Legal Care

Neighborhood Legal Services (NLS), Inc., in collaboration with Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, and the Roswell Park Alliance Foundation provides legal services for eligible low-income cancer patients.

Am I eligible for NLS’ services?

You may be eligible for NLS’ legal services if:

  • You are at or below 200% of the federal poverty level
  • You are a U.S. Citizen
  • You or a loved one is a patient admitted to Roswell Park

Please contact Neighborhood Legal Services at 716-847-0650 ext. 226 to determine if you are eligible.

What kinds of problems can NLS help you with?

  • Health Insurance
  • Medicare & Medicaid
  • SNAP/Food stamps
  • Supplemental Security Income
  • Disability
  • Public Assistance
  • Housing Issues 
  • Utility Issues
  • Wills & Estates
  • Domestic Violence
  • Unemployment
  • Permanency Planning (e.g., custody issues)
  • Adult & Minor Guardianships

For more information on the above issues, or to schedule an appointment, please call either:

Michael Reiser, Esq.
Staff Attorney
Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc.
716-847-0650 ext. 226   


Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

NLS is a private, non-profit agency with offices in Buffalo, Niagara Falls, and Batavia. NLS provides legal services and representation to eligible low-income clients living in Erie, Genesee, Niagara, Orleans or Wyoming Counties. NLS handles family law issues, housing issues, public benefits concerns and disability matters. If NLS is unable to represent you, NLS can nonetheless suggest other options and/or organizations that may be able to assist you.

***Neighborhood Legal Services, Inc. does NOT take criminal cases, personal injury cases, child maltreatment cases or medical malpractice cases.