Legal Services

For more than 20 years, CAMBA Legal Services has provided free, high-quality legal representation and advice to New Yorkers facing eviction or foreclosure, victims of domestic violence, help with citizenship, TPS and DACA matters, as well as consumer issues, including debt collection proceedings, and credit reporting problems.   Please see below for a full description of the legal services we provide.

Mission Statement

CAMBA Legal Services, Inc. (CLS) is a community-based law practice in Brooklyn and Staten Island that provides free civil legal assistance to low income New York City residents. Our mission as a dedicated and diverse staff of lawyers and paralegals is to provide our clients with the highest quality of...

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Consumer Law

CAMBA, in collaboration with its partner agencies in the Legal Services for the Working Poor Coalition, provides legal assistance to existing clients in consumer matters, including broken lease cases, payment of back rent (civil court cases), identity theft, resolution of consumer debt issues and representation in debt-collection proceedings, and assistance...

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Domestic Violence Services

CAMBA provides legal services to victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and stalking. If you are a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, please call (718) 940-6311​ (TDD/TTY) or visit our office at 20 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 Referrals are accepted. Clients must be NYC residents who...

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Foreclosure Prevention

CAMBA provides legal advice, advocacy and foreclosure prevention and mortgage counseling to Brooklyn homeowners in owner-occupied 1-4 family homes that are at risk of foreclosure. If you need legal assistance to protect your home, please call (718) 287-0010​ (TDD/TTY) or visit our office at 20 Snyder Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226...

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Housing Legal Services

CAMBA provides anti-eviction legal services to tenants, including legal advice and representation in non-payment proceedings, holdovers, HP Actions for Repairs, HCR overcharge complaints, administrative hearings (NYCHA and HPD), Article 78s and other related proceedings.​ Prospective clients must meet income guidelines (below the self-sufficiency standard) If you live in Brooklyn or...

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Immigration Legal Services

CAMBA provides legal advice, applicatio​n assistance, and representation to individuals and families in need of citizenship and naturalization, Deferred Action of Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Family-based petitions, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), VAWA Self- Petitions, T and U Visas (services for victims of domestic violence) and other immigration matters. We do not...

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Legal Services for the Working Poor

CAMBA provides no-cost legal services in housing, immigration and consumer matters to working poor individuals and families (defined as people living below the self-sufficiency standard in NYC). LSWP is one of the only programs in NYC that does not use the poverty standard to determine eligibility for services, which makes...

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