Referrals & Links

Links to court forms:
The California Courts Online Self-Help Center

LA Courts Self-Help Information

Self-Help Referrals

There are many things that Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles helps with. To see what services we offer, please click here.

The list below has referrals to other service providers. LAFLA is not responsible for services given by other agencies.

Topics for referrals:
Bankruptcy
Car Crashes/Accidents
Civil Rights
Conservatorship
Consumer Problems
Court Websites (local)
Credit Counseling
Criminal Law
Divorce
Domestic Violence
Elder Abuse
Employment Discrimination
Eviction (Unlawful Detainer)
Family Law
Guardianship
Housing
Housing Conditions/Living Conditions/Habitability
Housing Discrimination/Fair Housing
Immigration
Other Legal Aid Organizations
Legal Information
Mediation Services
Misconduct (Attorneys)
Police Misconduct
Private Attorney Referrals
Probate, Wills
Rent Control Enforcement
Self-Help Centers (of other legal aid organizations)
Shelters
Small Claims
Social Services
Utility Assistance Programs
Veterans


Bankruptcy
Bankruptcy self-help desk located in the Federal Building downtown:
300 N. Los Angeles St.
1st Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Hours: Mondays & Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. – noon and 2:00 – 4:00 p.m., except for court holidays.

The bankruptcy self-help desk can provide you information about the following:

  • Chapter 7 & Chapter 13 bankruptcy information
  • Bankruptcy forms and access to reference materials
  • Referrals for additional legal assistance

This self-help desk is run by Public Counsel.


Car Crashes/Accidents
Dispute Resolution Services 323-876-2747
Loyola Law School Center for Conflict Resolution 213-736-1145
Los Angles Small Claims Advisor 213-974-9759


Civil Rights
American Civil Liberties Union 213-977-9500
NAACP 323-296-2630
MALDEF 213-629-2512
Disability Rights California 800-776-5746


Conservatorship
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 323-939-0506
Conservatorship Clinic Fridays at 10:00 a.m.-noon
Long Beach Courthouse
275 Magnolia Ave. Room 3101
Long Beach, CA 90802

Conservatorship Clinic Mondays 10:00 a.m.
L.A. Law Library
301 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Conservatorship Clinic Wednesdays 9:00 a.m. – noon
Norwalk Superior Courthouse
12720 Norwalk Blvd. Room 104E
Norwalk, CA 90650

Conservatorship Clinic Fridays 9:00 a.m. – noon
Pasadena Superior Court
300 E. Walnut St. Room 300
Pasadena, CA 91101

Conservatorship Clinic Fridays 10:00 a.m. – noon
Antelope Valley Courthouse
42011 4th St. W, Room 3700
Lancaster, CA 93534


Consumer Problems
Consumer Affairs (Asuntos de/ Consumidor) 800-952-5210
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 323-939-0506
Better Business Bureau (Reportar Servicios de Negocios Malos) 310-945-3166
Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs 800-593-8222
Loyola Law School Center for Conflict Resolution 213-736-1145
Doctor Misconduct/CA State Medical Board (Mal Conducta de Doctor/Borde de Medico) 800-633-2322
Public Counsel 213-385-2977 ext 704


Court Websites
Los Angeles County Superior Court
San Bernardino County Superior Court
Orange County Superior Court
Ventura County Superior Court
Riverside County Superior Court
San Diego County Superior Court
L.A. County health and human services information


Credit Counseling
Bet Tzedek Legal Services 323-939-0506
ClearPoint Credit Counseling Solutions 800-750-2227 (First consultation free, sliding scale after)


Criminal Law
Public Defender’s Office 213-974-2811, 210 W. Temple St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Certificate of Rehabilitation (Public Defender’s Office) 213-974-3057
Victims of Violent Crime Applications-Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office 213-978-2097
Victim Compensation and Government Claims Bureau (State of California) 800-777-9229


Divorce
LAFLA offers several divorce orientation workshops in English, Spanish and Khmer. Click here to see workshop schedule and locations.


Domestic Violence
If you are in immediate danger, please dial 911.
National Domestic Violence Hotline (shelter or other safety information) 800-799-7233, 800-787-3224 (TTY/TDD)
Los Angeles County Domestic Violence Hotline 800-798-3600
Click here for a list of emergency shelters.

