Legal

Category: Immigration, Legal
LSC’s mission is to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients.
Category: Legal, Youth
It has been LSC’s mission to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients.
Category: Immigration, Legal
NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues. NCLR serves more than 5,000 LGBT people and their families throughout the United States each year, including LGBT parents, seniors, immigrants, athletes, and youth.
Category: Legal
Do you have legal questions related to your sexual orientation or gender identity? The information on our website is here to help you and, if you don't find the answer to your questions there, our helpline can help you.
Category: Immigration, Legal
ORAM is the only international organization devoted solely to advocating on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) refugees fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Category: Legal
OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a non-partisan, non-profit (501-c-3), legal services, watchdog and policy organization that pr
Category: Health, Legal, Social

The benefits counseling program provides public benefits (social security, SSI, etc) representation as well assistance with navigating the  private

Category: Immigration, Legal
Refugee Transitions is a community-based nonprofit agency serving high-need, low-income refugee, asylee, and immigrant newcomers from over 50 countries. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, RT provides education, family engagement, and community leadership services that help newcomers become self-sufficient and successful in their new communities. A key component of our work over the last 30 years has been fostering cross-cultural relationships between receiving and newcomer communities.
Category: Legal
The San Francisco’s Victim Services Division consists of 3 units: Advocacy, Victims Compensation Claims, and Restitution. Our goal is to ensure safety; help victims of crime mitigate the trauma of crime, navigate the criminal justice system and rebuild their lives.
Category: Legal
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Advisory Committee (LGBTAC) provides assistance and advice to the Commission regarding discrimination against the LGBT communities. HRC's Discrimination Complaints Investigation and Mediation Division investigates and mediates complaints of discrimination and non-compliance in employment, housing and public accommodation
Category: Immigration, Legal
To promote full access to social services, direct legal services, civic engagement, legalization, freedom of movement, and reunification with family and community, for all immigrants and their families regardless of their immigration status.
Category: Immigration, Legal
The Southeast Asian Community Center or SEACC (originally the Center for Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement or CSEARR) was founded in 1975 by leaders in the Southeast Asian community in the US who saw the need for an organization that would provide hands-on assistance to the thousands of Southeast Asians who were fleeing from Vietnam after the war and seeking refuge in the United States.

Founded in 19

Category: Housing, Legal

Founded in 1980, The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) opened as an all-volunteer operation in a one-room office building in Glide Memorial Church.

Category: Legal
Have a basic legal question? Call and ask about Lawyers on Call! This program offers individuals with basic legal questions the opportunity to speak with an experienced attorney by telephone for 15 minutes. Trained, knowledgeable staff will determine the most appropriate referral for you when you call! Also, the Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) offers legal assistance from insured lawyers who are evaluated for their experience in over 100 legal areas. If you have been injured, the referral and the first thirty-minute consultation with your lawyer are absolutely free. For all other legal issues, you pay only $35 for the referral and first thirty-minute consultation.
Category: Immigration, Legal, Trans
Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
Category: Health, Legal, Trans
Transgender Law Center celebrates the introduction of a resolution authored by Supervisor Scott Weiner that urges the Department of Public Health to remove transgender exclusions from the Healthy San Francisco (Healthy SF) health access program. Healthy SF currently excludes transgender patients from accessing medically necessary transition-related care that is available to non-transgender patients.
Category: Health, Legal, Social

Walden House serves an adult population with a focus directed towards the integration of care for people who are either HIV positive, have co- occu

