Coronavirus (COVID-19) Policy & Procedure Changes

Because of the of the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Pandemic, courts, agencies and other governmental agencies have made many temporary changes to their policies and procedures. 

Neighborhood Legal Services has created a page to keep you informed of these changes. Neighborhood Legal Services will update these informational posts regularly.

Please visit for more information

If you have questions about changes in policies or procedures due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus), please contact Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.  If you live in Erie or Niagara county, call (716) 847-0650. If you live in Genesee, Wyoming or Orleans county, call (585) 343-5450.  Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS) is not able to accept walk-in clients at this time.  If you need help, please do not come to our office.

Our reception staff will answer your calls and connect you with an NLS advocate who can help you with your legal problem.


45 Main Street
Batavia, NY 14020
(Tel) 585.343.5450
(Fax) 585.343.5503
Serving Orleans, Genesee and Wyoming Counties


Administrative Offices
237 Main Street, Ste. 400
Buffalo, NY 14203
(Tel) 716.847.0650
(Fax) 716.847.0227
(TDD) 716.847.1322
Serving Erie County


225 Old Falls Street 3rd Floor
Niagara Falls, NY 14302
(Tel) 716.284.8831
(Fax) 716.284.8040
Serving Niagara County

NLS will not provide legal advice over the internet. The information on this website is not legal advice. Legal advice is dependent upon the specific circumstances of each situation. Also, the law may vary from State to State, so that some information in this website may not be correct for your jurisdiction. Finally, the information contained in this website is not guaranteed to be up to date. Therefore, the information contained in this website cannot replace the advice of competent legal counsel licensed in your state.