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Bay Area Legal Aid
Provides low-income people with free legal assistance in Alameda, Contra Costa,
Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara counties.
Address: 1735 Telegraph Avenue Oakland, CA 94612 (no walk-ins)
Family Support Services
Works with local communities and assists families facing challenges in caring for their children in Alameda, Contra Costa,
and San Francisco counties.
Address: 303 Hegenberger Road, Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94621
Legal Access Alameda
Legal Access provides free direct legal assistance to Alameda County’s low-income population by mobilizing volunteer attorneys to provide pro bono service.
Address: 1000 Broadway #290, Oakland, CA 94607 (no walk-ins)
Phone: 510-302-2222 (option #4)
API Legal Outreach
Provides culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth.
Address: 310 8th St., Suite 308 Oakland, CA 94607
Family Violence Law Center
Family Violence Law Center (FVLC) helps diverse communities in Alameda County heal from domestic violence and sexual assault, advocating for justice and healthy relationships.
Address: 470 27th Street Oakland, CA 94612
Phone: 510-208-0220 or 24/7 Toll-Free Hotline: 800-947-8301
San Francisco Area
San Francisco County
County Family Court Services
Provides free mediation services in child custody, visitation, and juvenile dependency matters. Other services available.
Address: 400 McAllister St. – Room 402 San Francisco, CA 94102
Cooperative Restraining Order Clinic
Assists domestic violence survivors get restraining orders against their abusers.
Address: 3543 18th Street, Box #5 San Francisco, CA 94110 (no walk-ins)
Contra Costa County
Family Law Workshops and Clinics
Free workshops for general family law questions. 4th Thursday of each month 6:00
p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Contra Costa County Public Law Library.
Address: 80 Power Avenue, Pittsburg
Domestic Violence & Family Law Project
Legal consultation and representation in family and immigration law matters.
Address: 310 8th Street, Suite 308, Oakland CA 94607