Legal Services of the Hudson Valley-
Lower Hudson Valley, NY
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit law firm which provides civil legal services to low-income clients in a seven-county region of the lower Hudson Valley in New York State. The Yonkers office provides representation to residents of Westchester County, primarily in the areas of housing, domestic violence related legal matters, government benefits, elder law, education , children’slaw and foreclosure matters.
Founded in 1967, LSHV is the primary provider of free civil legal services to 580,000 eligible poor and low-income individuals in Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and Ulster counties. LSHV has eight offices, a staff of 130, including 83 attorneys and 19 paralegals. Along with experienced and dedicated volunteer lawyers, LSHV last year handled over 14,200 cases benefiting over 26,170 people including over 9,600 children, and more than 2,500 senior citizens.