Staten Island Legal Services

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Staten Island Legal Services
Founded 2004
Type Non-profit
Location
Services Legal services
Fields free legal services to low income residents of Staten Island
Key people Nancy Goldhill, Project Director
Website http://www.statenislandlegalservices.org/

Staten Island Legal Services is a non-profit agency providing free civil legal assistance to low income people in Staten Island.[1] SILS has served more than 10,000 clients after its creation in 2004.[2]

Services[edit]

Staten Island Legal Services provides legal services in areas including of family law, domestic violence, immigration, foreclosure prevention, and disaster recovery services (post-Superstorm Sandy).[3][4][5][6] SILS also provides advice or referral information if unable to provide representation.[7][8][9] Special projects have included defending the rights of the disabled to reasonable accommodations from the NYC Housing Authority.[10][11]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "SILS Homepage". Statenislandlegalservices.org. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  2. ^ "LSNYC". Legalservicesnyc.org. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  3. ^ "For Father Working Three Jobs, a Startling Diagnosis". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  4. ^ Staten Island Advance (2012-11-09). "silive Sandy Storm Article". Silive.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  5. ^ "Telemundo Story". Youtube.com. 2013-02-02. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  6. ^ Curan, Catherine (2013-02-17). "NY Post Sandy Storm Article". Nypost.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  7. ^ "Services Homepage". Statenislandlegalservices.org. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  8. ^ Staten Island (2012-09-18). "silive Foreclosure Article". Silive.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  9. ^ "Foreclosure Aid Fell Short, and Is Fading". The New York Times. Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  10. ^ Staten Island Advance/Irving Silverstein (2010-12-01). "Williams NYCHA Lawsuit". Silive.com. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 
  11. ^ "Williams Decision" (PDF). Mfy.org. Retrieved 2013-12-01. 

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