Legal and Financial Counseling

Caring Committee 
Community Resources *

NASSAU/SUFFOLK LAW SERVICES

The Senior Citizen Law Project  516.292.8088
lawhelpny.org/organization/nassau-suffolk-law-services-committee

  1. Helpline for seniors seeking consultation relating to health care, housing, wills, and other civil issues. 
  2. Telephone consultations with advocates, social workers, or family members. Collaboration and coordination with Senior Citizen social agencies to obtain assistance for seniors.
  3. Estate, disability, and Medicaid planning for persons of low-to-moderate means.

Fees - There is no fee for our legal services; voluntary contribution will help maintain services for others in the community.  Brief advice as well as full legal representation is available, based on the needs of the client and Senior Law Project resources that are available.  Many matters can be successfully handled over the telephone. Clients seen by appointment. Special visits to those who are homebound, in-hospital, or are nursing home residents.  www.nslawservices.org/nslsprograms   |  516.747.4832

For services other than The Senior Citizen Law Project - Attorneys, paralegals, support staff. Social workers offer support to manage and deal effectively with the legal system. Cases involve shelter, food, healthcare, consumer debt, mental illness and disability advocacy, veterans’ rights, social security and entitlements.

SENIOR FINANCIAL COUNSELING 
www.ncoa.org/economic-security/benefits

FAMILY AND CHILDREN’S ASSOCIATION 
fcali.org/index.php/programs-services/senior-adult-services/financial-assistance  |  Email:   |  516.485.3425  Assistance with health insurance, fraud, heating, reverse mortgage, financial counseling.

AARP/IRS TAX COUNSELING FOR THE ELDERLY PROGRAM  
www.aarp.org/money/taxes/info-2018/aarp-tax-help  |  516.227.8900

CareCen
www.carecenny.org 
Immigrant advocacy and service organization. They offer legal services, as well as direct services, such as English as a second language classes.  |  516.489.8330

LI Jobs with Justice
www.longislandjwj.org
Grassroot organizing to protect immigrants.Rapid Response Network to protect undocumented immigrants. Provides material assistance.  |  631.348.1170, ext. 317

EPIC
www.health.ny.gov/health_care/epic 
Income-eligible seniors with Part D Medicare can apply for EPIC benefits to supplement their out-of-pocket drug plan costs.   |  1.800.332.3742  

Law Help   
www.lawhelpny.org 
Basic information about legal rights, self help information. Network of legal information portals, legal aid, library and court resources.  |  516.292.8100

NATIONAL ELDERCARE LOCATOR
www.eldercare.acl.gov/Public/Index.aspx   |  1.800.677.1116

NATIONAL COUNCIL ON AGING BENEFITS CHECKUP
www.benefitscheckup.org
Benefit programs are available for those over 55. This online service helps identify ways to save money on healthcare, utilities, and other basic needs.

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE 
www.womenslaw.org
State legal information and resources related to domestic violence.

THE DOOR
www.door.org/programs-services/legal-immigration-services/#:~:text=COVID  |  Legal Services Center is virtually open to serve immigrants, LGBTQ community NYC.

* Information is offered as a guide, not an endorsement or guarantee. Contact agency, see website, or speak with an advisor for the most complete and current information.                            

Legal and Financial Counseling 11/2020/js/rk

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