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Elder Law Unit

The Elder Law Unit makes information and legal support easily available to the elderly on issues that concern their well-being and safety. The elder law attorneys provide free legal representation, advice, advocacy and referrals for victims of elder abuse.
Types of Cases
  • Financial exploitation
  • Housing and consumer problems
  • Physical abuse
  • Orders of Protection 
  • Family Court issues
  • Landlord/tenant issues
  • Consumer issues
  • Public benefits
FREE LEGAL CLINICS
Social Security
Estate planning and wills
Powers of Attorney
Living Wills and Health Care Proxies
 
TRAINING
Education and training on elder abuse and other issues for senior centers, social service agencies and other groups in the community
 
 
(Funded by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the New York State Office for Aging, the Westchester County Department of Senior Programs and Services, and private foundations)
 
PARTNERSHIP WITH THE HEBREW HOME FOR THE AGED AT RIVERDALE
Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Center for Elder Abuse Prevention
Emergency short-term housing, legal advocacy, and support services
Toll free 24-hour referral line, to victims and survivors of elder abuse
 (1-800-56-SENIOR; 1-800-567-3646)
www.hebrewhome.org