Get legal help online, by phone or in person. NLSLA believes that justice depends on equal access to justice and the protection of the law. How can we ensure a fair outcome in a custody case if there is no interpreter? How can a person in a wheelchair fight to protect their home when their assigned courtroom is three bus lines away? The NLSLA works to ensure access to our courts and to expand legal assistance and representation in civil cases where basic human needs are at stake. The NLSLA operates legal access self-help centers in Los Angeles County courthouses, where litigants in need of domestic violence protection can resolve custody disputes, file for divorce and stop eviction, access legal advice, and refer legal services. The NLSLA works to maintain affordable housing and rent control, prevent illegal evictions and foreclosures, and combat discrimination in Section 8 and other government-subsidized housing. Our lawyers offer a range of services, from advice and advice to individual representation and highly effective litigation. Join us for an afternoon of appetizers and refreshments to celebrate our dedicated supporters and the diverse neighbourhoods and communities we serve. The NLSLA works to expand access to health care and provides support to people who are struggling to obtain coverage and resolve health plan issues. The organization also works with physicians in community clinics and hospitals to identify and resolve legal issues that impact individual and community health. Low-income communities are always the hardest hit by a disaster, whether it`s a devastating wildfire or a global health emergency. The NLSLA provides disaster-related legal services that address issues related to FEMA, unemployment and other essential services, health insurance, and housing issues. Through a combination of individual advocacy, hard-hitting litigation, and political advocacy, the NLSLA addresses the immediate and long-term effects of poverty and expands access to health, opportunity, and justice in Los Angeles neighborhoods. Download our PDF for full details, including locations/contacts, hours of operation and services, as well as contacts for family law mediators.
We provide free legal aid to residents of Los Angeles County. The NLSLA provides free legal assistance to more than 100,000 individuals and families in Los Angeles County each year. Our lawyers specialize in areas of law that disproportionately impact people living in poverty, including affordable housing and eviction, access to public services, support for survivors of domestic violence and their children, access to health and labor and consumer rights, employment and training. Work with advocates who do public relations, help with self-help clinics and support administrative staff in our offices. Helping low-income individuals, families and communities achieve economic security is at the heart of much of the NLSLA`s work. Our advocates work to mitigate the effects of poverty and create opportunities for individuals and families to achieve financial stability. We work with our clients to remove barriers to education and employment, protect and resolve family relationships, and ensure access to public safety nets. An unwavering advocate for individuals, families, and communities in Los Angeles County Help the NLSLA address the immediate and long-term effects of poverty and expand access to health, opportunity, and equity. Join our team and make a real impact on the lives of low-income individuals and communities in housing, health care and more. Meaningful pro bono opportunities to sustainably improve the lives of individuals and families in Los Angeles. Total financial benefits for clients in 2021 Clients helped exercise their right to housing in 2021 The NLSLA is at the forefront of health care in California: we run a network of statewide programs that provide free support to people who struggle to get coverage and resolve health plan issues; strive to identify pervasive problems of access to health care that need to be addressed at the policy level; and ensuring that the implementation of the Affordable Care Act makes sense for the most affected communities in Los Angeles.