Marijuana Expungement Clinic – April 10, 22 & 24

NLS Justice Bus will participate in Marijuana Expungement Clinics to be held on April 10, April 22 and April 24  The NLS Justice Bus is excited to assist in three upcoming clinics, where clients can learn about automatic expungement of certain marijuana convictions and how to request destruction of criminal records. If you’re interested, please call

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NLS Navigator Program Helps Clients Who Need Health Insurance

Neighborhood Legal Service’s Navigators provide one-on-one assistance to families and individuals seeking to enroll in health insurance through the NYSoH Marketplace (New York Health Benefit Exchange). NLS Navigators provide education about the different types of health insurance plans offered through the marketplace and assist with enrollment into both public insurance programs and private qualified health

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New York Expands Eligibility for SNAP Program to Some Students

Students attending SUNY, CUNY, comprehensive, technical, Educational Opportunity Centers, or community college (in a CTE qualifying program) at least half time and who are otherwise eligible can now receive SNAP benefits without meeting additional criteria such as working at least 20 hours per week or caring for a child. Students can apply at https://www.mybenefits.ny.gov/mybenefits/begin. If

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Know Your Rights Virtual Edition on Landlord/Tenant Law and New Protections During the COVID-19 Crisis: February 24 at 12:00 p.m.

You are invited to a Zoom webinar. https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_yuCgtzKIThu7SK1nhv1IVQ Topic: A Conversation With Local Housing Attorneys About the State of Landlord Tenant Law Due to COVID-19 Description: During this panel discussion, moderated by Julie Loesch, Esq., Director of Child and Family Services EAP and CRJ, our panelists will address the current status and requirements of the COVID-19 Continue reading