Volunteer Legal Services Project (VLSP) provides free legal help to low-income residents of Monroe County, New York who are facing non-criminal legal problems. VLSP's services are provided by 1,600 pro bono volunteers who donate their time and talent to ensure that low-income people have access to the justice system when faced with serious legal problems.
VLSP is anticipating a need for additional volunteers to assist with immigration matters. If you would like to volunteer, please complete the survey form.
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This collaborative effort between VLSP and the Legal Aid Society of Rochester is a great opportunity for attorneys looking to gain courtroom experience. Volunteer attorneys assist tenants that are facing eviction proceedings by attempting to negotiate appropriate settlements. This volunteer opportunity is available daily from 9:30 am- 12:00 pm in Rochester City Court. For more information, please contact Danielle Nelson at email@example.com or 585-295-5717.
Do you need legal assistance and guidance regarding a civil matter in the U.S District Court in Rochester? Free legal help is available to assist financially eligible individuals who do not have an attorney. Wednesday, 11:30 to 2:00 pm 100 State Street, Room 2160, Rochester, NY14614 Walk Ins Only.
The City of Rochester has launched KIVA, a micro-lending program at zero percent interest. VLSP is proud to partner with the City and serve as Trustee for this program. VLSP will refer and endorse eligible VLSP micro-entrepreneur Pro Bono Program clients for a KIVA loan. Please see information below on VLSP’s Micro-entrepreneur Pro Bono Program.