National Immigration Legal Services Directory

HIV Law Project

  • Location:
    81 Willoughby Street
    5th Floor
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Phone:
    (212) 577-3001
  • Fax:
    (212) 989-8660
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

HIV Law Project provides legal and advocacy services to HIV+ individuals. HIV Law Project targets its resources to traditionally underserved populations, particularly women and their families; people of color; undocumented and recent immigrants; members of the LGBT community; and the homeless. In October 2013, HIV Law Project merged with Housing Works, Inc., also in New York, NY, to become the largest provider of legal services to people living with HIV/AIDS in New York City.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Employment, Health, HIV/AIDS, Housing, Life Planning, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Provides representation at Adjustment of Status and Naturalization interviews. Also provides services in the area of Deferred Action.