Listen: New Report Says The Sick And Homeless Need A Clean Place To Heal

WNYC details NYLAG’s recent report spear-headed by LegalHealth Director, Randye Retkin that provides a blue print for medical respite for the homeless with serious medical conditions.
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Report Recommends NYS Implements Short-Term Intervention for Homeless New Yorkers With Serious Medical Conditions

NYLAG and over 75 organizations compose an actionable plan to provide medical respite for the homeless with serious medical conditions.
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Report: Why NYC’s Homeless Community Needs Medical Respite

With the pressing need in NYC to address challenges of homeless New Yorkers with serious medical conditions, the Coalition for Housing and Health and NYLAG’S LegalHealth Divison developed a model of medical respite and determine next steps.
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NYLAG to Provide Legal Services for the First-time in a Children’s Hospital Clinic

For the first-time ever, NYLAG’s LegalHealth Division will officially provide free legal services in a Children’s Hospital Clinic.
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One Chronically Sick Father’s Wish

Read as one of our Paralegals, Erick Pineda, recounts one of his unforgettable clients.
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NYLAG Responds to Teen migrant from Guatemala found deceased from flu while inside U.S. Border Patrol cell

A flu-ridden 16-year-old from Guatemala writhed in agony inside a U.S. Border Patrol cell and collapsed on the floor where he lay for several hours before he was found dead, according to video released Thursday that further calls into question the Trump administration’s treatment of immigrant families.
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