NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline

NYLAG’s free NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline helps New York City residents impacted by COVID-19 get answers to their legal questions.


7am-1pm, Mon-Fri

Or Fill out this form any time

The NY COVID-19 Legal Resource Hotline can offer advice on the following:

Advanced planning

- Standby Guardianship
- Power of Attorney
- Healthcare Proxy
- Wills

Consumer Debt

- Debt Collection
- Wage Garnishment

Employee Rights

- Paid Leave
- Working Conditions


- Eviction
- Rent Arrears
- Foreclosure
- Mortgage Relief Options

Unemployment Benefits

Public Benefits

Special Education Issues (K-12)

Stimulus Payment Questions

CALLING: Those affected can call 929-356-9582 from 7am-1pm Monday-Fridays to leave a message. When leaving a message, please leave your name, best number to call you back, and a description of your issue. We will follow-up within two business days with every best attempt to get back to you on the same day. 

ONLINE: You can contact NYLAG online at any time by filling out our online form. Please note whether you call us to leave a message or fill out the form, we will call you back within two business days. The online form does not have a live chat feature.

We extend our gratitude to Shearman & Sterling for their help with this hotline.

For more resources on COVID-19, visit nylag.org/covid19.

For help with other legal issues not related to COVID-19, or financial counseling, visit nylag.org/gethelp.

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