Of debt expunged
for clients by the Consumer Law Unit in 2021
were served by Legal Services in 2021
CAMBA Legal Services provides free, high-quality legal representation and advice to New Yorkers facing eviction or foreclosure, people fighting high consumer debt, immigrants and refugees seeking U.S. residency and victims of domestic violence. CAMBA serves more than 4,500 low-income people each year, working to protect their rights and promote access to justice in the civil legal system and beyond. CAMBA’s attorneys also connect clients to our programs and services, meeting their needs beyond legal aid. In 2021, CAMBA:
- Legal services served 8,766 individuals
- Helped prevent 95% of evictions through Anti-Eviction Services .
- Help to expunge $200,000 worth of debt through the Consumer Law Unit.
- Helped 390 clients submit applications including Citizenship, VAWA & DACA through the Domestic Violence and Immigration Law Units