General Resources


Information and Resources for NYC Tenants Impacted by COVID-19

NYC tenants’ rights and employee rights enforcement are available under home quarantine. 

Get free, confidential case evaluation, legal support and advocacy for survivors of institutionalized sexual abuse. 

Legal Services NYC Support for Public Benefits Application 

Call 917-661-4500 or click the link above for support applying for public benefits like SNAP, cash assistance, and Medicaid.

City Bar Justice Center Covid-19 Small Business Remote Legal Clinic

Entrepreneurs and small businesses impacted by COVID-19 can contact 212-382-6633 or to receive free legal advice during a 45-minute remote consultation with a volunteer attorney. 

Legal Aid Society COVID-19 Information & Resources for Clients

Receive legal advice, support applying for public benefits, unemployment insurance, and pandemic unemployment assistance.

NY Peace Institute Mediation Support 

Access remote conflict mediation or coaching on topics such as housing or small claims court, family, parenting or education intervention, and criminal court.

Immigration Support 


CUNY Citizenship Now! 

Call 646-664-9353 for virtual assistance regarding immigration questions or applications.  

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Guidance on COVID-19 

Contact your local office to find out if you need to appear for an in-person check-in. ICE has temporarily suspended the requirement for Alternatives to Detention (ATD) participants to report in-person for office visits, and home visits have been temporarily suspended as well.


LIFT Family Court Support 

Access remote consultation services concerning child support, custody, visitation, child welfare, and intimate partner violence. Call 212-343-1122, email, or access live chat on the LIFT website.

NYC Family Justice Centers 

Access services for domestic violence survivors. Call 311 to be connected to the nearest NYC Family Justice Center.

Community Mediation Services 

Call 718-523-6868 to access mediation services related to community and family mediation, special education, civil court and surrogate court matters.