Outreach and Trainings

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.


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 see our current legal clinics, click here.


To learn more about upcoming outreaches and trainings or if you’re interested in receiving technical assistance, email dvp@urbanjustice.org.