Membership in the New York Legal Services Coalition offers many advantages!  This page contains information on member services and savings programs, as well as helpful links to resources that you may find useful.  For more information on the Coalition and how we can be of service to you, please call 518-527-6236 or 518-605-8298.

Office Supplies

Members in the NYLS Coalition will save up to 30% on office supplies by utilizing Penny Wise Office Products, a MWBE business!  Please call 1-800-942-3311 to place your order.  You can also visit their website.  There is an additional savings of 5% for online orders!  Your purchases also support the work of the Coalition, as Penny Wise will donate up to 2% of member purchases back to the Coalition each year.  Use the savings code of NYL.  If placing an online order enter NYLSAVE in the coupon code section to receive additional savings.

Legal Research Software

Members of the New York Legal Services Coalition qualify for a discounted legal research service through our preferred vendor.  Please contact Joshua Weiner at Lexis Nexis, joshua.weiner@lexisnexis.com, 

Translation Services

Members of the New York Legal Services Coalition qualify for a discount program through Language Services International.  Rates are $.99 per minute for Spanish and $1.30 for all other languages.  Contact Jeni Lu at 503-205-1966 (direct) or (800) 362-3241 toll free (ext. 356).  You can also email jenil@clilang.com and mention the Coalition to receive the discounted pricing.

Website Development

Go Gonzalez is a multi lingual strategic marketing firm that can help with website development and management.  They can also help with ADA compliance and site maximization.  For information on how they can help, contact Manny Santos, msantos@gogonzalez.com or call 518-727-2266.

New York Council of Nonprofits

Members of the New York Legal Services Coalition receive automatic membership in the New York Council of Nonprofits, giving you access to NYCON's complete menu of services.  Visit the NYCON website for more information.

Retirement Programs

Coalition members have access to experts at Wealth Protection Organization, who can work with you to determine if you are getting the maximum benefits from your retirement program and who can also assist you in analyzing your administrative fees.  Contact Stephen Gilberg, sigilberg@twpo.net or call 914-227-9021.

Helpful External Links

Visit the New York State Grants Gateway for information on opportunities, online trainings on how to use the grants gateway system.

New York State Centralized Contracts

Click here for information on registering your organization in New York State Centralized Contracts.

Click here to search the directory of Minority & Women Owned Businesses in New York State.

Western New York Law Center Online Resource Center

Visit Western New York Law Center's Online Resource Center for a wide variety of tools and resources, including a Fair Hearing Bank, Benefits Database and other more!

ProBono.Net

Visit ProBono.Net for a directory of pro bono opportunities, a training calendar and more.

Voices for Civil Justice

Voices for Civil Justice provides many free resources for non profit legal services organizations. Visit its website for a media kit and other communications resources!

Members of the Public Needing Legal Assistance

If you are a consumer in need of civil legal services, please visit our member page to find a provider near you or visit LawHelpNY for information.  LawHelpNY is an online legal information website that provides referrals to free legal services for low-income and vulnerable New Yorkers.  It also provides a number of self help resources about legal rights related to eviction, domestic violence, consumer debt and more.