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Center for Elder Law and Justice

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Center for Elder Law and Justice is a legal aid society based in Buffalo, NY that was founded in 1978. As of 2019 they had $4.4 million in revenue and $2.2 million in assets.

To improve the quality of life for elderly, disabled and low-income persons in the western new york area through the provision of free civil legal services. The primary goal is to use the legal system to assure that clients may live independently and ...

Previous legal names or variations of their name include: Legal Services For The Elderly Disabled.

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Program areas at Center for Elder Law and Justice

Celj advocates for older adults, disabled persons and low income individuals in western new york. Since 1978, celj has served clients through direct services, legal workshops and clinics, pro bono activities and community education events. The agency is divided into two departments: civil legal services and guardian and trustee services. In 2018, celj provided 4,797 individuals with direct services and 13,925 individuals with community education services. In addition to these financial statements, the agency manages an additional approximate $8.5 million in fiduciary assets through our guardian and trusts department.

Form 990s for Center for Elder Law and Justice

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Sep 14, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Oct 16, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 14, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 15, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jul 22, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Center for Elder Law and Justice

Total grants, contributions, etc.$3,865,857
Program services$538,769
Investment income and dividends$22,201
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$22,428
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$4,449,255

Vendors for Center for Elder Law and Justice

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
WordPressContent management system software2019-09-23
█████████ ████████Software2019-09-23
███████ ███ ██ ███Tax accounting2019-08-30
█████ ███ ███ ██ ███ ██Tax accounting2014-10-20

Personnel at Center for Elder Law and Justice

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Karen L NicolsonChief Executive Officer$149,303Aug. 30, 2019
Jessica BrownChief Financial Officer$90,777Dec. 31, 2018
█████ ███████ ████Director of Development-March 25, 2020
███████ ██████Past Chief Financial Officer$81,632Dec. 31, 2017
█████ ██ ████████ ████Secretary$0March 25, 2020
████ ██ ██████ ███Vice President$0March 25, 2020
███████ ██ ██████ ████President$0March 25, 2020
██████ ████████ ████Vice President$0March 25, 2020
█████ █████████Treasurer$0March 25, 2020
█████ ██ ███████President$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and four more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1Disability Law Center of Virginia (dLCV)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionRichmond, VA
2Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County501(c)(3)$1.4 millionSanta Barbara, CA
3National Veterans Legal Services Program (NVLSP)501(c)(3)$7.0 millionWashington, DC
4Center for Public Representation (CPR)501(c)(3)$3.7 millionNorthampton, MA
5Partnership for Children's Rights501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
6The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
7Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
8Volunteers of Legal Service501(c)(3)$1.6 millionNew York, NY
9Legal Assistance of Western New York (LAWNY)501(c)(3)$11 millionGeneva, NY
10Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)501(c)(3)$18 millionWhite Plains, NY
11Neighborhood Legal Services501(c)(3)$5.2 millionBuffalo, NY
12City University of New York School of Law Foundation501(c)(3)$2.7 millionLong Island City, NY
13The City Bar Fund501(c)(3)$9.5 millionNew York, NY
14Legal Services for New York City (LSNYC)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
15Frank H Hiscock Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.8 millionSyracuse, NY
16Legal Aid Society of Rockland County (LASRC)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionNew City, NY
17Nassau-Suffolk Law Services501(c)(3)$9.4 millionHempstead, NY
18Worker Justice Center of New York501(c)(3)$2.2 millionRochester, NY
19Children's Rights Society501(c)(3)$1.8 millionGoshen, NY
20Empire Justice Center501(c)(3)$6.9 millionRochester, NY
21Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo (LABB)501(c)(3)$10 millionBuffalo, NY
22Legal Aid Society of Nassau County501(c)(3)$7.8 millionHempstead, NY
23Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
24International Legal Foundation (ILF)501(c)(3)$2.5 millionNew York, NY
25Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York501(c)(3)$6.7 millionUtica, NY