NSLS Announces New Service Expansions

June 8, 2015

 

The Education and Disability Rights Project – is one of our specialized programs that serves persons with disabilities in both Nassau and Suffolk County. Formerly called our PAIR/PADD Project, this transformed initiative has a slightly different focus. In addition to protecting the educational rights of children with disabilities by ensuring the provision of disability related services, they will also assist individuals with disabilities in the negotiation, and where appropriate, appeal of adverse eligibility decisions pertaining to disability related services and programs, and advocate for effective life transitions for individuals with disabilities.  Call 516 292-8100 for more information.

 

Child Support Pro Bono Innovations Project – The Self Help Child Support Project is limited to pro se services for custodial parents which will include law students and pro bono attorneys assisting with the preparation of petitions for a support order, or petitions for enforcement of an existing support order; and education of the child support process, including required documentation, and what to expect at a hearing, among other services. Representation is not provided. By appointment only. Please call 631 822-3279

ICAN Project - Nassau Suffolk Law Services has received funding from the Community Service Society to join the Independent Consumer Advocacy Network (ICAN) in providing education, information and advocacy regarding Long-Term Managed Care. We are assisting participants in NYS Managed Long-Term Care (MLTC), Fully Integrated Duals Advantage (FIDA) and Long-Term Support Services (LTSS) in Mainstream Managed Care (MMC) Programs, and persons transitioning into MLTC plans. Services include education, information and advice to participants, caregivers and their advocates, navigational assistance and coordination, and advocacy and legal representation. Please call 631 822-3290.

 

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