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LEGAL ISSUES

 

Legal Issues 1 – The Legal Projects

1. Free legal consultation services

2. Representation in divorce matters

3. Representation in family court

4. Domestic violence cases

5. Will

6. Small Businesses

7. Bankruptcy

8. Immigration issues

Contact The Legal Project, Stuyvesant Plaza Albany NY 12203

Tel: 5184351770

Fax: 5184351773

For more info and detail visit … www.legalproject.org

 

Legal Issues 2 – Albany Law School Law Clinic & Justice

1. Child protective services administrative hearings

2. Special immigrant juvenile status

3. U visa application

4. Other available immigration relief

5. Tax counsel

Contact Albany Law School Law Clinic & Justice Center, 80 New Scottland Ave, Albany NY 12208

clinics@albanylaw.edu, 5184452328

 

Also, for other legal issues contact Legal Aid Society of Northeastern NY, Inc. 55 Colvin Ave, Albany NY 12206

Phone 5184626765 ext 330, www.lasnny.org

 

 

HOUSING & RENTAL ISSUES OR CONCERNS

Need help with:

1. Rental problems

2. Decent and affordable housing

3. Counselling and mediation between Land Lords and Tenants

4. Counselling for 1st time home buyers

www.unitedtenantsalbany.org


KNOW YOUR TENANT RIGHTS

View/ Download Proper Eviction Procedures here – Eviction

Looking for a place to stay? View/ Download here – Looking For Place to Live


 

NYS HOME ENERGY SAVINGS PROGRAMS

1. Energy Star Products

2. Home Energy Assistance program

3. Winterization Assistance program

For more info… www.otda.ny.gov/programs/heap

www.nysdhcr.gov/programs/weatherizationassistance

 

 

IDENTITY THEFT

 

If you become a victim of Identity Theft, call 1877-ID-THEFT (18774384338) to get a copy of the Federal Trade Commission’s ID Theft Affidavit form

 

Report the fraud to the following organizations:

1. Each of the three national credit bureaus. Ask each agency to place a “fraud alert” on your credit report, and send you a copy of your credit file.

Equifax- equifax.com. To order your report call 18006851111 or write to PO Box 740241, Atlanta GA 30374-0241

To report fraud call: 18005256285 or write: PO Box 740241, Atlanta GA 30374-0241

Experian – experian.com. To order your report or report fraud call 18883973742 or write to PO Box 9701, Allen, TX 75013

TransUnion – transunion.com. To order your report call 18008884213 or write to PO Box 2000, Fullerton, CA 92834

To report fraud, call 18006807289 or write to Fraud Victim Assistance Dept. PO Box 6790 Chester, PA 19022

2. The fraud department at each creditor, bank, or utility/service that provide the identity thief with unauthorized credit, goods or services.

3. Your local police department. Ask the officer to take a report and give you a copy of the report. Sending a copy of your police report to financial institutions can speed up the process of absolving you of wrongful debts or removing inaccurate information from your credit reports. If you can’t get a copy, at least get the number of the report.

4. The Federal Trade Commission, which maintains the Identity Theft Data Clearinghouse and provides information to identity theft victims. You can visit ftc.gov/idtheft or call 18774384338

5. Contact the office of the New York State Attorney General’s Consumer Helpline at 18007717755, or visit their website at ag.ny.gov

 

 

CHILD CARE

 

Searching for childcare…. A free service for parents, call 5184267181 or visit www.cdccc.org

 

 

HEALTH CARE

 

Contact Community Service Society Navigator Network at 18886145400, www.cssny.org/navigator if you need help to answer the following questions:

1. Am I eligible for free health insurance?

2. Can I still get health insurance?

3. Can my children get health insurance?

4. How does the NY State of Health: The Official Health Plan Marketplace work?

 

Contact US

Phone: 518-608-4283

Email: info@ghanaiansatalbany.org

Address

P.O Box 6096

Albany

New York

United States

12206

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