One With The Community
Since 1966, ENLS has been the principal source in Essex County for low-income people in need of free legal assistance on civil law matters.
Our mission is to deliver effective legal assistance on the most critical issues affecting Essex-County's low income residents and in a manner that advances client and community empowerment.
To carry out its mission, ENLS is divided into units staffed by specialists. The units are Housing, Government Benefits, Healthcare Access, Consumer, and Family.
Located in downtown Newark, its offices are mass transit and handicap accessible. Staff includes French, French-Creole, Portuguese and Spanish language speakers and language line is also used.