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Legal Services

This program provides legal services for benefits appeals, eviction prevention, consumer fraud/issues, elder abuse prevention, simple will preparation, disability planning and advance directives, debt collection issues, immigration matters, and more.

Who is eligible?

San Francisco residents who are aged 60 and above or who are 18 and above and have a disability.

Services provided

  • Research, advice, and counseling regarding legal rights
  • Representation before courts, administrative agencies, and other government bodies
  • Assistance in dispute resolution, including negotiation
  • Drafting of legal documents
  • Assistance in securing alternative legal assistance or other appropriate services
  • Technical assistance to advocates on legal questions regarding legal rights of older persons or person with disabilities

Legal service providers

Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus
55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94111
(415) 896-1701 | advancingjustice-alc.org
Languages: Cantonese, Mandarin, Vietnamese, Tagalog and others

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
1121 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 567-6255 | apilegaloutreach.org/
Languages: Japanese, Cantonese, Tagalog, Vietnamese and others

La Raza Centro Legal
474 Valencia Street, Suite 295, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 575-3500 | lrcl.org 
Languages: Spanish

Legal Assistance to the Elderly
1663 Mission Street, Suite 225
San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 538-3333 | laesf.org
Languages: Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian, and Korean

Open Door Legal
4634 3rd Street
San Francisco, CA 94124
(415) 735-4124 | opendoorlegal.org

Independent Living Resource Center SF (ILRCSF)
825 Howard Street, San Francisco, CA 94103
(415) 543-6222 | ilrcsf.org

UC Hastings Medical-Legal Partnership for Seniors (MLPS)
200 McAllister Street, San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 565-4600 | MLPS