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Broome County Bar Association
LAWYERS REFERRAL SERVICE - RESOURCES

 

GENERAL REFERRAL

First Call For Help
(607) 729-9100

 

LEGAL

Legal Aide for Broome & Chenango
(607) 723-7966
Free legal services in non-criminal matters to people residing in Broome County whose income is below 125% of the poverty level. Also offered are legal services for disabled and elderly persons regardless of income. Call for more information. Contact the Public Defender's Office if you have been accused of a crime and are low income.

Legal Services for the Elderly
(607) 723-7966
Sponsored by Broome County Office for the Aging and operated by Legal Aid for persons 60 and over. No income guidelines, but is designed for persons who cannot afford an attorney to assist with simple wills, powers of attorney, Medicare, Medicaid, collections and Social Security issues. Does not accept fee-generating cases.

Lawyers Referral Service - Broome County Bar Association
(607) 723-6331
For a fee of $35.00 you will receive a referral to a Broome County Bar Association member attorney and a 30-minute consultation with that attorney.

Broome County Public Defender's Office
(607) 778-2403
Can provide defense for criminal cases if you meet income guidelines.

 

DISPUTE MEDIATION

Broome County ACCORD
(607) 724-5153
Tioga County ACCORD
(607) 687-8222
Accord is a local, not-for profit organization that provides community mediation services to Broome and Tioga counties. Accord accepts referrals from private individuals as well as from police agencies, Town, Village and City Courts, Family Court, private attorneys and Social Service agencies. They assist with resolving disputes between neighbors, landlord and tenants, consumers and merchants, and family members.

 

CONSUMER PROBLEMS

Small Claims Court - Binghamton City Court
(607) 772-7006

Evictions
Website:

NYPIRG Small Claims Action Center
(607) 777-4971

Broome County Consumer Affairs
(607) 778-2166
NYS Attorney General's Consumer Frauds & Protection Office

 

CREDIT COUNSELING

Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central New York
(607) 770-9657

 

HOUSING CODE ENFORCEMENT

Binghamton
(607) 772-7010

Endicott
(607) 757-2411

Johnson City
(607) 729-0428

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Broome County Department of Social Services
(607) 778-8850

 

FAMILY

Broome County Family Court
(607) 778-2156


Broome County Department of Social Services
Child Support Enforcement
(607) 778-2526

 

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE, SEXUAL ABUSE

Attorney General Crime Victim Bureau
1 (800) 771-7755

Broome County Department of Social Services

Central Intake
(607) 778-2620

Child Protective Services
(607) 778-2649

Adult Protective Services
(607) 778-2635

Crime Victims Assistance Center
(607) 723-3200
(607) 722-4256
(607) 773-8370 Fax

www.cvac.com

Rape and Abuse Crisis Line
(607) 722-4256

S.O.S. Shelter for Battered Women (Hotline)
(607) 754-4340

 

ASSISTANCE FOR OLDER PERSONS

Broome County Office for the Aging
(607) 778-2411

Action for Older Persons
(607) 722-1251

Health insurance counseling, retirement education, elder motivation, caregiver education.

 

DISCRIMINATION

NYS Division of Human Rights
(607) 721-8467

 

DISABILITIES

Southern Tier Independence Center
(607) 724-2111

 

VETERAN'S SERVICES

Veterans Affair/NYS and Federal
1 (800) 827-1000
(607) 724-1299

Veterans Services for Broome County
(607) 778-2147

 


 

 

 

 

   
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