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Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County

Human Services

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County

Provides legal representation in civil matters for low-income persons.

Description:

Provides legal representation for the indigent community in civil matters including domestic violence, housing law and individual rights, fair housing, landlord-tenant mediation and immigration. Self-help clinics are offered for those facing evictions. Provides information on tenant-landlord rental rights and responsibilities, subsidized housing, homeless issues and affordable housing, mediation of disputes, and mortgage and foreclosure matters. Also advises and assists in document preparation in immigration cases involving adjustment of status, family reunification, citizenship, work permits and political asylum. Fair Housing Project investigates claims of housing discrimination and will conciliate and/or litigate claims. Recruits and trains volunteer testers to investigate claims.

Location

Public Transit:

VTA, Light Rail stop within 1 block.
480 North 1st Street, San Jose, CA 95112 37.3444606 -121.8965265 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Spanish

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair

Services

Fees:

None for some services. Vary according to income for others.

Audience:

Spanish-speaking clients, low-income persons, families and youth

Eligibility:

Low or moderate income

How to Apply:

Walk in or apply by phone.

Service Wait Estimate:

Varies.

Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County