AIDS Center of Queens County

  • Location:
    161-21 Jamaica Avenue
    6th Floor
    Jamaica, NY 11345
  • Phone: (718) 896-2500
  • Fax: (718) 275-2094
  • Website:

AIDS Center of Queens County (ACQC) provides comprehensive social services for Queens residents with HIV infection or AIDS, their families, partners and caregivers. Services are provided in English and Spanish and include: Case Management, Mental Health, Legal Services, Harm Reduction, Housing Placement Program, Education Prevention, etc. The Legal Services Program provides legal advice, referrals, and education on HIV-related issues, including entitlements, housing, family matters, discrimination, debt management and confidentiality. The program provides advocacy and representation in selected matters. We provide counsel and assist clients in understanding the need for developing advance directives including wills, durable powers of attorney, health care proxies and medical directives, and assist our clients in preparing these documents. Permanency planning services help HIV+ parents to develop future care plans for their minor children. Offices are also located in Jamaica, Far Rockaway, and Long Island City.

  • County(s) of Volunteer Opportunity: Queens
  • Area of law: Immigration & Naturalization, Public Benefits
  • Opportunities For: Lawyers
  • Malpractice insurance is provided for volunteers: No
  • Training Provided: Yes
  • Training Required: No
  • CLE credit for trainings: No
  • CLE credit for pro bono: No
  • Mentoring or supervision offered: No
  • Volunteer lawyers need to meet a caseload or hours requirement: No
  • Volunteers may participate long-distance: No
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