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 $17.7 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 $9.2 million in benefits for our clients.

Feature 3 – Total served


clients and their children served—with an additional 100,000+ who benefited from legal clinics, referrals, training, outreach and information services.

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Celebrating a Partnership for Justice
5 June 2024

Often the issues that clients bring to Bay Area Legal Aid involve basic human rights: freedom from coercion, safety from violence, health, and shelter. Few issues are more fundamental than the right to live safely in stable housing. However, addressing the legal dimensions of this right often involves multiple, complex systems and areas of law. Defending our …

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BayLegal at the Oakland Community Block Party | BayLegal en la Comunidad de Oakland Fiesta del Barrio
18 April 2024

BayLegal’s Youth Justice team at the Oakland Community Block Party this Saturday Join attorneys and youth advocates from BayLegal’s Youth Justice team at the 5th Oakland Community Block Party, presented by Alameda County Public Defenders and featuring live music, great food, community-building and a variety of resources. 🗓️ Save the date: April 20, 2024 🕚 …

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