Tuesday, July 18, 2017

NYC Council Member Andy King to host free mobile legal help center

  New York City Council Member Andy King is hosting a free civil legal services mobile van on Saturday, August 5, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at the annual 12thCouncil District, Fun In the Son Community Engagement Day event outside the Evander Childs Football Field, 800 East Gun Hill Road, Bronx.

The mobile legal help center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group and the New York State Court's Access to Justice Program and provides free civil legal assistance to New Yorkers in need.

Lawyers will be on hand to provide assistance in various areas, including: domestic violence/family law; orders of protection/emergency orders of protections; divorces; custody/visitation; child/spousal support, and immigration.

The van provides on-site, high-level technology allowing it to function as a full-service office. Private meeting rooms inside the van are available.
Space is limited and appointments are required. To set up an appointment, phone King’s office at 718-684-5509.

12th District Community Engagement Day/ Fun In the Son Parade & Concert

It will all happens on Saturday, August 5, 2017, starting with a community parade that kicks off at noon at the intersection of Eastchester Road and East Gun Hill Road and culminates at Evander Childs High School football field (800 East Gun Hill Road). More than 2,000 people from community-based organizations and businesses will be marching in the parade.

Inside the football field will be over 50 community-based exhibits and vendors, games for the children, health-care activities, free food, and music. Outside the field will be mobile vans that will pro-vide free health and wellness services, such as dental screenings, legal services, flu shots and more. There will also be a NYPD Rock Wall and a “Shooting 4 Peace” 3-on-3 Basketball tournament featuring celebrity pro ballers and local streetball legends.

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