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.


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People received legal advice and representation to access healthcare and crucial safety net benefits.

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Clients and their children were able to keep their homes they otherwise would have lost to housing discrimination, illegal evictions or foreclosures.

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Victims of violence and their children escaped intimate partner abuse and were awarded more than $6.6 million in present and future support orders.

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ALERT: Social Security Benefits Suspension Scam
23 November 2020

We are receiving reports from the Social Security Administration of ongoing attempts to defraud Social Security recipients via letter and phone. In some cases these fraudulent communications try to convince recipients that their benefits are in danger of suspension due to the Economic Impact Payment (EIP) received during the pandemic. In all cases, if you …

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Advocacy Win for MUNI Riders in San Francisco
20 November 2020

Over the last couple of years, Bay Area Legal Aid advocates have collaborated with the Financial Justice Project in SF, advocating with SFMTA to resolve transportation access issues and fare evasion citations our unhoused clients were receiving because they could not afford MUNI, and the process for a discounted/disabled pass imposed multiple barriers. This month …

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