The Department for the Aging (DFTA) contracts with four legal assistance providers that offer free legal services to older adults in New York City on a wide array of legal areas, including, but not limited to:

  • Income and benefits
  • Health and long-term care
  • Consumer protection matters
  • Housing and utility issues
  • Guardianship and abuse/neglect

You can contact the legal assistance provider in your borough online or by phone. Inquiries and complaints should also be directed to the provider.

Call 311 for assistance.

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