Read our Year End Report for 2022 to see what we've been up to!
We are continuing to roll out the planned projects listed on the right on an ongoing basis.
The general categories of cases we are now taking are:
- Trans Umbrella Project for name and gender marker changes and legal protection package, including Will and Estate documents and medical advance directives, for trans and nonbinary folks
- Parentage Protection Project for Donor Agreements and Orders of Parentage to protect non-biological parents who are in same-sex couples or LGBTQIA;
- Poly Families Project/Queer Kinship Project to support polyamorous families, parent groups of 3 or more, caretaking partnerships, kinship networks, and other non-nuclear families. Will and Estate documents, CoParenting Agreements, and CoHabitation Agreements for Family Structure Self-Determination - helping queer families understand their options for intentionality and resiliency in their family connections - and End-Of-Life Self-Determination: medical advance directives to ensure your family connections and self-determination persist in the event of illness or injury
- Asylee Assistance Project to assist those who have already been granted asylum based on their LGBTQIA status with applying for an Adjustment of Status (aka a Green Card) to ensure their safety from being deported.
Our eligibility criteria are:
- Household income at 250% or less of the federal poverty level ($31k for an individual, $42k for a couple, $53k for a couple with a child or triad - see the income and eligibility chart here)
- Approximate net worth of less than $50k
- NYC and Hudson Valley area residents (additional limitations based on project type and location)
- We serve same-sex couples, LGBTQI individuals, and non-nuclear and underserved family forms, including platonic co-parents, polyamorous families, parent groups of 3 or more, caretaking partnerships, and kinship networks
- Services are fully free and pro bono unless additional fees are noted
To request assistance please visit our GET HELP section.