LEGAL SERVICES

LEGAL SERVICES

 

SAHARA is part of a network of legal agencies, who can provide free legal aid to our client’s.

Our case managers will assess the client’s needs and refer them accordingly.

Below is the list of some of these agencies listed by county.

LOS ANGELES

Asian Pacific American Legal Center Of Southern California
Primary Address: 1145 Wilshire Blvd Fl 2
Los Angeles CA 90015
General Phone: 213-977-7500
Fax: 213-977-7595
Case Types: Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Public Benefits
Case Restrictions: Language capability, no class-action for civil rights cases, conflict of interest.
Email: apalc@earthlink.net 

Bet Tzedek Legal Services
Primary Address: 3250 Wilshire Blvd 13th Floor
Los Angeles CA 90010
General Phone: 323-939-0506
Fax: 323-939-1040
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Adoption, Bankruptcy, Consumer, Elder Law, Employment, Housing, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Wills
Other Case Types: Employment rights, Care-giver issues
Case Restrictions: Clients must be residents of LA county, all must be prescreened prior to being given appointment, case must have merit.
Web Site

Break the Cycle
Primary Address: P.O. Box 64996
Los Angeles CA 90064
General Phone: 310-286-3366
Fax: 310-286-3386
Intake Phone: 1-888-988-8336
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Domestic Violence
Other Case Types: Domestic Violence related cases for Youth Ages 12-22
Case Restrictions: Client must live with the Los Angeles County and must be within the ages of 12-22 and have experience Domestic Violence.
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Burbank Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service and Legal Aid
Primary Address: 2219 W Olive Ave Ste 100
Burbank CA 91506-2625
General Phone: 818-843-0931
Fax: 818/843-5852
Counties Served: Los Angeles

City of Santa Fe Springs Legal Services Program
Primary Address: 9255 Pioneer Blvd
Santa Fe Springs  CA 90670-2380
General Phone: 562-692-0261
Fax: 562-695-8620
Case Restrictions: Must live in Santa Fe Springs and program services unincorporated areas of Whittier, the town of Los Neitos, and the city of Pico Rivera.
Organization Email: familyandhumanservices@santafesprings.org

Community Legal Services
Primary Address: 11834 Firestone Blvd
Norwalk CA 90650-2901
General Phone: 562-864-9935
Fax: 562-863-8853
Intake Phone: 800-834-5001
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Health, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits
Case Restrictions: We are not able to serve undocumented individuals

Council on American-Islamic Relations – Greater Los Angeles Area Office
Primary Address: 2180 W. Crescent Avenue, Suite F
Anaheim CA 92801
General Phone: (714) 776-1177
Intake Phone: (714) 776-1177
Counties Served: Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Ventura
Case Types: Immigration, Individual Rights
Other Case Types: Cases dealing with religious and/or national origin discrimination, national security issues, and immigration cases
Case Restrictions: no family law cases or criminal defense, we do not handle cases that are not within the scope of religious discrimination
Web Site
Organization Email: info@losangeles.cair.com

Disability Rights Legal Center
Primary Address: 919 S Albany St
Los Angeles CA 90015
General Phone: 213-736-1031 (V & TDD)
Fax: 213-736-1428
Intake Phone: 213-736-1334
Counties Served: Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, San Bernadino, San Diego, Ventura
Case Types: Housing, Individual Rights
Other Case Types: Cancer Advocacy, Disability Rights, Special Education
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El Rescate Legal Services
Primary Address: 1340 S Bonnie Brae St
Los Angeles  CA 90006-5403 
General Phone: 213-387-3284
Fax: 213-387-9189
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Immigration
Case Restrictions: We do not accept cases of those who persecuted others.

Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
Primary Address: 3250 Wilshire Blvd Ste 710
Los Angeles CA 90010
General Phone: 213 388-7505
Fax: 323-939-2199
Intake Phone: 213 388-7515
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence
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HIV & AIDS Legal Services Alliance, Inc. (HALSA)
Primary Address: 3550 Wilshire Blvd. 750
Los Angeles CA 90010
General Phone: 213-201-1640
Fax: 213-993-1594
Intake Phone: 213-201-1640
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Wills
Other Case Types: Tax form preparation
Case Restrictions: Must be HIV+, low-income and live in Los Angeles county.

