March 24, 2020
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March 19, 2020
The COVID19 public health crisis is challenging New Yorkers to work together in new ways. Although our physical office is closed, Volunteers of Legal Services - VOLS remains open to provide services remotely. We are monitoring the situation daily.... Read more
February 6, 2020
This story is a recent case example from the Veterans Initiative of the VOLS Elderly Project. The VOLS client's name has been changed for privacy purposes.... Read more
January 28, 2020
Elderly Project and Legal Director of Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS), Peter Kempner, did double duty on January 21st, 2020 as he testified at two hearings before the New York City Council. Read more
January 28, 2020
On December 19, 2019, Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS) submitted a public comment, with the assistance of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, opposing the adoption of a proposed rule* by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) removing nondiscrimination protections... Read more
November 13, 2019
Testimony to New York City Human Resources Administration' Annual Hearing re: Office of Civil Justice’s Programs to Provide Universal Access to Civil Legal Services for Tenants Facing Eviction... Read more