Join us for an afternoon of appetizers and refreshments to celebrate our dedicated supporters and the diverse neighbourhoods and communities we serve. Get legal help online, by phone or in person. We provide free legal aid to residents of Los Angeles County. The NLSLA works to maintain affordable housing and rent control, prevent illegal evictions and foreclosures, and combat discrimination in Section 8 and other government-subsidized housing. Our lawyers offer a range of services, from advice and advice to individual representation and highly effective litigation. The NLSLA works to expand access to health care and provides support to people who are struggling to obtain coverage and resolve health plan issues. The organization also works with physicians in community clinics and hospitals to identify and resolve legal issues that impact individual and community health. The NLSLA provides free legal assistance to more than 100,000 individuals and families in Los Angeles County each year. Our lawyers specialize in areas of law that disproportionately impact people living in poverty, including affordable housing and eviction, access to public services, support for survivors of domestic violence and their children, access to health and labor and consumer rights, employment and training. The NLSLA operates legal access self-help centers in Los Angeles County courthouses, where litigants in need of domestic violence protection can resolve custody disputes, file for divorce and stop eviction, access legal advice, and refer legal services. Low-income communities are always the hardest hit by a disaster, whether it`s a devastating wildfire or a global health emergency. The NLSLA provides disaster-related legal services that address issues related to FEMA, unemployment and other essential services, health insurance, and housing issues.
Through a combination of individual advocacy, hard-hitting litigation, and political advocacy, the NLSLA addresses the immediate and long-term effects of poverty and expands access to health, opportunity, and justice in Los Angeles neighborhoods. Meaningful pro bono opportunities to sustainably improve the lives of individuals and families in Los Angeles. Help the NLSLA address the immediate and long-term effects of poverty and improve access to health, opportunity, and equity. Join our team and make a real impact on the lives of low-income individuals and communities in housing, health care and more. An unwavering advocate for individuals, families and communities in Los Angeles County Overall Financial Benefits for Clients in 2021 Work with lawyers who do public relations, assist in self-help clinics and support the administrative staff of our offices. Clients helped exercise their right to housing in 2021.