There is a free walk-in legal clinic for Sandy survivors on Staten Island. Please take advantage of this great service! Attorneys from Staten Island Legal Services will be at 274 Colony Ave. every Thursday from 12-4pm to provide YOU with legal advice for free. No appointment needed.An attorney from New York Legal Assistance Group is available at Senator Lanza’s district office, located at 3845 Richmond Ave. every Thursday. An appointment is required and can be made during the hours of 10:30am-3:30pm by calling Senator Lanza’s office at 718-984-4073. Receive free help with FEMA claims, consumer matters, accessing and continuing public benefits, family law matters, housing, immigration, and employment issues.
Legal Services of Staten Island
Location: 36 Richmond Terrace, Ste. 205 (across the street from Staten Island ferry)
Staten Island, New York 10301
Make the Road Legal Service
Location: 161 Port Richmond Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10302
Phone: 718-727-1222 or 718-448-3470
Legal Aid Society
Sandy Assistance Helpline: 1 (888) 663-6880
Assistance is available in multiple languages.
Tue, Wed, Thu: 10 AM – 1 PM
New York Legal Assistance Group
The New York Legal Assistance Group provides high quality, free civil legal services to low-income New Yorkers who cannot afford attorneys. Our comprehensive range of services includes direct representation, case consultation, advocacy, community education, training, financial counseling, and impact litigation. In the wake of Sandy, NYLAG has mobilized a legal aid disaster relief program to help victims of the storm deal in New York City and Long Island with a range of issues.
Storm Response Legal Hotline: 212-584-3365