with the problems of persons with special needs:

Adult Home
Civil (Landlord-Tenant)
Consumer Debt Project
David Project
Disability Advocacy (SSI/SSD)
Domestic Violence
Foreclosure Prevention
ICAN ProjectIndependent Consumer Advocacy Network (MLTC/FIDA Assistance)
Mental Health Law
The Education and Disability Rights Project(Disability Rights)
PLAN (Cancer-related matters)
Self Help Child Support Project

Senior Citizens Law

17 A Guardianship Program

Veterans Rights Project


We have developed innovative programs that rely heavily on community education, lay advocates, and volunteer attorneys:

Legal Support Center for Advocates - Legal support services for community advocates
Volunteer Lawyers Project and Pro Bono Project

SELF-HELP AND LEGAL INFORMATION Here you’ll find materials and links to other sites which can help you familiarize yourself with the legal process in such areas as: Consumer Law, Disability Law, Family Law, Public Assistance, Food Stamps, Medicaid and Social Security, Childcare and HEAP.