Outreach & Training
DVP consistently offers free education to service providers and the community at large.
Our attorneys and clinicians offer forums and legal clinics on-site at schools, hospitals, other agencies and local libraries throughout the five boroughs of NYC.
In addition, we provide legal education through technical assistance in group and individual environments. In a typical month, our staff hosts 10 education and outreach events to varying size groups.
In 2020, we launched a series of virtual Know Your Rights trainings, which can be viewed here.
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Our staff are able to provide trainings on the following topics and more on request:
- Family Law Basics
- Immigration Law Basics
- Financial Abuse
- How to E-File Family Offense Petitions
- Cultural Competency Trainings
- Domestic Violence within the LGBTQ Population
- Domestic Violence and Disability
Family Law Clinics with NY City Council
Legal clinics provide you with individual and confidential free legal consultations on the following: Child/spousal support; custody/visitation; orders of protection; consumer debt and identity theft; options for victims of crimes; financial abuse; info about domestic violence; ACS advocacy and more.
To learn more about upcoming outreaches and trainings or if you’re interested in receiving technical assistance, please reach out.