Erie County CLARO (Civil Legal Advice and Resource Office)

Modified: March 5, 2019 5:06pm

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Free legal advice and help from an attorney on: Collections, garnishments, frozen bank accounts, court cases or judgments related to credit card debts, medical debts, student loans, utility collections, lines of credit, charge accounts. 

Please bring ALL papers related to the issue you are having. If there is a default judgment against you, please bring a complete copy of your court file.

Sessions are held:

Tuesdays from 5-7pm
BFNC Hope Center
45 Jewett Ave. Suite 250
(corner of Halbert and Leroy)
Buffalo 14214
First and Third Wednesday
of the month from 2-3pm
Access of WNY
609 Ridge Rd. 2nd Floor
Lackawanna 14218
Fourth Thursday of the month
from 9:30am-11:30am
Alexander Community Center
275 Alexander Ave. 2nd Floor
Cheektowaga 14211
Fridays from 10:00am-12pm
Buffalo City Court
50 Delaware Ave.
7th Floor, Part 5
Buffalo 14202



Buffalo CLARO is sponsored by The BFNC Hope Center, The John R. Oishei Foundation, The WNY Law Center, The New York Bar Foundation

In partnership with, CCCS of Buffalo, ECBA Volunteer Lawyers Project, 8th Judicial District


Phone: (716) 858-8526

Erie County Department of Senior Services
95 Franklin Street, 13th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14202

Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 am - 5:00 pm