Elder Justice Unit

The Elder Justice Unit makes information and legal support easily available to the elderly on issues that concern their well-being and safety. The Elder Justice Unit 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

Free Publications

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,

The David Berg Foundation, and UJA Federation New York

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