Staten Island Legal Services

Staten Island Legal Services

For the Staten Island Legal Services Homepage, click here.

Staten Island Legal Services is part of Legal Services NYC, the nation’s largest provider of free legal assistance to low-income people.  Since opening its doors in late 2004, Staten Island Legal Services has helped over nine thousand residents of Staten Island with important civil legal problems.  Our staff provides free legal advice and representation to eligible individuals and groups in the following areas:

  • Family Law
  • Domestic Violence
  • Foreclosure Prevention
  • Immigration
  • Financial Counseling
  • Special Projects

Our services are available in all languages.  We offer interpreters either in person or through a telephone interpreting service.  

Staten Island Legal Services also conducts workshops and presentations for community groups on issues important to Staten Island residents.

To contribute to SILS: Please CLICK HERE and select "Staten Island Legal Services" from the drop-down menu. 


36 Richmond Terrace, Ste. 205 (across the street from Staten Island ferry)
Staten Island, New York 10301
Tel: (718) 233-6480
Fax: (718) 448-2264

nancy goldhill

  Nancy Goldhill, Project Director

Nancy Goldhill started Staten Island Legal Services (SILS) in 2004. She has been a Legal Services attorney for more than 30 years, starting her career as a housing attorney in Newark, NJ and a law clerk to a U.S. District Court judge in New Jersey. Prior to starting SILS, she was a Vice President at Legal Services of New Jersey (LSNJ), where she participated in various law reform efforts on behalf of low-income people and families, particularly domestic violence survivors and parents of children in foster care.



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