Low-Income

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Provides HIV prevention education and case management services. Training and technical assistance to service providers. Resource library open to public. All services free and confidential. Multicultural and bilingual staff. Jearald Noble, program manager, 33 Chestnut St. Hours 8:30-5pm, Monday-Friday. Free anonymous HIV testing on walk-in basis. Tuesdays, Wednesdays 1-4pm, provided through NYSDOH, Thursdays 1-4pm at Aenon Baptist Church, 175 Genesee St.

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585-262-4330
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585-262-4572
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Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Rochester is proud to be the only locally based non-profit Credit Counseling Agency in the area. Over the last 41 years, we’ve helped hundreds of thousands of people understand their options for improving their personal finances and getting out of debt- helping to keep their families and homes secure. CCCS of Rochester is a leading provider of credit counseling, financial education and debt management plans. We are non-profit, 501 (c) 3 community service organization that is accredited by the Council on Accreditation for Children and Family Services. CCCS of Rochester is licensed by the NYS Department of Financial Services and is a member in good standing of the Better Business Bureau, maintaining an A+ Rating. By providing financial education and teaching responsible debt management and budgeting principles, we can safely help you improve your financial situation.

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585-546-3440
Business Fax:
585-546-5693
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585-454-4060
Business Fax:
585-454-4019
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McCree McCuller Wellness Center at Unity Health’s Connection Clinic. Full range of services, including AIDS and HIV care, regardless of ability to pay. Caring, confidential and convenient.

Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. Closed 12:00 – 1: 00 pm for lunch.

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585-368-3200
Business Fax:
585-368-3163
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The Volunteer Lawyer Project’s dual mission is to:

(1) provide quality free civil legal services for low income people and smaller not for profit groups; and

(2) to effectively involve volunteers in the delivery of those services.

Ms. Medina has been recommended to us as a transgender friendly and knowledgeable lawyer.

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(716) 847-0662 ext.319
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LawNY is a private, non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide access to the justice system to low-income people and to other vulnerable populations with civil legal problems. We provide services to 14 counties in western New York.

Hotline: 585-325-2500

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Business Phone Number:
585-325-2520
Business Fax:
585-325-2559
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The mission of the Monroe Plan for Medical Care, as a health management organization serving low-income individuals and the working poor, is to improve the health status of our enrollees and their families. We dedicate our efforts to:

* Facilitating access to high quality health care services;

* Educating patients and providers in areas that foster an effective partnership in health care management;

* Supporting our network of caregivers in their efforts to deliver high quality services to their patients;

* Collaborating with others around issues that affect the health of our enrollees and their families.

The Monroe Plan for Medical Care is headquartered in Rochester New York with offices in: Rochester, Buffalo, Geneva and Binghamton.

585.256.8495 (TTY)

* Monroe Plan for Medical Care is a proud sponsor of the Gay Alliance.

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585-244-5550
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866-433-8250
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NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm which litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT legal issues.

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415-392-6257
Business Fax:
415-392-8442
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If you are a victim of discrimination, you can start a lawsuit in state court or file a complaint with the New York State Division of Human Resources (DHR). You may hire an attorney to represent you at DHR, but it is not necessary and there is no filing fee for DHR complaints. You must file a DHR complaint within one year of the discriminatory act against you.

For more information on filing a complaint and the process that occurs after you do so, call your local DHR office or visit the DHR website.

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585-238-8250
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Free legal services to HIV positive persons, families. Spanish bilingual advocates available. All civil cases except divorce; no criminal cases. Ask to speak to someone in PILOR.

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585-454-4060