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
November 11, 2019
On Veterans Day 2019, the New York Daily News published a guest column by VOLS' Peter Kempner, Legal Director and Director of our Elderly Project. Read more
September 24, 2019
As part of the Veterans Initiative of the VOLS Elderly Project, Volunteers of Legal Service recently contributed to written testimony that highlighted veterans issues for a statewide hearing on civil legal services in New York State, held on September 23, 2019, at the Court of Appeals in Albany.   Read more
August 18, 2019
This week Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS), with the assistance of Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP, submitted a public comment opposing the adoption a proposed rule* by the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) gutting many of the civil rights protections Read more
August 12, 2019
Updated August 12, 2018:   Read more
June 27, 2019
June is Pride Month and VOLS is proud. At VOLS, we take pride in supporting the LGBTQ community in a variety of ways. This month, VOLS is proud to highlight the voices of queer New Yorkers from across our legal projects and what access to justice has meant to them.   Read more
June 27, 2019
Following is a case example that highlights the work of the VOLS Elderly Project to help New York’s low-income seniors to age in place. VOLS is pleased to expand our work with older veterans of military service, like Mr. Rivera, with support from the New York Community Trust. Note that “Mr.... Read more
May 31, 2019
The New York Bar Foundation recently awarded a grant of $10,000 to Volunteers of Legal Service (VOLS), to be used in support of their Elderly Project to serve New York City’s low-income seniors.   “For 35 years, VOLS has partnered with New York City’s legal and nonprofit community to help close ... Read more

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