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Category: Immigration, Legal
NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues. NCLR serves more than 5,000 LGBT people and their families throughout the United States each year, including LGBT parents, seniors, immigrants, athletes, and youth.
Category: Immigration, Legal, Senior
La Raza Centro Legal is a community-based legal organization dedicated to empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities of San Francisco to advocate for their civil and human rights. We combine legal services and advocacy to build grassroots power and alliances towards creating a movement for a just society.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Founded in 1969 by Latino law students from Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley, Centro Legal de la Raza is a comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development, we promote access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout the East Bay region of Northern California.
Category: Immigration, Legal
The Southeast Asian Community Center or SEACC (originally the Center for Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement or CSEARR) was founded in 1975 by leaders in the Southeast Asian community in the US who saw the need for an organization that would provide hands-on assistance to the thousands of Southeast Asians who were fleeing from Vietnam after the war and seeking refuge in the United States.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Our Mission: To help preserve and develop the Latino community by providing appropriate resources which promote self-sufficiency and leadership. La Raza Community Resource Center is a bilingual, multi-service, non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the social service, employment, educational, and leadership development needs of low-income families and individuals. Serving the community for 40 years, our primary focus is to address the unmet needs of Latino immigrants. The majority of La Raza participants are Spanish-speaking families and individuals of all ages, living in the Mission District of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, but we serve a diverse body of individuals from the vast and various ethnic groups in the community. The agency provides city wide services, and is located in Centro Del Pueblo, a newly renovated facility that houses several non-profit agencies.
Category: Immigration, Legal
The Chinese Newcomers Service Center (CNSC) mission is to provide underserved communities with social, economic, workforce, and business services to transform their lives. CNSC is a nonprofit organization that provides multilingual services that help Chinese Immigrants adapt to life in the United States. CNSC serves as a bridge between the two cultures, enhancing the physical, mental, social, and economic wellbeing of immigrants, thus facilitating their efforts to become self-sufficient, contributing members of the community.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Refugee Transitions is a community-based nonprofit agency serving high-need, low-income refugee, asylee, and immigrant newcomers from over 50 countries. Based in the San Francisco Bay Area, RT provides education, family engagement, and community leadership services that help newcomers become self-sufficient and successful in their new communities. A key component of our work over the last 30 years has been fostering cross-cultural relationships between receiving and newcomer communities.
Category: Immigration, Legal
LSC’s mission is to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients.
Category: Immigration, Legal
The International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA) welcomes, educates and serves immigrants, refugees and their families as they join and contribute to the community. With its six offices throughout the Bay Area that provide legal immigration and other services, as well as through its collaborative efforts with local and regional service providers, IIBA effectively serves immigrants and their families. We offer immigrants the information and assistance they need to understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities. Because of IIBA’s services, more immigrant families obtain stable immigration status in the United States.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Dolores Street Community Services nurtures individual wellness and cultivates collective power among low-income and immigrant communities to create a more just society.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Our mission is to assist clients in achieving not just legal status and economic self-sufficiency, but to help them become fully active participants in the social and civic life of our communities. Our program is designed to advise and guide clients through the immigration process and to help immigrants know their rights under the law.
Category: Immigration, Legal
ALRP accomplishes this mission by providing free and low-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Immigration Equality's expert legal team represents LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers, detainees, and binational couples who are fighting for safety, fair treatment, and freedom.
Category: Immigration, Legal
JFCS serves people of all faiths and backgrounds with our comprehensive system of care. Our professional teams bring years of experience to every client who walks through the door. As a national leader in developing innovative human services, JFCS incorporates the latest research and best practices to ensure everyone get the highest quality services and care.

Founded in 19

Category: Housing, Legal

Founded in 1980, The Tenderloin Housing Clinic (THC) opened as an all-volunteer operation in a one-room office building in Glide Memorial Church.

