Self Representation Assistance

Self Representation Assistance ( Housing Issues )

Provider: NEIGHBORHOOD LEGAL SERVICES OF LOS ANGELES COUNTY - ANTELOPE VALLEY SELF-HELP LEGAL ACCESS CENTER

The agency provides advocacy for low income people in Los Angeles County. Services include certificate/forms assistance on issues of family law and some civil matters, self-representation assistance and welfare rights assistance. The programs do not provide representation in court. There are no geographic restrictions.

Self-Help access centers are located in the Inglewood, Lancaster, Long Beach, Van Nuys, Pasadena, Chatsworth, Santa Monica, Torrance, Compton and Pomona courthouses to assist people who do not have lawyers to prepare forms and to understand legal issues in matters of family law such as child visitation, divorce, paternity, guardianship; and in civil matters such as eviction, and landlord/tenant issues. The program can also link people with a mediator or conciliator if there is a need for mediation. The self-help program can not provide assistance in criminal, small claims, immigration or bankruptcy cases.

Welfare rights assistance is provided from the El Monte and Pacoima offices to help people obtain benefits to which they are entitled, such as CalWORKs, CalFresh, GR, Medi-Cal or SSI.

Welfare rights, housing, health care advocacy, family law involving domestic violence and immigration assistance is provided in the El Monte, Pacoima and Glendale offices. LANGUAGES OTHER THAN ENGLISH Armenian, Cambodian, Cantonese, Farsi, Korean, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese; additional languages available through AT&T language line. APPLICATION PROCEDURE Self-Help Legal Access Centers are walk-in only; fill out the online form or call the Main Toll Free number for an appointment for welfare rights assistance. FEES/PAYMENT SOURCE There are no fees for service.
Application Procedure
Languages
Armenian
Farsi
Korean
Russian
Spanish
Service Condition Fee

Free

Free

Address

42011 4th St. West, 3rd Fl., Rm. 3700

Lancaster , CA 93534 (Physical)

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Website

www.nlsla.org
Service hours
Monday through Thursday, 8:30am to 12:00pm and 1:30pm to 4:30pm; Friday, 8:30am to 12:30pm. Clients arriving late in the day may be asked to return on another day, depending on the amount of time needed to address their situation.

Information

(800) 433-6251 (Main Agency Number - M/T/Th/F, 9am-4pm)

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