First undocumented youth-led organization in NY. Supports undocumented folks through leadership development, grassroots organizing, educational advancement and self-expression.
Queer Detainee Empowerment Project (QDEP)
505 8th Ave Ste #1212 10018
Assists Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Queer, Two Spirit, Trans, Intersex, Gender Non-Conforming and HIV+ folks coming out of immigration detention in securing structural, health/wellness, educational, legal and emotional support services.
137 W 19th St 2nd Fl 10011
Support around immigration, name change and community leadership. Provides peer support groups, clothing distribution, computer lab and health-related workshop. Services in Spanish, English and Chinese.
Audre Lorde Project
Manhattan: (212) 463-0342
Brooklyn: (718) 596-0342
85 South Oxford St. Brooklyn 11217
LGBT/two-spirit/people of color center for community organizing, focusing on the NYC area.
Mobilization, education, capacity building, works for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice.
The Caribbean Equality Project
Dedicated to cultivating a supportive, progressive LGBTQ Caribbean community by promoting empowerment and visibility via organizing & advocacy.
Families for Freedom
NY-based multi-ethnic defense network by and for immigrants facing and fighting deportation.
NY Immigration Coalition
137-139 West 25th St 12th Fl 10001
Policy/advocacy work, education, technical assistance and leadership development to support immigrants in NYS.
We Speak NYC
Fresh English classes and online resources.
37-43 77 St 2nd Fl Jackson Hts 11372
Chhaya’s mission is to work with New Yorkers of South Asian origin to advocate for and build economically stable, sustainable and thriving communities.
NYC Financial Empowerment Center
Call 311 to schedule appointment Helps clients tackle debt, improve credit, open a bank account, save and plan for the future, create a budget and more.
African Services Committee
429 W 127th Street 10027
Immigrant Community Law Center (ICLC). High-quality, affordable and trustworthy immigration legal representation. ICLC is staffed by a dedicated and culturally competent multilingual team of qualified attorneys and paralegals. ICLC serves all immigrants of all backgrounds.
1 (800) 354-0365
OR 311 and ask for ActionNYC
The ActionNYC network is made up of trusted community organizations who provide free, safe immigration legal help in Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Polish, Russian, Spanish and Urdu.
Anti-Violence Project (AVP)
116 Nassau St 3rd Fl 10038
Services available in Spanish
AVP provides free, holistic legal, counseling and safety planning services to LGBTQ and HIV-affected survivors in all five boroughs of NYC.
CAMBA Immigration Legal Services
2211 Church Ave Rm 301 Brooklyn 11226
CAMBA provides legal advice, application assistance and representation to individuals and families in need of immigration services.
City Bar Justice Center, Immigrant Justice Project
42 W 44th St 10036
Assists asylum seekers fleeing persecution in their home countries, survivors of violent crimes and trafficking here in the United States, and individuals seeking humanitarian protection and other forms of relief.
GMHC Immigration Legal Services
(212) 367-1328 or (212) 367-1308
446 W 33rd St 10001
Helps clients to obtain “green cards,” work authorizations, asylum, citizenship, family based petition, benefits and other immigration issues.
Health Right International
80 Maiden Ln 10005
Assists in applications for asylum based on human rights violations. Experience working with TGNC people.
40 Exchange Pl St 1705 10005
Free immigration legal services for HIV-affected and LGBT people, including asylum seekers.
199 Water St
Provides Civil and Criminal legal services to low-income New York residents.
Legal Services of New York City
Hotline is open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Immigration Attorneys in all five boroughs offer representation in a variety of matters including asylum cases, work authorization, adjustment of status, public benefits and removal proceedings.
LGBT Law Project at NYLAG
7 Hanover Sq 18th Fl 10004
NYLAG provides legal assistance and referrals to low-income LGBT New Yorkers in family law, adoption, name/document changes, homeless shelter issues, public assistance, advance directives and wills.
Make the Road NY
Brooklyn: 301 Grove St 11237
Queens: 92-10 Roosevelt Ave 11372
Staten Island: 479 Port Richmond Ave
Free bilingual English-Spanish legal and supportive services aimed at holistic support; Assistance with Public Benefits, SSD/1, Fair Hearings, Housing, Immigration, Healthcare and insurance access, Civil Rights issues; Community organizing and advocacy.
New York Lawyers for the Public Interest
151 W 30th St 11th Fl 10001
NYLPI provides legal support for undocumented, uninsured immigrants with serious health conditions whose status should not bar access to health insurance or medical care.
Opportunities for A Better Tomorrow
280 Wyckoff Ave, Brooklyn 11237
Arlene Ortiz, Immigration Services Program Associate, Aortiz@obtjobs.org
OBT works with the Office for New Americans to help anyone who is interested in applying for citizenship or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) to low-income immigrants. Services available in Spanish.
Safe Passage Project
New York Law School
185 W Broadway 10013
Created to meet the legal needs of indigent immigrant youth living in New York by providing these indigent youth with basic advice and assistance.
Sylvia Rivera Law Project
147 W 24th St 5th Fl 10011
Provides free legal services to TGNC people of color, low-income TGNC people and people incarcerated by the state.
30 Broad St 10004
UnLocal provides direct immigration legal representation, legal consultations and community education to NYC’s undocumented immigrant communities.
Urban Justice Center – Sex Workers Project
Provides client-centered legal and social services to individuals who engage in sex work, regardless of whether they do so by choice, circumstance or coercion.