Long Beach City Prosecutor 562-570-5600
LA County District Attorney, Long Beach Courthouse 562-247-2000
Long Beach Police Dept. Domestic Violence Unit 562-570-7277
Victim Witness Assistance Program 562-247-2068 or 800-380-3811

LAFLA operates three Domestic Violence Clinics in downtown LA, Long Beach and Santa Monica. We also offer direct services to survivors of domestic violence, click here for more information.

Downtown
Toll Family Law Counseling Center
Superior Court Central District
111 N. Hill St., 2nd floor, Room 245
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, 8:30-11:30 a.m. & 1:30-3:30 pm. Closed Tuesdays and Thursdays. Walk-ins only, no appointments are available.

Long Beach
Superior Court, South District, 275 Magnolia Ave., 1st floor, Room 1004
Long Beach, CA 90802
Hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, intake at 9:00 a.m.

Santa Monica
Superior Court, West District
1725 Main St., 1st floor, Room 121
Santa Monica, CA 90401
Hours: Monday through Wednesday, Friday (closed Thursday), Intake 8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Please see Family Law section

Domestic violence agencies that provide counseling and case management:
1736 Family Crisis Center 213-745-6434, 213-222-1237, 310-370-5902, 310-379-3620, 562-388-7652
Center for the Pacific Asian Family 800-339-3940
East LA Women’s Center 800-585-6231
Haven House 424-293-2259
House of Ruth 877-988-5559
Interval House, Long Beach/Orange County 562-594-4555
Jenesse Center 800-479-7328
Jewish Family Services 877-275-4537
LGBT Center 323-993-7669
Peace Over Violence 626-793-3385, 310-392-8381, 213-626-3393
Rainbow Services, San Pedro, 310-547-9343
Su Casa, Long Beach and Lakewood, 562-402-4888
WomenShelter Long Beach, Long Beach, 562-437-4663

Support Agencies
For the Child, Long Beach 562-422-8472
Jewish Family & Children’s Service, Long Beach, West Orange County 562-427-7916
YWCA/Greater LA, Sexual Assault Crisis Program 877-943-5778

Batterers’ Treatment Programs
Alternatives to Violence, Long Beach and West Los Angeles, 562-493-1161
Options Counseling, Long Beach and El Segundo, 562-989-0809
Tarzana Treatment Center, Long Beach, Lancaster, San Fernando Valley, 562-218-4111 x 7100

Hotlines
LA County Child Abuse Hotline 800-540-4000
LA County Domestic Violence Hotline 800-978-3600
Sexual Assault Hotline 800-656-4673
Suicide Crisis Line 877-727-4747
Animal Protection Services 800-540-7722


Elder Abuse
Adult Protective Services 213-351-5401
Elder Abuse Hotline (to report elder abuse in Los Angeles County) 877-477-3646


Employment Discrimination
LAFLA offers services to eligible individuals who have been the victims of employment discrimination or wage theft. Call us at 800-399-4529.

Equal Employment:
Labor Commissioner 213-620-6330
Worker’s Compensation Hotline 213-576-7389
Long Beach Worker’s Comp Appeals Info (Informacion de Apelación de Compensación) 562-590-5240
California Department of Fair Employment & Housing (Discriminación y Acoso) 800-884-1684


Eviction (Unlawful Detainer)
LAFLA offers several workshops on how to prepare an answer to an eviction and how to prepare for trial. Click here to see workshop schedule and location.

The organizations below offer tenants’ rights clinics. Below their name and location is the time and day of the workshop:

Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment (ACCE)
3655 S. Grand Ave., Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Thursdays 6:30 p.m.

Coalition for Economic Survival
7377 Santa Monica Blvd.
West Hollywood, CA 90046
Senior Center in Plummer Park
Wed 7:00 p.m./ Saturday 10:00 a.m.

Inquilinos Unidos
1930 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 801
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Mondays 5-6:30 p.m.

Koreatown Tenants Defense Network
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Second Tuesday of the month
6:30 p.m.

SAJE (Strategic Actions for a Just Economy)
152 W. 32nd St.
Los Angeles, CA 90007
Tuesdays 4:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Thursdays 10:30 a.m. – noon

Union de Vecinos
346 S. Gless St.
Los Angeles, CA 90033
Wednesdays and Fridays, 3:00-8:00 p.m. & Saturdays 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
323-908-3454

The following agencies may provide free representation in eviction actions on a case-by-case basis. For more information about our services, click here.

