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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Post-Moratorium Spike in Contra Costa County Evictions—And Where Tenants Can Find Help
13 November 2023

This story by Daniel Hennessy, published last Friday in the Richmond Confidential, and quoting BayLegal’s Contra Costa County Managing Attorney Adam Poe, examines court data from Contra Costa County and substantiates what tenant advocates, legal aid firms and our clients have been experiencing over the course of this year: eviction proceedings for nonpayment of rent …

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Get a refund for bills from Santa Clara Valley Medical Center—ACT NOW!
31 August 2023

Our colleagues at the Western Center on Law and Poverty (WCLP) recently settled a lawsuit against the County of Santa Clara related to notices and implementation of their charity care policy. The settlement requires the County to review bills that were sent to collections between October 28, 2018 and December 31, 2021.  The attached PDF flyer from WCLP …

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