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Outreach, Education and Resources

Although our main objective is to provide free civil legal services, we take a holistic approach to serving our clients and provide non-legal advice, education and referral to services and supports available in the community in order to provide long-term solutions.  We often partner with other community organizations to provide training and education both to our respective staff(s) and the community at large.

We provide and participate in workshops, trainings and seminars throughout the seven counties to build awareness and provide services.  We often attend in-person fairs and information sessions to share knowledge and materials.  And we conduct outreach in several forms throughout the community.

If you are a community partner, library, school, nursing home or other local organization who would like information on our services or to schedule someone to speak to your staff/clients, please contact us directly at your local office

LSHV’s current community partners include

Empire Justice Center, Pro Bono Net

“Breaking Ground” residential facility for Veterans; Choice of NY, Family Services Society of Yonkers, The Guidance Center of Westchester; Hudson Valley Justice Center; Hudson Valley Community Services, Inc.; Hudson River Healthcare; The LOFT: LGBTQ Community Center, Mt. Vernon United Tenants, My Sister’s Place; Pace Women’s Justice Center; WestCOP; WESTHAB Family Services of Yonkers; Patriot Housing Initiative

Family Services; Grace Smith House; Hudson Valley House of Hope; Hudson River Housing; Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County; Dutchess Outreach; Mental Health America of Dutchess County

Access Supports for Living, Catholic Charities of Orange, Sullivan and Ulster, Cornerstone Family Health Care, Fearless! (formerly known as Safe Homes), Habitat for Humanity, HONOR ESG, Independent Living, Jewish Family Services of Orange County, Mental Health Association in Orange County, Inc., Newburgh LGBTQ Center; City of Newburgh, The Newburgh Ministry, Inc., Orange County BOCES, Orange County Employment and Training Administration, RDAC, Orange County Office for the Aging, Orange County Department of Social Services, Orange County Office of Community Development; RECAP, Safe Harbors on the Hudson, Salvation Army, Sun River Health (formerly Hudson River Health); WestCop

Putnam Northern Westchester Women’s Resource Center; Putnam Independent Living Services

Access- VR, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Rockland County, BRiDGES,  Center for Safety and Change, Childcare Resources of Rockland County, Community Awareness Network for a Drug-Free Life and Environment (CANDLE), HACSO- Haitian American Cultural and Social Organization, Hudson Valley Community Services, Jawonio, Konbit Neg Lakay, Inc., Martin Luther King Multi-Purpose Center, Meals on Wheels Programs & Services of Rockland, Inc., Mental Health Association (MHA) of Rockland, Planned Parenthood, Rockland 21st Century Collaborative for Children and Youth, Rockland County Bar Association – New City, Rockland County Boces Consortium, Rockland County Office of the Aging, Rockland County Sheriff’s Office, Rockland County Youth Bureau, Rockland Department of Health, Rockland Department of Social Services, Rockland Jewish Family Services, TOUCH-NY, Inc. (Together Our Unity Can Heal NY, Inc.), VCS-Volunteer Counseling Services, Rockland County Pride Center, Rockland County Probation Department, Rockland Council on Alcoholism and other Drug Dependents (RCADD)

Action Towards Independence, Catholic Charities of Orange, Fearless! (formerly known as Safe Homes), HONOR ESG, Sullivan and Ulster, Sullivan County Federation for the Homeless, Sullivan County Veterans Services, sun river Health (formerly Hudson River Health, WestCop

Family of Woodstock; Ulster County Crime Victims Assistance Program; RUPCO

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley has strong collaborations with other legal service providers throughout the region. We strive to be good community partners in the best interest of our clients and their needs. Our managers and staff participate in statewide legal collaborations to learn and share best practices and many sit on local boards or as members of local groups to make sure that we stay ahead of the needs of those we serve.

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