Inner City Law Center
1309 E. Seventh St.
Los Angeles, CA 90021
Wednesday – Friday 8:30 a.m.-noon & 1:00-4:00 p.m.
213-891-2880

Neighborhood Legal Services
800-433-6251
Locations in Pacoima, El Monte, and Glendale

The following agencies offer low-cost assistance. Payment plans are available.
The Eviction Defense Network
1930 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 208
Los Angeles, CA 90057
Walk-ins: 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.
213-385-8112

BASTA
2500 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1050
Los Angeles, CA 90028
Monday – Friday, 10:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
213-736-5050

Free assistance preparing your answer to an eviction complaint:

Downtown Court
Shriver Project
111N. Hill St., #115
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Friday 9 a.m. – noon

LAFLA Self-Help Centers will help you fill out your answer to an eviction for free. The Self-Help Centers are located in the court where your eviction case is filed.

Inglewood Courthouse
Self-Help Center
1E. Regent St. Room 107
Inglewood, CA 90301
Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – noon & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 9:00 a.m. – noon

Long Beach Courthouse
Self-Help Center
275 Magnolia Ave. Room 3101
Long Beach,CA 90802
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. – noon

Santa Monica Courthouse
Self-Help Center
1725 Main St. Room 210
Santa Monica CA 90405
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. – noon

Torrance Courthouse
Self-Help Center
825 Maple Av., Room 160
Torrance, CA 90503
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:30 – 4:00 p.m.; Friday 8:30 a.m. – noon

The following Self-Help Centers are operated by Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County and can help you prepare an answer to your eviction:
Pasadena Self-Help Resource Center
300 E. Walnut St., Room 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday 8:00 a.m. – noon

Van Nuys Self-Help Center
6230 Sylmar Ave., Room 350
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. – noon

Chatsworth Self-Help Center
9425 Penfield Ave., Room 2501
Chatsworth, CA 91311
Monday – Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pomona Self-Help Center
400 Civic Center Plaza, Room 730
Pomona, CA 91766
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. – noon

Antelope Valley Self-Help Center
42011 4th St. West, Room 3700
Lancaster, CA 93534
Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Fridays 8:30 a.m. – noon


Family Law
The following agencies offer help in areas of family law including divorce, domestic violence, child abduction and child custody.
Harriett Buhai Center for Family Law
Mid-Wilshire Location – No walk-ins accepted
Appointments: Call for an appointment 213-388-7515
Mon 9 a.m. – noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., and Tue, Thur & Fri 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Services: All types of family law
Guidelines: No representation, low-income
Cost: Donations requested

Levitt & Quinn Family Law Center
1557 Beverly Blvd. (about 1 mile west of the downtown courthouse)
Los Angeles, CA 90025
213-482-1800 (for Information)
Appointments: Walk-Ins accepted on Thursdays at noon & Fridays 8:30 a.m. First-coma, first-served; Arrive early as only 4-8 applicants are accepted each Thursday and Friday
Services: Most types of family law and adoption
Guidelines: For low to modest income
Cost: Initial orientation/consultation fee $50, sliding scale thereafter based on Income/assets (money order or credit/debit card only). Services are not free.

Los Angeles Center for Law And Justice
1241 S. Soto Street, Suite 102
Los Angeles, CA 90023
323-980-3500
Appointments: Call for appointment
Services: Family law, guardianship, government benefits, immigration & teen cases
Cost: No fee for indigent clients

LACBA Domestic Violence Legal Services Project
Los Angeles Superior Court
111 N. HiII St.
Department 8, Room 245
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-624-3665 for information

L.A. Gay & Lesbian Center – Legal Service Dept.
1625 N. Schrader Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90028
323-993-7670 for general intake; 323-993-7673 for domestic violence
Appointments: Walk-in hours to make an appointment- Monday –Thursday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Friday 10:00 a.m. – noon
Services: Legal consults in most areas of law; specific services for domestic violence and anti-violence survivors; pro per project.

