Staten Island Legal Services
|Fields||Free legal services to low-income residents of Staten Island|
|Nancy Goldhill, Project Director|
|Mission||To provide high quality legal assistance that improves the lives and communities of low-income Staten Island residents, addresses the causes of poverty, and ensures equal access to justice.|
Staten Island Legal Services (SILS) is an American non-profit agency providing free civil legal assistance to low-income people on Staten Island in New York City. SILS has served more than 10,000 clients after its creation in 2004.
The agency provides legal services in areas including of family law, domestic violence, immigration, foreclosure prevention, and disaster recovery services (post–Hurricane Sandy). SILS also provides advice or referral information if unable to provide representation. Special projects have included defending the rights of the disabled to reasonable accommodations from the New York City Housing Authority.
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