Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, Central Coast, Northern California, Rural
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, Direct Services Programs
Tags: Benefits, Consumer Protection, Employment, Rural, Workers Rights
Acronym or short name: WLC
WLC provides free legal services to low-income individuals on California’s Central Coast. WLC focuses on legal problems with long-term impacts and solutions, such as workers’ rights, consumer rights, and access to employment.
Founded in 2000, WLC has been working with community partners to help educate, exercise and enforce the rights of low-income individuals and families in our community.
PRESS/RESEARCH FROM THIS SOURCELAAC Member Story Watsonville Law Center (WLC)
November 1, 2013
WLC coordinates with nonprofit housing counselor SurePath and legal aid partners Legal Services for Seniors in Monterey County and Senior Citizens Legal Services in Santa Cruz County, all supported by National Mortgage Settlement Funds through California's AG.
TRAININGS FROM THIS SOURCE
Iintroduction into basic consumer laws, including credit report, identity theft, debt and debt collection, and what recourse individuals have.
MCLE: 1 hour
Covers common scams that affect senior citizens, how to protect against these scams, and what victimized loved ones should do.
MCLE: 1 hour
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