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OUR SERVICES

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services provides free civil legal help to people living in poverty in Bergen, Hudson and Passaic counties. No one should be denied a meaningful opportunity to have their day in court because they cannot afford a lawyer.

GET INVOLVED

Our clients need advocates on their corner. Whether you're a highly experienced attorney or newly licensed, a law student or simply interested in helping, we need your help to promote access to justice.

APPLY FOR SERVICES

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services provides free civil legal services to people living in poverty in Bergen, Hudson, and Passaic Counties. All clients must be registered by telephone and screened for eligibility through our Intake Unit at 201-792-6363 or NNJLS@lsnj.org.

Our staff speaks in English and Spanish.

DONATE

The generosity of our community helps us continue our work. You can support Northeast New Jersey Legal Services with a tax-deductible contribution, and help us break the cycle of poverty for the clients we serve.

Housing
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Seniors
Domestic Violence
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Clearing Your Record
Ryan White (HIV/AIDS)
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10,000

individuals

who could not afford a private attorney

1,500

tenants facing unlawful eviction

 

2,000

senior citizens whose well being and ability to age-in-place were jeopardized by a civil legal matter

250

veterans struggling with access to housing, healthcare and benefits

Over 560

survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault are seeking protective orders, child custody and other supports

1,500

consumers confronted with fraud, identity theft and bankruptcy

COVID-19

RENTAL AND HOUSING INFORMATION

We've collected important COVID-19 related information for tenants and homeowners. Click here to learn more.

COMMUNITY

RESOURCES 

We couldn't do the work we do without the support from partners. Learn more about resources in the community.

NEW SPECIAL

PROJECT: PATERSON

GUARANTEED INCOME PILOT

The city of Paterson will be holding multiple town halls on their new guaranteed income program throughout the months of February and March.

THE FRAUD

CORNER

Learn how to protect yourself from scammers who are targeting vulnerable people during these difficult time.

MESSAGE TO

THE COMMUNITY

To our Black friends and colleagues, we see you and hear you. Read a message from our Executive Director.

LSNJLAW

CORONAVIRUS UPDATES

The statewide provider of civil legal assistance has an A-Z information webpage for COVID-19 related legal issues.

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services

Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 8:30AM-5:00 PM

Bergen County
190 Moore St., Suite 100
Hackensack, NJ 07601
(201) 487-2166


Hudson County
574 Summit Ave., 2nd Floor
Jersey City, NJ 07306
(201) 792-6363

Passaic County

152 Market St., 6th Floor
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 523-2900

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