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Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Human Services

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley

Provides legal services, information, education and advocacy in the areas of mental health, abused and neglected children, AIDS and public interest law.


Mental Health Advocacy Project provides free legal services, information, education and advocacy for improvement of mental health and developmental services. Also provides information and counsel on residential care and housing law, negotiations with landlords and residential care operators, and landlord/tenant workshops on rights and responsibilities, assistance and representation on public benefits, consumer issues, discrimination and general legal problems. Public Interest Law Firm provides free legal representation to low-income persons who cannot afford private legal counsel in cases which affect civil rights and impact the local community. Does not accept individual cases. Class action impact cases only. Legal Advocates for Children and Youth offers free comprehensive legal services to minors in Santa Clara County. Concentrating on family problems involving the care, custody, and education of children, an attorney and social worker team together combine their skills to address the concerns raised by children. AIDS Legal Services arranges for free representation for indigent persons with HIV/AIDS and provides lawyer referrals to those with the ability to pay. Matters typically include wills, powers of attorney, representation on issues of employment discrimination, housing complaints, benefits, insurance disputes and more. Fair Housing Law Project provides free legal services to San Jose residents who are experiencing discrimination in either maintaining or acquiring housing.


Public Transit:

VTA and Light Rail stop within 2 blocks.
4 North Second Street, Suite 1300, San Jose, CA 95113 37.3375381 -121.8897467 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair





Vary according to program and service

How to Apply:

Apply by phone.

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Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County