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Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance

Human Services

Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance

Provides legal advice, consultation and representation in housing problems, domestic violence, benefits, immigration, and other areas of civil law.


Provides information and referral to human service resources available to the Asian community. Provides legal advice, consultation and representation in the areas of tenants/landlord disputes and other housing problems, domestic violence, public benefits, immigration, consumerism and other areas of civil law to low and moderate income persons. Provides limited legal representation to clients not otherwise eligible under ALA income eligibility guidelines in various civil cases. Provides presentations in the areas of tenant/landlord law, domestic violence, public benefits, employment, law, consumer law, immigration and other areas of concern. Multilingual pamphlets and videos on selected subjects are also available. Facilitates collective action on behalf of neighborhood associations, tenant groups and nonprofit organizations. Information provided through counseling groups on legal alternatives, technical assistance and networking.


Public Transit:

VTA stops within 4 blocks.
184 East Jackson Street, San Jose, CA 95112 37.3487663 -121.894712 Human Services

Service Options

Languages Spoken:

  • Cantonese
  • Mandarin
  • Tagalog
  • Vietnamese

Accessibility Options:

  • Wheelchair



None for information, advice or consultation. Fees vary for representation. Cash and checks accepted.


Low-income Asians and Pacific Islanders



How to Apply:

Apply by phone or mail. Walk in for emergency advice and consultation.

Service Wait Estimate:


Service Areas:

  • Santa Clara County