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Take a Stand Against Civil Rights Injustices

Our system favors those with money and privilege. We’re working to change that. Stand with us to guarantee equal access to justice for all New Yorkers.

Giving & Donations

A contribution to The Legal Aid Society is about more than money.

Every donation helps us offer essential legal services to thousands of everyday New Yorkers, helping people secure their rights to housing, food, and medical care for themselves and their families. Donate online, or explore other ways to stand with us.

How Your Donation Helps

Your tax-deductible donation helps us make the voices of all New Yorkers head. Here’s what we’ve achieved together so far.


We provided legal services on more than 52,500 individual cases which benefitted more than 135,000 low-income adults and children.

$2.8M +

Our Low-Income Taxpayer Clinic reduced tax liabilities by $2,825,654 and recovered $69,646 in tax refunds.


Juvenile Rights interdisciplinary teams of Attorneys, Social Workers, Paralegals, and Investigators amplified the voice of children in 70,000+ appearances in Family Court.

Pro-Bono Publico: For the Public Good

Volunteers increase the volume, scope and impact of The Legal Aid Society’s work on behalf of clients throughout New York City. Annually, over 3,200 volunteers are provided with training, supervision, and mentorship, allowing them to deliver life-changing legal assistance to thousands of clients.