“Close to 40 percent of Californian families, or 3.5 million California households, are struggling to make ends meet. When these families receive a ticket, they are faced with a false choice: Do I buy food for my family, pay my rent, or pay this ticket?”
Step Forward Foundation offers immigration and family court services, including legal counseling on family law matters, full scope representation in divorce, custody, and related issues for survivors of domestic violence. Services also include legal counseling on eligibility for immigration benefits, representation for social justice and family based petitions.
Housing lawyers are reporting a troubling trend: Landlords exploiting the growing fear of immigration authorities to evict tenants, raise rents, and clear residents from gentrifying neighborhoods.
Legal Aid at Work and Disability Rights Advocates have filed a complaint against the Bay Area Rapid Transit, citing their multiple civil rights violations that hurt people with disabilities.
In Sonoma County, residents are bracing themselves for a decline in services for housing, health care, elderly care, and legal aid.
FreeFrom serves to make safety affordable for all survivors of domestic violence so that they can build lives free from violence for themselves and their children. Without a way to rebuild financially, survivors typically won’t leave an abuser. If they do, they risk homelessness, losing custody of their children, or having to return to their […]
BHPCL offers legal services and also partners with other providers to comprehensively support clients and provide access to legal services, counseling, and social services. BHPCL uses technology to support their efforts and developed an innovative online intake form that simultaneously connects clients with legal aid and other services and providers in the community, like social workers, […]