LEGAL SUPPORT CENTER FOR ADVOCATES

(LSCA)

LSCA has a unique role at Law Services as a legal back-up center for advocates from social service agencies, religious organizations, health care facilities and other community-based agencies.

 

The Center’s Helpline provides phone support to community advocates so they may effectively assist their clients in welfare, housing, access to health care, disability issues, and other legal matters. This partnership with the community is especially valuable as it enables us to exponentially serve more clients than would be possible with our limited resources for direct legal services. When appropriate, the Center facilitates referrals to one of Law Services many programs.

 

Law Services' LSCA also publishes an educational newsletter and an e-news service, Legal Lessons. Interested? Click here to sign up and stay up to date on the most recent changes in law affecting our Long Island community.

 

LSCA hosts many successful seminars, meetings and training events each year. Our legal courses help your team become better advocates while navigating various legal issues with clients.

 

LSCA is a proud partner of United Way of Long Island.

LEGAL LESSONS

May 26, 2021

Legal Lessons: Emergency Rental Assistance Programs Accepting Applications

May 7, 2021

Emergency Rental Assistance Program to Begin Accepting Applications Soon

April 19, 2021

NSLS Celebrates Autism Acceptance Month and National Volunteer Week

April 7, 2021

File a 2020 Tax Return to Claim Full Stimulus Payment

March 22, 2021

Celebrating Women's History Month and Social Work Month

March 15, 2021

Foreclosure Prevention Requires Legal Advocacy

March 4, 2021

Protecting Homeowners from Tax Lien Foreclosure

February 13, 2021

NSLS celebrates Black History Month

January 29, 2021

Project Warmth and Emergency HEAP Season are Open

January 15, 2021

Unemployment Fraud Hurts Vulnerable People

January 6, 2021

COVID-19 Emergency Eviction and Foreclosure Prevention Act of 2020

December 21, 2020

Wishing you a healthy, happy and peaceful New Year!

 

December 14, 2020

What Happens to a Housing Voucher After a Death in the Family?

December 7, 2020

Managed Long Term Care During the Pandemic

November 19, 2020

New Materials to Understand the Eviction Process

November 13, 2020

Nassau Suffolk Law Services Expands Services for Tenants

November 6, 2020

Don't Miss Our Upcoming Landlord-Tenant and Medicaid Trainings

October 28, 2020

Keeping people warm and housed during the pandemic

October 13, 2020

Consumer Defense Unit protects low-income families from misleading sales tactics

October 6, 2020

Upcoming Deadlines for Nassau Seniors, Voters, and CARES Act Stimulus

August 26, 2020

Emergency Benefits

 

July 29, 2020

Planning for a New School Year

July 16, 2020

Rental Assistance Available for 2 Weeks Only

June 8, 2020

Alternatives for Families as the School Year Ends

IN THE PRESS

May 25, 2021

State to open rent relief applications June 1, Cuomo says

May 22, 2021

Only a tiny fraction of rental relief has reached LI landlords and tenants, officials say

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April 12, 2021

New rent relief program will cover up to 15 months for eligible tenants

 

February 12, 2021

COVID-19: Landlord/Tenant Issues

February 8, 2021

A resource guide for renters, homeowners and landlords

February 5, 2021

Unpaid landlords say they can't pay their bills —or get new tenants

December 31, 2020

21 financial tips for 2021: Experts help you navigate the year ahead

December 18, 2020

State now accepting COVID Rent Relief applications through Feb. 1

November 10, 2020

Long Island renters have received a skimpy share of NY rent relief

November 6, 2020

Free renters' rights e-clinics planned by Nassau Suffolk Law Services

October 21, 2020

Nassau County residents can get free online legal consultations

October 9, 2020

Resources for end-of-life planning, from wills to emergency health plans

October 2, 2020

Long Islanders are making final plans at a younger age, attorneys say

September 28, 2020

Mortgage protections expire soon, and distressed homeowners need to be ready
 

September 28, 2020

 Cuomo announces residential tenants will not be evicted until 2021
 

September 3, 2020

 CDC order halting rent evictions may bolster Long Island renters, nonprofit say

August 4, 2020

Attorney General Letitia James Announces Funding for Tenant Legal Assistance Program

March 30, 2020

NY can help homeowners — and save money