• 438 Main St #1200
    Buffalo, NY 14202


    It is the mission of Center for Elder Law & Justice to improve the quality of life for elderly, disabled and low-income persons in Western New York. We do so through the provision of free civil legal services, primarily to individuals age sixty and over as defined by the federal Older Americans Act, but also to younger disabled and low-income individuals, as funding permits. Our primary goal is to use the legal system to assure that our clients may live independently and with dignity. Silver Pride Partnership Through this partnership, our agency offers free civil legal services to meet the needs of the older LGBTQ+ community in Western New York. The following services will be available to those who self-identify as LGBTQ+, are age 50 and older, and meet income restriction guidelines: Advanced Planning, including Power of Attorney, Health Care Proxy, Simple Wills; Name Changes; Gender Marker Changes; Discrimination Claims (in a case-by-case basis), including: Employment Discrimination Claims; Housing Discrimination Claims; Long Term Care Resident Advocacy in Partnership with the Regional Ombudsman Program; Legal Health “Check-Ups” For questions or to discuss potential representation, please contact Staff Attorney Christopher Phillips at (716) 853-3087 x283;

  • Updated February 4, 2022