Founded in 1972, Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Caucus is the nation’s first legal and civil rights organization serving the low-inc

Category: Housing, Legal, Social
Founded in 1977, Chinatown Community Development Center’s (Chinatown CDC) mission is to build community and enhance the quality of life for low-income

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Category: Immigration, Legal, Trans
Transgender Law Center changes law, policy, and attitudes so that all people can live safely, authentically, and free from discrimination regardless of their gender identity or expression. We envision a future where gender self-determination and authentic expression are seen as basic rights and matters of common human dignity.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Our mission is to assist clients in achieving not just legal status and economic self-sufficiency, but to help them become fully active participants in the social and civic life of our communities. Our program is designed to advise and guide clients through the immigration process and to help immigrants know their rights under the law.
Category: Legal
BALIF started the organization that grew to become the now-independent AIDS Legal Referral Panel, which has provided free and low-cost legal assistance to over 50,000 people since it was founded.
Category: Immigration, Legal
NCLR is a non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBT community; provides free legal assistance to LGBT people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBT issues. NCLR serves more than 5,000 LGBT people and their families throughout the United States each year, including LGBT parents, seniors, immigrants, athletes, and youth.
Category: Immigration, Legal
ALRP accomplishes this mission by providing free and low-cost legal services to people with HIV/AIDS in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Category: Immigration, Legal
ORAM is the only international organization devoted solely to advocating on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) refugees fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Category: Immigration, Legal, Senior
La Raza Centro Legal is a community-based legal organization dedicated to empowering Latino, immigrant and low-income communities of San Francisco to advocate for their civil and human rights. We combine legal services and advocacy to build grassroots power and alliances towards creating a movement for a just society.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Immigration Equality's expert legal team represents LGBT and HIV-positive asylum seekers, detainees, and binational couples who are fighting for safety, fair treatment, and freedom.
Category: Health, Legal, Social

The benefits counseling program provides public benefits (social security, SSI, etc) representation as well assistance with navigating the  private

Category: Immigration, Legal
To promote full access to social services, direct legal services, civic engagement, legalization, freedom of movement, and reunification with family and community, for all immigrants and their families regardless of their immigration status.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Founded in 1969 by Latino law students from Boalt Hall at UC Berkeley, Centro Legal de la Raza is a comprehensive legal services agency protecting and advancing the rights of immigrant, low-income and Latino communities through bilingual legal representation, education, and advocacy. By combining quality legal services with know-your-rights education and youth development, we promote access to justice for thousands of individuals and families each year throughout the East Bay region of Northern California.
Category: Immigration, Legal
JFCS serves people of all faiths and backgrounds with our comprehensive system of care. Our professional teams bring years of experience to every client who walks through the door. As a national leader in developing innovative human services, JFCS incorporates the latest research and best practices to ensure everyone get the highest quality services and care.
Category: Health, Legal, Social

Walden House serves an adult population with a focus directed towards the integration of care for people who are either HIV positive, have co- occu

Category: Legal
OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a non-partisan, non-profit (501-c-3), legal services, watchdog and policy organization that pr
Category: Immigration, Legal
The Southeast Asian Community Center or SEACC (originally the Center for Southeast Asian Refugee Resettlement or CSEARR) was founded in 1975 by leaders in the Southeast Asian community in the US who saw the need for an organization that would provide hands-on assistance to the thousands of Southeast Asians who were fleeing from Vietnam after the war and seeking refuge in the United States.

Founded in 19

Category: Legal, Youth
It has been LSC’s mission to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients.
Category: Immigration, Legal
Our Mission: To help preserve and develop the Latino community by providing appropriate resources which promote self-sufficiency and leadership. La Raza Community Resource Center is a bilingual, multi-service, non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the social service, employment, educational, and leadership development needs of low-income families and individuals. Serving the community for 40 years, our primary focus is to address the unmet needs of Latino immigrants. The majority of La Raza participants are Spanish-speaking families and individuals of all ages, living in the Mission District of San Francisco and the greater Bay Area, but we serve a diverse body of individuals from the vast and various ethnic groups in the community. The agency provides city wide services, and is located in Centro Del Pueblo, a newly renovated facility that houses several non-profit agencies.

