Legal Services of the Hudson Valley (LSHV)


Headquartered in White Plains, with offices in all 7 counties of New York's Hudson Valley.
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Primary geographic focus: New York
Organization type(s): Provider
Acronym or short name: LSHV
Lists: LSC

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is the only provider of comprehensive civil legal services to all seven counties of the Hudson Valley including Westchester, Putnam, Dutchess, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan.

We are the recipient of Legal Services Corporation funding for the region and provide a full array of legal services to low-income individuals and families.

The work we do each day provides justice to thousands of our neighbors who have nowhere else to turn.

Headquartered in White Plains with offices throughout the Hudson Valley, Legal Services of the Hudson Valley has helped hundreds of thousands of people since its inception 48 years ago.

Legal Services of the Hudson Valley is a not-for-profit law firm, originally incorporated in 1967 as Westchester Legal Services. In 1995 we added Putnam and Dutchess Counties, and in 2004, Rockland, Orange, Ulster and Sullivan Counties. Our name has evolved to reflect the geographic expansion of our service area.



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Hudson Valley legal advocates stand up for women in poverty

Ryan Deffenbaugh
Westfair Business Publications (NY and CT)
March 17, 2016
The unit includes 10 attorneys, four supervisors and three paralegals on staff experienced and dedicated to fighting for victims’ rights.

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Mount Vernon schools to overhaul special ed department per court agreement

Colleen Wilson
Journal News (NY)
June 13, 2018
The city school district has agreed to hire a monitor and make sweeping changes to its special education department, according to a settlement that has ended a five-year legal battle started by several families of children with special needs.



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