BayLegal’s mission is to provide meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client’s location, language or disability.


Feature 1 – Healthcare and Safety Net


cases helping individuals and families remove barriers to healthcare, health coverage, and critical safety net programs, with more than $12.8 million in direct economic benefits.

Feature 2 – Housing


cases standing with low-income families who pushed back against escalating eviction, displacement, and housing discrimination—stabilizing communities and securing more than $7 million in benefits for our clients.

Feature 3 – Total served


clients and their children served—with an additional 73,000+ who benefited from legal clinics, referrals, training, outreach and information services.

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Protecting Yourself from EBT Skimming
16 March 2023

Over the last year or so California has seen a huge spike in public benefits being electronically stolen from people’s EBT cards. The California Department of Social Services (CDSS), the state agency that oversees EBT cards and most benefit programs that you can receive on an EBT card, has created this flyer with tips about …

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New Legal Clinic Information and Resources
9 March 2023

BayLegal has updated schedules and availability of our Domestic Violence Restraining Order and Consumer Rights legal clinics. Expanded options for both remote and in-person service are now included on our clinic calendar. We have also developed a full set of multilingual clinic listings and downloadable resources for the Consumer Rights clinics. Please see the calendar …

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Lunar New Year – Celebration, Mourning, and the Need for Change
24 January 2023

Dear friends and colleagues, Sunday, January 22, was the beginning of the Lunar New Year.  Lunar New Year is celebrated in multiple communities across the Asian Diaspora starting on the first day of the first month in the lunar calendar.  While each culture has its own traditions, unifying components include prioritizing time to connect with …

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