For over 40 years, we've believed that living independently and with dignity is the hallmark of justice. 

Services Available:

Health Care Advocacy
Medicaid, Medicare, Private Insurance, Long-Term Care, and more

Elder Abuse Prevention

Income Maintenance
Social Security, Pensions, VA Benefits

Kinship Care

Guardianship Services

Consumer Protection
Debt Matters, Creditor Harassment, Identity Theft, Scam Prevention

Foreclosure Prevention
Mortgage Foreclosure & Property Tax Foreclosure

Substituted Decision Making
Health Care Proxy & Power of Attorney

Eviction Defense, Community Development, Housing Code Violations

Refugee and New American Services

Western New York Coalition Pooled Trust

How do I reach your office?

You can call our intake line at (716) 853-3087, or email us at You can reach our Free Senior Legal Advice Helpline by calling 1-844-481-0973.

Where do you provide services?

Our offices are in downtown Buffalo, Dunkirk, and Lockport, and we provide legal services in nine Western New York counties (Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Allegany, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Wyoming, Genesee, Steuben) and the Seneca Nation. Our Free Senior Legal Advice Helpline also assists older adults statewide.

How do I qualify for services?

Eligibility guidelines vary based on which county you live in and what kind of assistance you need. Please call our office to learn more.