Immigration Legal Assistance Project
Primary Address: 300 N Los Angeles St Ste 3107
Los Angeles CA  90012-3335
General Phone: 213-485-1872
Fax: 213-485-0047
Intake Phone: 213-485-1872
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: AIDS/HIV, Immigration
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Inner City Law Center
Primary Address: 1325 E 7th St
Los Angeles CA 90021-1101
General Phone: 213-891-2880
Fax: 213-891-2888
Intake Phone: 213-891-2880
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Housing, Public Benefits

Legal Aid Foundation Of Los Angeles
Primary Address: 1102 Crenshaw Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90019-3111
General Phone: 323-801-7924
Fax: 323-801-7945
Intake Phone: 800-399-4529
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Torts
Case Restrictions: Cannot serve undocumented aliens.

Legal Services Program for Pasadena and San Gabriel-Pomona Valley
Primary Address: 243 W Mission Blvd Ste 303
Pomona CA 91766-1560
General Phone: 909-622-7455
Fax: 909-469-1729
Intake Phone: 909-622-1417
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence
Other Case Types: Post-decree modifications of custody/visitation
Case Restrictions: Must reside in service area; jurisdiction over case must be either close to a volunteer attorney or b) accepted for representation by a Legal Aid/Legal Service program in a foreign jurisdiction.

Los Angeles Center for Law and Justice
Primary Address: 1241 S. Soto Street 102
Los Angeles CA 90023
General Phone: 323 980-3500
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Consumer, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Housing, Public Benefits, Real Estate
Case Restrictions: Must live in service areas: 90031, 90032, 90033, 90041, 90042, 90063, 90065, 90023, 90039 (Atwater only)
Web Site
Organization Email: info@laclj.org

Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers AIDS Legal Services Project
Primary Address: PO Box 55020
Los Angeles CA 90055-2020
General Phone: 213-896-6436
Fax: 213-896-6500
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: AIDS/HIV

Los Angeles County Bar Association Barristers Domestic Violence Project
Primary Address: 261 S Figueroa St
Los Angeles CA 90014-1648
General Phone: 213-896-6491
Fax: 213-896-6500
Intake Phone: 213-624-3665
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Domestic Violence
Web Site

Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center Legal Services Department
Primary Address: 1625 Schrader Blvd
Los Angeles CA 90028-6213
General Phone: 213-993-7670
Fax: 213-933-7699
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Wills

Neighborhood Legal Services Of Los Angeles County
Primary Address: 13327 Van Nuys Blvd
Pacoima CA 91331-3099
General Phone: 818-896-5211
Fax: 818-896-6647
Intake Phone: 800-433-6251
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Employment, Health, Housing, Immigration, Individual Rights, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Termination of Parental Rights
Other Case Types: Discrimination, Family Law, Community Legal Education
Case Restrictions: NLS is subject to the Legal Service Corporation (LSC) guidelines on financial and alien eligibility.
Web Site
Organization Email: nls@nls-la.org

Pasadena Human Services Department Consumer Action Center
Primary Address: 1020 N Fair Oaks Ave
Pasadena CA 91103-3011
General Phone: 626-744-7300
Fax: 626-798-5834
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Consumer, Domestic Violence, Housing, Public Benefits

Police Watch – Police Misconduct Lawyer Referral Service
Primary Address: 611 S Catalina St
Los Angeles CA 90005-1730
General Phone: 213-387-3435
Fax: 213-387-9085
Intake Phone: 213-387-3325
Counties Served: Kern, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Ventura
Case Types: Individual Rights
Other Case Types: Police Misconduct, Civil Rights Violations.
Case Restrictions: No restrictions: we accept cases regarding police mis-conduct. No fees charged for case acceptance.

