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​​​​​​​ CAMBA_052715_0067-486px.jpg Yessica Mendez (right), who came to the U.S. from​ the Dominican Republic as a child, renewed her DACA status — and ability to continue working — with the help of staff at CAMBA Legal Services.

For more than 20 years, CAMBA Legal Services has provided free, high-quality legal representation and advice to New Yorkers facing eviction or foreclosure, people fighting high consumer debt, immigrants and refugees seeking U.S. residency and victims of domestic violence.

We provide legal services in the following areas:

  • Consumer Law: CAMBA, in collaboration with its partner agencies in the Legal Services for the Working Poor Coalition, provides legal assistance to existing clients in consumer matters. Learn more>>
  • Domestic Violence Services: CAMBA provides legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. Learn more>>
  • Foreclosure Prevention: CAMBA provides foreclosure prevention and mortgage counseling to homeowners in owner-occupied homes. Additionally, CAMBA conducts outreach at various off-site events to reach homeowners in need of foreclosure prevention services. Learn more>>
  • Housing Legal Services: CAMBA provides anti-eviction legal services to tenants, including legal advice and representation in non-payment proceedings, holdovers, HP Actions for Repairs, HCR overcharge complaints, administrative hearings (NYCHA and HPD), Article 78s and other related proceedings. Learn more>>
  • Immigration Legal Services: CAMBA provides legal advice, application assistance, and representation to individuals and families in need of immigration services. Learn more>>
  • Legal Services for the Working Poor: CAMBA provides no-cost legal services in housing, immigration and consumer matters to working poor individuals and families (defined as people living below the self-sufficiency standard in NYC). Learn more>>
  • ​Welfare Fair Hearings: CAMBA provides representation for individuals and families in welfare and fair hearings when housing stability is at risk. Learn more>>

As part of one of Brooklyn’s largest human services agencies, our attorneys are uniquely able to connect clients with CAMBA’s 150 programs and services, meeting needs beyond legal aid.

Above Photo Credit: Matthew Septimus Photography at matthewseptimus.com


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"It was so important for me to get the permit to work.​ The staff here were passionate about helping me and that made the process so much easier.”

Yessica Mendez