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Programs that provide assistance in the form of advocacy, arbitration, class action litigation, legal counseling, legal representation, mediation, paralegal counseling, self-representation assistance and/or court watching which focus on a particular area of law.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
Abuse/Violence Support ServicesWellspring (formerly Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services of Saratoga County) offers 24-hour domestic violence and rape crisis hotlines, 24-hour crisis intervention and accompaniment, counseling, comprehensive case management, legal advocacy, legal clinics, specialized children's and youth counseling and support groups, financial literacy training, support groups for adult domestic violence-sexual assault survivors, Safe Pet Partnership, transitional and permanent supportive housing programs, prevention programs for youth and adults.SaratogaRAPE CRISIS-DOMESTIC VIOLENCE-PREVENTION AND EDUCATIONWELLSPRING
Advisory/Advocacy ServicesPromotes awareness to eligibility requirements needed to participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance (SNAP) Program. Assists with the application process and gathering documents. Will work with applicant and the Department of Social Services (DSS) to make sure the application process goes smoothly.AlbanyNUTRITION OUTREACH AND EDUCATION PROGRAM (NOEP)LEGAL AID SOCIETY OF NORTHEASTERN NEW YORK
Legal/Court ServicesThe Military Families Project provides specialized civil legal services to survivors who are connected to the military, who are service members or veterans themselves, or who have been abused by service members or veterans. It also provides training and ongoing technical assistance to help attorneys and advocates working with military-related clients provide appropriate and effective services.AlbanyDOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND MILITARY FAMILIES PROJECTLEGAL PROJECT
Legal/Court ServicesLegally Speaking is a free service of The Legal Project offered to community groups and organizations. The aim of our program is to provide community members with the legal information they need for situations where legal representation may not be necessary or where a greater understanding of the legal system is needed.AlbanyLEGALLY SPEAKING WORKSHOPSLEGAL PROJECT
Legal/Court ServicesThe Committee on Courts of Appellate Jurisdiction of the New York State Bar Association has created a Pro Bono Appeals Pilot Program to provide needed representation in appeals in the Appellate Division, Third Department through the service of pro bono attorneys. In the Appeals Program representation will be limited to family and matrimonial law issues, including family offenses, custody and visitation, divorce, paternity, and termination of parental rights. Not included are appeals addressing only the amount of child support awarded under the Child Support Standards Act.AlbanyPRO BONO APPEALS PROGRAMLEGAL PROJECT
Legal/Court ServicesThe Small Business Legal Network provides free or low-cost legal resources to established or start-up businesses, in the form of consultations with attorneys and educational programs on small business legal topics.AlbanySMALL BUSINESS LEGAL NETWORKLEGAL PROJECT
Legal/Court ServicesClinics are offered to low income individuals and families to provide one-on-one assistance with completing your end of life documents. Legal Project staff, volunteer attorneys, and paralegals offer advice and assistance in completing end of life legal documents including wills, living wills, health care proxies, and powers of attorney. Notaries and witnesses are provided to execute the documents at the end of the client's session.AlbanyWILLS PROJECTLEGAL PROJECT

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