Center for the Pacific Asian Family
Domestic violence and sexual assault services
24-hour multi-language hotlines: 1-800-339-3940
Community Center (Co-located with Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles)
1102 Crenshaw Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90019
Services: Shelter, counseling, parenting, case management, job training

The following Self-Help Centers provide help with family law issues:

Pasadena Self-Help Resource Center
300 E. Walnut St.
Room 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Fridays 8:00 a.m. – noon

Community Legal Services Compton Domestic Violence Clinic
800-834-5001
Services: Family law, guardianship, housing and government benefits
Cost: Free to residents of service area who qualify
Domestic Violence Clinic
Compton (Compton Superior Courthouse)
200 W. Compton Blvd., Room 902
Compton, CA 90220
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 – 5:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Norwalk Self-Help Resource Center
12720 Norwalk Blvd., Room 104
Norwalk, CA 90650
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Fridays 8:00 a.m. – noon

Van Nuys Self-Help Center
6230 Sylmar Ave., Room 350
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pomona Self-Help Center
400 Civic Center Plaza, Room 730
Pomona, CA 91766
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 noon and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Antelope Valley Self-Help Center
42011 4th St. W, Room 3700
Lancaster, CA 93534
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Other Family Law Services Agencies:
Child Support Services Dept. (Mantenimiento de Niños) 866-901-3212
District Attorney – Child Abduction Unit (Unidad de Abduccion de Niño) 213-257-2677, 211 W. Temple St., Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90012
Alliance for Children’s Rights 213-368-6010


Guardianship
Long Beach Court Guardianship Program (Programa de Tutor legal) 562-491-5925
Alliance For Children’s Rights 3333 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 550 Los Angeles, CA 90010 213-368-6010
Services: Help children re: guardianship, foster care, dependency, emancipation, education, etc. No fee for services

Public Counsel Pro Per Guardianship Clinic
2nd Floor – Room 230
111 N. Hill St., Los Angeles, CA 90012
Appointments: Walk-ins Mon – Wed. 9:30 am -12:30 p.m. & 1:30 p.m.- 3:30 p.m.. Services: Guardianship of the Person and/or of the Estate
Cost: No Fee to those who qualify
Children’s Rights Project – Extension 500
213-685-2977 or 800-870-8090
Services: Legal assistance for children and youth up to 17 years of age: Guardianship, adoption, pregnant teens, terminally ill parents, mental health, government benefits and immigration for children.

Immigration Center for Women & Children
213-614-1165 Appointments Required
634 S. Spring St., Suite 727
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Cost: Sliding scale based on income & household size


Find Affordable Housing
City of Los Angeles Housing Resource Center 877-428-8844 or 877-724-4775


Housing Conditions/Living Conditions/Habitability
Housing Conditions Enforcement
LA County Health Dept. 888-700-9995
City of LA Housing Dept. 311
Call 411 for your city’s Code Enforcement Dept.
Los Angeles Department of Building & Safety (Comprobar la Estructura de Edificio) 323-260-3450
City of Long Beach Planning & Building Department (Comprobar la Estructura de Edificio) 562-570-2633
Los Angeles Health Department (Departamento de Salubridad) 888-700-9995
Long Beach Department of Health & Human Services (Departamento de Salubridad) 562-570-4132
California Department of Fair Employment & Housing 800-884-1684
Long Beach Fair Housing (Discriminacion/Acoso) 562-989-1206
Los Angeles Housing Authority (Subsidized Housing) Autoridad de Vivienda de Los Angeles) 213- 252-2500
Long Beach Housing Authority (Subsidized Housing) Autoridad de Vivienda de Long Beach) 562-570-6985
Inquilinos Unidos (United Tenants) 213-483-7497
Disabled Resource Center 562-427-1000
Fair Housing Foundation 562-989-1206
Advice for Landlords 213-384-4131


Housing Discrimination/Fair Housing
Housing Rights Center 800-477-5977
Fair Housing Counsel San Fernando Valley 818-373-1185
Department of Consumer and Business Affairs (Information Regarding Housing Rights) 800-593-8222


Immigration
Immigration Project 213-485-1872

Immigration Center for Women & Children
213-614-1165 Appointments Required
634 S. Spring St., Suite 727
Los Angeles, CA 90014
Cost: Sliding scale based on income & household size


