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Brooklyn A’s offices are closed to the public due to COVID-19. We remain open for business remotely.
If you need assistance, please call, or email us at info@bka.org or (718) 487-2300.

NOTE: Brooklyn A’s offices are closed to the public due to COVID-19. We remain open for business remotely.
If you need assistance, please call, or email us at info@bka.org or (718) 487-2300.

Can Brooklyn A Help Me?

Brooklyn A is here to help you access important services and benefits that protect you and your loved ones.

We can answer your questions and help you understand your rights. If we determine that you need an attorney and that we can take your case, we will provide you with high-quality representation every step of the way. The help we offer ranges from legal advice to full case representation, depending on client need.

How We Can Help

Community & Economic Advocacy Program

  • Bankruptcy 
  • Deed theft
  • Foreclosure prevention
  • Loan modifications
  • Predatory lending
  • Earned Income Tax Credit
  • Assistance with IRS appeals and audits

Community & Economic Development Program

  • Commercial lease assistance for small business owners (including rent negotiation)
  • Transactional legal services for nonprofits

Preserving Affordable Housing Program

  • Eviction prevention
  • Fair housing claims
  • Repairs and essential services
  • Subsidy preservation
  • Tenant rights, and anti-harassment

Do you qualify?
Brooklyn A serves low -moderate income families and individuals (earning up to 125% of the poverty level, $32,750 for a family of 4 in 2020, or up to 250% in limited circumstances) in New York City. Certain services are only open to Brooklyn residents.

Certain services may be available without income limits or less strict limits for elders, victims of crimes and their survivors, persons with disabilities, and in limited assistance clinics.

If Brooklyn A Can’t Help You

If we are unable to help you, you may qualify for help from a different legal services agency or benefit from self-help materials.

Contact Us

You can call our office at (718) 487-2300, during regular business hours Monday – Friday 9:00am-5:00pm for free evaluation, advice, and counsel. In a voicemail please leave your full name, contact information and a brief overview of your needs.

You can send us an email at info@bka.org. In your email please leave your full name, contact information and a brief overview of your needs. Your email will be forwarded to the appropriate program and advocate.

No telephone or computer access? You can visit one of our community offices. 

  • Visiting our Williamsburg, Brooklyn office at 260 Broadway, Brooklyn NY 11211 
    • On the corner of Broadway & Marcy Avenue off  the Marcy Avenue stop on the J/M/Z subway lines.
  • Visiting our Bedford-Stuyvesant office at 1419 Fulton Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11226 
    • Two blocks down from the Kingston – Throop Avenue stop on the C subway line.

Regular business hours for both offices are Monday – Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm.

In the case of an emergency, you may speak with an attorney same-day if an attorney is available.

Our offices are ADA-compliant, however, for clients who are unable to physically come to our offices, our attorneys are able to make special arrangements. Call us at (718) 487-2300 during regular business hours to schedule an appointment.

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