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Advocacy Groups and Services Referral List

This page is for National Flood Insurance Program policyholders and contains a referral list of advocacy group and services that self-identified as a resource that may be able to take on new clients.


This list is a sample of some organizations which FEMA is aware provides services related to the National Flood Insurance Program. The appearance or absence of any legal service organization should not be considered an expressed or implied endorsement of any particular organization.  Organizations other than those mentioned here may also provide advocacy assistance. This list will be updated on a regular basis and posted here.

New Jersey

Catholic Charities
Through July 2015:
Catholic Charities New Jersey Disaster Case Management Program (NJ DCMP)    
Tel: (877) 510-6762

After July 2015:
Catholic Charities, Diocese of Trenton - Disaster Response Program (CCT-DRP)   
Tel: (800) 652-2080

Essex County Long Term Recovery Group
Tel: (973) 624-8300 ext. 243

Ocean County Long Term Recovery
Tel: (732) 569-3484

Volunteer Lawyers for Justice
Tel: (973) 645-1955

Legal Services of New Jersey
Tel: (888) 222-5765

Affordable Housing Alliance-Monmouth County
Tel: (732) 389-2958

Middlesex County Long Term Recovery Group
423 Main St. 3rd Floor
Sayreville, NJ  08872
Tel: (732) 390-7074

Northeast New Jersey Legal Services
Tel: (201) 792-6363
Providing legal services to Hurricane Sandy survivors in Bergen, Hudson and Passaic county.

New York

Staten Island Legal Services
36 Richmond Terrace, Ste. 205 New York, NY 10301
Tel/Fax: (718) 233-6460
*Priority given to low-income policyholders.

South Brooklyn Legal Services
105 Court Street, 4th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: (718) 237-5500
*Priority given to low-income policyholders.

Queens Legal Services
89-00 Sutphin Boulevard
Jamaica, New York 11435
Tel: (347) 592-2200
*Priority given to low-income policyholders.

Touro Law Center Disaster Relief Clinic
225 Eastview Drive
Central Islip, New York 11722
Tel: (631) 761-7080

New York Legal Assistance Group
Storm Respond Unit (Limited to New York City and Long Island)
Hotline: (212) 584-3365
*Priority given to low-income policyholders.


Other Resources

United Policyholders
Non-Profit Insurance Consumer Help
Sandy NFIP Claim and Review Guidance //
Tel: (800) 286-5631
Ask-an-Expert forum (available to individuals and advocates) //



Last Updated: 
07/25/2016 - 12:14