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Volunteer Lawyers Program - Housing


Participating Volunteer Attorneys

In General
Check Dates Available to Volunteer
Schedule Time to Volunteer
Print Intake Form
Submit Affirmation of Completion of Volunteer Service

In General

Thank you for your volunteer service and for your commitment to serving the many unrepresented litigants in need of legal assistance. If you wish to view calendars with available dates for you to volunteer, schedule times to volunteer, complete an affirmation of completion of volunteer service, or print out an intake form for you to bring with you when you volunteer, you may do so from this site.

If you need additional information, feel free to contact:
Yacine Barry, Special Counsel,
Housing Initiatives, at (646) 386-5146,
or email VLPHousing@courts.state.ny.us.

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Check Dates Available to Volunteer

To assist you in selecting dates and times for your volunteer service, refer to the appropriate calendar below to view dates on which there are already scheduled volunteers. The calendars reflect dates and time slots that are no longer available. Select dates and times during which there are no other volunteers scheduled, and then scroll down to schedule time to volunteer.

CALENDARS

Bronx County
January - March

Kings County
January - March

New York County
January - March

Queens County
January - March

Richmond County
January - March

Help Center locations, hours, and directions are available on the Civil Court’s web site.

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Schedule Time to Volunteer

Use the Scheduling Form to submit your available dates, times, and courthouse preference.

After your request is received, you will be contacted via email with a confirmation. You must bring a copy of this email confirmation with you on your dates of service. Every effort is made to accommodate volunteers’ requests.

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Print Intake Form

You can print out copies of the VLP Intake Form, which explains to the unrepresented litigant the scope of your involvement. Make sure to discuss the form’s contents with the unrepresented litigant when you meet. After it is signed, provide the litigant with a copy. Keep a copy of the completed form for your records, and provide a copy to the Help Center Administrator at the front desk. If you do not bring the intake form with you, please remember to ask the Help Center Administrator for a copy of the form, which is available in triplicate.

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Submit Affirmation

Please keep track of the dates, times, and Housing Court locations in which you volunteer. Please submit this Affirmation of Completion of Volunteer Service after you complete your first 12 hours.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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