If you are experiencing an emergency please dial 911.
BayLegal serves residents of these 7 Bay Area counties:
Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, and Santa Clara
For legal advice on legal matters involving Housing, Public Benefits and Health Access, call our Legal Advice Line to apply for assistance:
The Line is open Mondays and Thursdays 9:30am-3:00pm; Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 9:30am to 1:00pm
Alameda County: (510) 250-5270
Contra Costa County West: (510) 250-5270
Contra Costa County East: (925) 219-3325
Marin County: (415) 354-6360
Napa County: (707) 320-6348
San Francisco County: (415) 354-6360
San Mateo County: (650) 472-2666
Santa Clara County: (408) 850-7066
Toll-Free – (800) 551-5554
Domestic Violence or Sexual Assualt Survivors – Dedicated Legal Advice Line:
If you are a survivor of domestic violence or sexual assault, you will need to be referred to our dedicated line by your local Domestic Violence or Sexual Assault agency, police department or court. You may also contact the numbers listed above for housing, public benefits or health access issues only.
Note: Bay Area Legal Aid’s attorneys and paralegals help people with civil legal problems. We do not provide help with criminal matters. For help with a criminal matter, please contact your local Public Defender’s office or bar association.
County not listed? Visit lawhelpcalifornia.org to find your local legal aid provider.
Hearing Impaired? Call California Relay Service: Dial 711 or from TTY dial 1-800-735-2929 or visit http://www.ddtp.org/california_relay_service/