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Neighborhood Legal Services

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

Neighborhood Legal Services is a legal aid society based in Buffalo, NY that was founded in 1976. As of 2019 they had $5.2 million in revenue and $1.9 million in assets.

The mission of Neighborhood Legal Services is to maximize access to the civil justice system for low income and disabled persons. The mission of Neighborhood Legal Services is to provide a full range of free civil Legal representation to low income an...

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Program areas at Neighborhood Legal Services

Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. (nls) is a not-for-profit civil Legal Services provider serving the most vulnerable populations in the western new york area and in other counties across the state. Nls provides assistance to those facing disabilities, evictions, poor housing conditions, poverty, denial of public benefits and family law issues, including domestic violence prevention. Nls also provides assistance with health care related issues helping individuals and families obtain, maintain and use their health care benefits. Through advocacy, education and Legal representation nls seeks systemic changes that result in a better quality of life for the wny community. Program areas include: attorney of the morning, disability advocacy project, community health advocates, domestic violence project, fair housing advocacy and education program, homeless advocacy task force, medical Legal partnerships, new york state of health navigator program, national fuel gas utility disconnect hotline, veteran's advocacy clinic, and work incentives planning and assistance project.

Form 990s for Neighborhood Legal Services

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Aug 2, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Nov 15, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 12, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Dec 7, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Aug 14, 2015990View PDF
...and four more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Neighborhood Legal Services

Total grants, contributions, etc.$5,160,982
Program services$16,944
Investment income and dividends$217
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$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$22,193
Total revenues$5,200,336

Vendors for Neighborhood Legal Services

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
Efpr Group CPAs PLLCTax accounting; Audit accounting2020-05-18
██████Fundraising software2020-03-03
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-03-03
█████████Content management system software2020-03-03
█████ ███ ███ ██ ███ ██Tax accounting2014-10-22

Personnel at Neighborhood Legal Services

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Diane PozorskiChief Financial Officer$102,929May 30, 2019
Lauren BreenExecutive Director$132,266Aug. 11, 2020
█████ ███████Director of Finance$43,255Aug. 11, 2020
█████ ██ ███████ ████Treasurer$0Aug. 11, 2020
███████ ██ ████████ ████Board President$0Aug. 11, 2020
██████ █████ ████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
███████ █ ███President$0Dec. 31, 2018
████████ ████████Past Treasurer$0Dec. 31, 2017
██████ ████Vice President-Sept. 12, 2017
██████ █████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2016
...and six more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1Partnership for Children's Rights501(c)(3)$1.4 millionNew York, NY
2Volunteers of Legal Service501(c)(3)$1.6 millionNew York, NY
3Legal Assistance of Western New York (LAWNY)501(c)(3)$11 millionGeneva, NY
4Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)501(c)(3)$18 millionWhite Plains, NY
5The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
6Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
7City University of New York School of Law Foundation501(c)(3)$2.7 millionLong Island City, NY
8The City Bar Fund501(c)(3)$9.5 millionNew York, NY
9Legal Services for New York City (LSNYC)501(c)(3)$13 millionNew York, NY
10Children's Rights Society501(c)(3)$1.8 millionGoshen, NY
11Frank H Hiscock Legal Aid Society501(c)(3)$5.8 millionSyracuse, NY
12Legal Aid Society of Rockland County (LASRC)501(c)(3)$2.2 millionNew City, NY
13Legal Aid Bureau of Buffalo (LABB)501(c)(3)$10 millionBuffalo, NY
14Nassau-Suffolk Law Services501(c)(3)$9.4 millionHempstead, NY
15Worker Justice Center of New York501(c)(3)$2.2 millionRochester, NY
16Empire Justice Center501(c)(3)$6.9 millionRochester, NY
17Legal Aid Society of Suffolk County501(c)(3)$22 millionCentral Islip, NY
18Legal Aid Society of Nassau County501(c)(3)$7.8 millionHempstead, NY
19Legal Services of Central New York501(c)(3)$7.2 millionSyracuse, NY
20International Legal Foundation (ILF)501(c)(3)$2.5 millionNew York, NY
21Legal Aid Society of Mid-New York501(c)(3)$6.7 millionUtica, NY
22Pro Bono Partnership Incorporated501(c)(3)$2.4 millionWhite Plains, NY
23Capital District Women's Bar Association Legal Project501(c)(3)$2.2 millionAlbany, NY
24Brooklyn Bar Association Volunteer Lawyers Project501(c)(3)$1.3 millionBrooklyn, NY
25Housing Conservation Coordinators (HCC)501(c)(3)$3.4 millionNew York, NY