The Legal Aid Society in New York City is the United States' oldest and largest provider of legal aid to the indigent, those in poverty in the United States. It provides services for both criminal cases, analogous to public defenders, and civil cases.
Provides legal representation for children and youth in child protective, termination of parental rights, Persons in Need of Supervision (PINS) or delinquency cases.
Offers legal assistance for issues relating to housing, health care, public benefits, domestic violence, family law, immigration, employment, and consumer law issues.
Provides an unmatched depth and breadth of legal expertise to vulnerable New Yorkers involved in criminal cases.