About Our Legal Consultation Clinic

What We Do

 

HCC provides free legal services to eligible low- and moderate-income tenants, tenant associations, HDFC shareholders and other community organizations located in the Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton and Upper West Side neighborhoods (34th to 100th Street, west of 5th Avenue to the Hudson River) who meet our meet our income eligibility requirements. HCC provides legal services in the following matters:

 

- Housing

- Domestic Violence

- Public Benefits Issues

- Immigration Issues

- Consumer Law

- Elder law

- End of life directives

If you do not reside in our catchment area or meet income eligibility criteria, please come instead to our Legal Consultation Clinic.

INTAKE

To retain free legal services from HCC, those interested are required to complete an intake form (English)/(español) and speak with an HCC staff attorney during our walk-in intake hours.

When attending an intake session, please make sure to bring all relevant information such as court papers, leases, notices received and proof of rental payments. In addition, if you need repairs, please bring a list of those as well. You do not need to have been served court papers in order to come into intake with a housing problem.

Eligible documents

To insure income eligibility, you must also provide us proof of income for all household members (such as tax returns, public assistance, pay stubs, Social Security award letters, etc.).

CONFIDENTIALITY

Finally, you can be assured that anything you tell the attorneys and tenant organizers at HCC is fully confidential. We cannot disclose information unless you give us permission. We at HCC look forward to helping you in the near future. Please understand that gathering the necessary information before you come in will save you and HCC staff time so that we can provide you with the best legal information and assistance possible.

 

INCOME ELIGIBILITY

Household Size Total Household Income Limit

1 $38,000

2 $41,500

3 $44,000

4 $47,500

5 $51,000

CATCHMENT AREA

Hell’s Kitchen/Clinton and Upper West Side neighborhoods (34th to 100th Street, west of 5th Avenue to the Hudson River).

 

Service Hours

Free Legal Services for Seniors

Where: Project Find’s Hamilton Senior Center at 114 West 73rd Street

When: All workshops are held at 1:15 pm

No Appointments Required

2016 Winter-Spring Schedule: TBA

Legal Representation Intake, Legal Consultation Clinic, and Immigration Clinic Appointments

Appointments Required

Please call (212) 541-5996 for appointments

Legal Representation Intake Appointment Hours

for individuals who eligibility requirements (hyperlink to eligibility requirements)

Where: HCC

When:  Monday: 4pm - 6:30p

      Thursday: 10am - 12:30pm

Legal Consultation Clinic Hours

15 minute consultations for NYC residents who do not meet elegibility requirements

Where: HCC

When: Monday nights from 7pm – 9pm.

Immigration Clinic Hours

Where: HCC

When: Second and fourth Tuesday of each month, 5pm – 8pm*

*Unless otherwise noted Visite el siguiente link para los servicios de inmigración en español.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note there will be no intake on the following dates:

Monday August 8 and Thursday August 11, 2016. 

 

 

 

          Intake will resume the week of August 15th, 2016.