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CARECEN empowers and responds to the needs, rights, and aspirations of Latino, immigrant, and under-resourced families in the San Francisco Bay Area, building community leadership to pursue equity and justice.
Category: Immigration, Legal
The Immigrant Legal Resource Center (ILRC) is a national, non-profit resource center that provides legal trainings, educational materials, and advocacy to advance immigrant rights. The mission of the ILRC is to work with and educate immigrants, community organizations, and the legal sector to continue to build a democratic society that values diversity and the rights of all people.
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach is a community-based, social justice organization serving the Asian and Pacific Islander, and other communities of the Greater Bay Area. With offices in Oakland and San Francisco, our work is focused in the areas of violence against women/family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, the rights of those with disabilities, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, and other social justice issues.
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area, founded in 1968, works to advance, protect and promote the legal rights of communities of color, and low-income persons, immigrants, and refugees. Assisted by hundreds of pro bono attorneys, LCCR provides free legal assistance and representation to individuals on civil legal matters through direct services, impact litigation and policy advocacy.
Category: Legal, Youth
It has been LSC’s mission to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of our clients.
Category: Legal
OutServe-Servicemembers Legal Defense Network (SLDN) is a non-partisan, non-profit (501-c-3), legal services, watchdog and policy organization that pr
Category: Immigration, Legal
To promote full access to social services, direct legal services, civic engagement, legalization, freedom of movement, and reunification with family and community, for all immigrants and their families regardless of their immigration status.
Category: Immigration, Legal
ORAM is the only international organization devoted solely to advocating on behalf of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) refugees fleeing persecution due to sexual orientation or gender identity.
Category: Legal
BALIF started the organization that grew to become the now-independent AIDS Legal Referral Panel, which has provided free and low-cost legal assistance to over 50,000 people since it was founded.
Category: Legal
Have a basic legal question? Call and ask about Lawyers on Call! This program offers individuals with basic legal questions the opportunity to speak with an experienced attorney by telephone for 15 minutes. Trained, knowledgeable staff will determine the most appropriate referral for you when you call! Also, the Lawyer Referral & Information Service (LRIS) offers legal assistance from insured lawyers who are evaluated for their experience in over 100 legal areas. If you have been injured, the referral and the first thirty-minute consultation with your lawyer are absolutely free. For all other legal issues, you pay only $35 for the referral and first thirty-minute consultation.
Category: Legal
The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Advisory Committee (LGBTAC) provides assistance and advice to the Commission regarding discrimination against the LGBT communities. HRC's Discrimination Complaints Investigation and Mediation Division investigates and mediates complaints of discrimination and non-compliance in employment, housing and public accommodation
Category: Legal
Immigration Equality is a national organization fighting for equality under U.S. immigration law for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and HIV-positive individuals.
Category: Legal
Bay Area Legal Aid provides free civil legal advice, counsel and representation to low-income people living in the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara. BayLegal’s practice areas include: Homelessness Prevention, including landlord-tenant matters, unlawful evictions Fair Housing Law Enforcement Domestic Violence Prevention and Immigration (VAWA) related matters Youth Justice Project Economic Justice Project – Public Safety-Net Programs Consumer Law – Debtor’s Rights, Fair Credit Reporting Health Care Access Legal Barriers to Employment Project Medical-Legal Collaborative: SFGH Pediatric Unit and BayLegal team up GLBT Seniors Advocacy Project
Category: Legal
Do you have legal questions related to your sexual orientation or gender identity? The information on our website is here to help you and, if you don't find the answer to your questions there, our helpline can help you.
Category: Health, Legal, Trans
Transgender Law Center celebrates the introduction of a resolution authored by Supervisor Scott Weiner that urges the Department of Public Health to remove transgender exclusions from the Healthy San Francisco (Healthy SF) health access program. Healthy SF currently excludes transgender patients from accessing medically necessary transition-related care that is available to non-transgender patients.
Category: Legal

Individuals with AIDS/HIV and individuals with AIDS/HIV related legal problems

Category: Health, Legal, Social

Walden House serves an adult population with a focus directed towards the integration of care for people who are either HIV positive, have co- occu

Category: Health, Legal, Social

The benefits counseling program provides public benefits (social security, SSI, etc) representation as well assistance with navigating the  private

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