Public Counsel Law Center
Primary Address: 601 S Ardmore Ave
Los Angeles CA 90005-2323
General Phone: 213-385-2977
Fax: 213-385-9089
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Health, Housing, Immigration, Juvenile, Public Benefits, Real Estate, Termination of Parental Rights, Torts, Wills
Other Case Types: School expulsion, SIJS, VAWA, Transactional, Contracts, expungments, Zoning, Land Use, Tax, Notario Fraud, Auto Fraud, Guardian Ad Litem and Guardianship.
Case Restrictions: Financial eligibility (at or below the federal income guide lines). We do not take criminal cases.
Web Site
Organization Email: web@publiccounsel.org

The Alliance For Children’s Rights
Primary Address: 3333 Wilshire Boulevard 550
Los Angeles CA 90010
General Phone: 213-368-6010
Intake Phone: (213) 368-6010
Counties Served: Los Angeles
Case Types: Education, Health, Juvenile
Case Restrictions: Impoverished and abused children and youths
Web Site

ORANGE

Public Law Center
Primary Address: 601 Civic Center Drive West
Santa Ana CA 92701-4002
General Phone: 714-541-1010
Fax: 714-541-5157
Counties Served: Orange
Case Types: Adoption, Bankruptcy, Community Economic Development, Consumer, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Housing, Immigration, Real Estate, Torts, Wills
Case Restrictions: Clients must meet California IOLTA program income eligibility requirements (75% of HUD ‘low income’ figure for county).
Web Site

SAN BERNARDINO

Legal Aid Clinic of Redlands
Primary Address: 16 E Olive Ave
Redlands CA 92373-5248
General Phone: 909-792-2762
Fax: 909-793-8788
Counties Served: San Bernardino
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Elder Law, Termination of Parental Rights
Case Restrictions: Must be a resident of San Bernadino.

Legal Aid Society Of San Bernardino Inc
Primary Address: 354 W Sixth St
San Bernardino CA 92401-1201
General Phone: 909-889-7328
Fax: 909-889-6338
Counties Served: San Bernardino
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Housing
Case Restrictions: LSC restrictions

SAN DIEGO

Casa Cornelia Law Center
Primary Address: 2760 5th Avenue Suite 200
San Diego CA 92103
General Phone: 619-231-7788
Fax: 619-231-7784
Intake Phone: 1-855-271-2272
Counties Served: San Diego
Case Types: Domestic Violence, Immigration
Other Case Types: Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Web Site
Organization Email: lawcenter@casacornelia.org

Center for Community Solutions Domestic Violence Legal Clinic
Primary Address: 4508 Mission Bay Dr
San Diego CA 92109-4919
Intake Phone: 1-888-385-4657
Counties Served: San Diego
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence
Case Restrictions: Must pertain to domestic violence.
Web Site
Organization Email: info@ccssd.org

Elder Law & Advocacy Senior Citizens Legal Services
Primary Address: 3675 Ruffin Road 315
San Diego CA 92123
General Phone: 858-565-1392
Fax: 858-565-1394
Intake Phone: 858-565-1392
Counties Served: Imperial, San Diego
Case Types: Elder Law
Other Case Types: General Civil, elder abuse, nursing home.
Case Restrictions: No criminal matters.
Web Site

San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program
Primary Address: 625 Broadway Ste 925
San Diego CA 92101-5499
General Phone: 619-235-5656
Fax: 619-235-5668
Intake Phone: 619-235-5656
Counties Served: San Diego
Case Types: Child Custody, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Education, Elder Law, Health, Immigration, Individual Rights, Wills
Other Case Types: Family law mediation, guardianship.
Case Restrictions: Applicant must be financially eligible for assistance.
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San Diego Volunteer Lawyer Program AIDS Law Team
Primary Address: 625 Broadway Ste 925
San Diego CA 92101-5499
General Phone: 619-235-5656 ext. 105
Fax: 619-235-5668
Counties Served: San Diego
Case Types: Bankruptcy, Dissolution of Marriage, Domestic Violence, Housing, Individual Rights, Public Benefits, Wills
Other Case Types: HIV/AIDS issues
Case Restrictions: Clients have to prove by medical records that they are HIV positive.
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