Ongoing, one-on-one support.

The Family Legal Center (FLC) empowers parents and grandparents who do not have lawyers to successfully advocate for themselves in child support, custody, and visitation cases.

All services are free. At the Center, we offer:

  • Expert legal information and assistance.
  • Help completing court documents and understanding court orders.
  • Help with objections and appeals.
  • Support group for mothers who are involved in Family Court. Click here to learn more.
  • Accompaniment to Family Court or other public agencies, such as the Child Support Collection Unit (also known as Customer Service).
  • Referrals to helpful resources in your community.
  • Parenting Workshops - Sign up for the next series. Click here to learn more.

You are welcome to just drop by!

Located inside the NYC Family Courthouses:
Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Queens Family Court

Monday-Friday 9am-5pm
or by scheduled appointments

Email us or call (212) 343-1122 to learn more or schedule an appointment.



complex Family Court system

Sign Up for Our Free
Mothers Support Group and
Parenting Workshops.


“I would like to say thank you and all your colleagues, you are incredible and providing such a great service. Have to say it again...THANK ALL OF YOU AT LIFT. You have helped me in my burden and even made me stronger in the process.”

- FLC Participant