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    For more than 50 years, Legal Services of Central New York has fought to defend dignity, strengthen communities, and secure justice.

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  • The obvious truth [is] that legal representation in civil cases involving the basic necessities of life is fundamental to the delivery of justice.

    – Former Chief Judge Jonathan Lippman

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We help people and communities in Central New York change law, policy, and systems to promote equity and create pathways out of poverty.

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Our mission is to provide free legal assistance to people across the Central New York region.

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