Given that the NYCLU can accept only a small percentage of the large number of matters that are brought to our attention, you may want to review our referrals list below to view agencies that may be able to assist you.

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS

Q.CHILDREN'S RIGHTS
A.

Advocates for Children of New York
https://www.advocatesforchildren.org/

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

CRIMINAL DEFENSE

Q.CRIMINAL DEFENSE
A.

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

DISABILITY RIGHTS

Q.DISABILITY RIGHTS
A.

Disability Rights New York           
https://www.drny.org/

Legal Aid Society             
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
https://nylpi.org/

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

DISCRIMINATION

Q.DISCRIMINATION
A.

New York City  Human Rights Commission
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/cchr/index.page

New York State Attorney General Civil Rights Bureau
https://ag.ny.gov/bureau/civil-rights

New York State Division of Human Rights
https://dhr.ny.gov/

NAACP
https://www.naacp.org/

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE

Q.DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
A.

Her Justice
https://herjustice.org/

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

Urban Justice Center
https://www.urbanjustice.org/

EDUCATION - BULLYING

Q.EDUCATION - BULLYING
A.

New York State Dignity for All Students Act
http://www.p12.nysed.gov/dignityact/

ELDERLY

Q.ELDERLY
A.

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

FAMILY

Q.FAMILY

GENDER VIOLENCE

Q.GENDER VIOLENCE
A.

Sanctuary for Families
https://sanctuaryforfamilies.org/

GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION / SERVICE ISSUES

Q.GOVERNMENT CORRUPTION / SERVICE ISSUES
A.

New York State Office of the Inspector General
https://ig.ny.gov/

NYC Office of the Public Advocate
https://www.pubadvocate.nyc.gov/

GOVERNMENT INFORMATION REQUESTS (FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW/ACT)

Q.GOVERNMENT INFORMATION REQUESTS (FREEDOM OF INFORMATION LAW/ACT)
A.

Committee on Open Government
https://www.dos.ny.gov/coog/

HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS

Q.HOUSING & HOMELESSNESS
A.

Coalition for the Homeless
https://www.coalitionforthehomeless.org/

Eviction Intervention Services
http://eisny.org/

Make the Road New York
https://maketheroadny.org/

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

IMMIGRATION

Q.IMMIGRATION
A.

Immigration Law Help
https://www.immigrationlawhelp.org/

Legal Aid Society Immigration Law Unit
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/what-we-do/standing-with-immigrants/

Make the Road New York
https://maketheroadny.org/

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

Her Justice
https://herjustice.org/

LAWYER REFERRALS

Q.LAWYER REFERRALS
A.

New York City Bar Association
https://www.nycbar.org/get-legal-help/

New York State Bar Association
https://www.nysba.org/lawyerreferral/

LABOR/WORKERS' RIGHTS

Q.LABOR/WORKERS' RIGHTS
A.

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

Make the Road New York
https://maketheroadny.org/

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

LGBTQIA ISSUES

Q.LGBTQIA ISSUES
A.

LAMDA Legal
https://www.lambdalegal.org/

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

Make the Road New York
https://maketheroadny.org/

Sylvia Rivera Law Project
https://srlp.org/

MENTAL HEALTH

Q.MENTAL HEALTH

POLICE MISCONDUCT

Q.POLICE MISCONDUCT
A.

Civilian Complaint Review Board
https://www1.nyc.gov/site/ccrb/index.page

National Police Accountability Project
https://www.nlg-npap.org/

PUBLIC HEALTH

Q.PUBLIC HEALTH
A.

Legal Aid Society
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
https://nylpi.org/

PRISON & JAIL CONCERNS

Q.PRISON & JAIL CONCERNS
A.

Legal Aid Prisoners' Rights Project
https://www.legalaidnyc.org/programs-projects-units/the-prisoners-rights...

Prisoners' Legal Services of New York
https://www.plsny.org/

VETERANS' ISSUES

Q.VETERANS' ISSUES
A.

New York Legal Assistance Group
https://www.nylag.org/

Urban Justice Center
https://www.urbanjustice.org/