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LASNNY Stands Alongside our AAPI Communities

The Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York stands for a just America. We want our country to stop the attacks against all our neighbors, family and friends, including our clients.   We mourn and condemn the recent and continuing acts of hate and murder … Read More …

Assembly Sign Letter for Upstate Civil Legal Services Initiative

Speaker Carl E. Heastie New York State Assembly Legislative Office Building, Room 932 Albany, NY 12248    Dear Speaker Heastie,    We write to urge inclusion of the following budget request in New York’s final fiscal plan for FY 2021-22, … Read More …

Government, nonprofit, public employees to be eligible for vaccine

At the City Mission of Schenectady, Executive Director Mike Saccocio has a saying: “Volunteers are not the icing on the cake, they are the cake.”   So the state’s announcement that nonprofit workers and volunteers will now be eligible for … Read More …

Powerful pandemic cost: $1.14 billion in unpaid utility bills

“The economic impact is going to continue beyond people getting ill,” added Deanne Grimaldi, spokeswoman for the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY.   Pandemic-battered New Yorkers owe $1.14 billion in unpaid gas and electric bills, suggesting that the statewide … Read More …

COVID Court Survey – your feedback matters!

Have you visited court since the COVID-19 pandemic started? We want to hear from you.   Please click the link below to fill out a quick survey   Your feedback matters!     English: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NYPCATJ-English Spanish: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NYPCATJ-Spanish Read More …

LASNNY Welcomes Rebecca Thomas, PC-HRM

LASNNY would like to welcome Rebecca Thomas as the Human Resources Manager for our entire organization.   Rebecca is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and evaluation of all Human Resource functions including supporting initiatives, systems, and best practices … Read More …

Joint motion filed in St. Clare’s pension case

It’s been a little over two years since 1,100 former St. Clare’s health care workers learned they were no longer receiving their pensions.   The legal battle continues, after a lawsuit has been filed against the Albany Roman Catholic Diocese, … Read More …

Food Insecurity Forum in Clinton County to be held Feb. 25

Suppertime Solutions Forum NY Connects No Wrong Door partners in Clinton County presents: “Suppertime Solutions; an Introduction to Services in Clinton County to Help Solve the Food Insecurity Crisis” on Feb. 25 at 2 p.m.   The forum will be … Read More …

You May be Eligible for Rental Assistance

If you: Have not previously received COVID rental relief; Rent your home; Have a primary residence in New York State; Lost income between April 1, 2020 and July 31, 2020 due to the COVID pandemic; Had household income at or … Read More …

Apply today to be a part of the Equal Justice Works Rural Summer Legal Corps at our Amsterdam Office

The Amsterdam Office of the Legal Aid Society of Northeastern New York has been approved for one law student fellowship through the Equal Justice Works Rural Summer Legal Corps.   The Rural Summer Legal Corps program will operate between May-August … Read More …