Other Legal Aid Organizations
Asian Americans Advancing Justice (formerly the Asian Pacific American Legal Center) 888-349-9695
Services: Family law, housing and immigration

Bet Tzedek Legal Services 323-939-0506

Community Legal Services (Legal Aid Society of Orange County) 800-834-5001
Services: Family law, guardianship, housing and government benefits

Inland Counties Legal Services
San Bernardino Branch 800-677-4257
Riverside Branch 888-245-4257
Rancho Cucamonga Branch 800-977-4257
Indio Branch 800-226-4257
Victorville Branch 888-805-6455

Legal Aid Society of Orange County (serves all of Orange County and southeast Los Angeles County: Carson, Compton, Cudahy, Hollydale, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, South Gate, Walnut Park, Willowbrook, Artesia, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Cerritos, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Norwalk and Paramount)
800-834-5001 or 714-571-5200

Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles County 800-433-6251
Serves San Fernando, San Gabriel, Antelope valleys

Public Counsel 213-385-2977

Public Law Center
601 Civic Center Drive, West Santa Ana, CA 92701-4002
714-541-1010

Find a different California legal aid organization: http://lawhelpca.org/find-legal-help


Legal Information
Law Help California
Information about California’s legal system: www.courtinfo.ca.gov/selfhelp/
California Code/Law: www.leginfo.ca.gov/calaw.html
Legal Information, books, forms

LA Law Library
301 W. First St.
Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-785-2529
Monday 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Friday 8:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed
Branch locations throughout Los Angeles County


Mediation Services
Buena Fe Mediation Services 323-260-2855
Loyola Law School Conflict Resolution Center 213-736-1145

Los Angeles County Department of Consumer and Business Affairs 800-593-8222


Misconduct (Attorneys)
Attorney Misconduct/Mala Conducta De Abogado State Bar Of California (Barra de/ Estado de California) 800-843-9053
Outside of California (Fuera de California) 800-285-2221


Police Misconduct
National Lawyers Guild 310-313-3700
American Civil Liberties Union 213-977-9500


Private Attorney Referrals
LACBA Lawyer Referral & Information Service
866-762-7852 or 213-243-1525
Lawyer Referral Service of The Long Beach Bar Association
562-988-1122
Santa Monica Bar Association Lawyer Referral Service
310-581-5163
Lawyer Referral Service of the South Bay Bar Association
310-325-4200


Probate, Wills
Bet Tzedek Legal Services (wills only) 323-939-0506
Long Beach Court Probate Program 562-491-6234


Rent Control Enforcement
City of LA Housing Department 311 or 866-557-RENT (866-557-7368)
West Hollywood Rent Control 323-848-6450
Santa Monica Rent Control 310-458-8751


Self-Help Centers
Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles operates Self-Help Centers in the Inglewood, Long Beach, Santa Monica, and Torrance courthouses.

Other Self-Help Centers:
Resource Centers for Self-Represented Litigants
Los Angeles Superior Courthouse
111 N. Hill St., 4th Floor Room 426
Los Angeles, CA 90012

Pasadena Self-Help Resource Center
300 E. Walnut St.
Room 300
Pasadena, CA 91101
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Fridays 8:00 a.m. – noon

Community Legal Services Compton Domestic Violence Clinic
800-834-5001
Services: Family law, guardianship, housing and government benefits
Cost: Free to residents of service area who qualify
Domestic Violence Clinic
Compton (Compton Superior Courthouse)
200 W. Compton Blvd., Room 902
Compton, CA 90220
Hours: Monday-Thursday, 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 – 5:00 p.m., Friday 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Norwalk Self-Help Resource Center
12720 Norwalk Blvd., Room 104
Norwalk, CA 90650
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m. – noon and 1:00 – 4:00 p.m., Fridays 8:00 a.m. – noon

Van Nuys Self-Help Center
6230 Sylmar Ave., Room 350
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Pomona Self-Help Center
400 Civic Center Plaza, Room 730
Pomona, CA 91766
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 noon and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Antelope Valley Self-Help Center
42011 4th St. W, Room 3700
Lancaster, CA 93534
Hours: Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m., Fridays 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.


Shelters
The following agencies may be able to refer you to appropriate shelter resources.
Los Angeles County Information on Health and Social Services 211 or 800-339-6993
If you are hearing impaired, dial 711 and ask to be connected to 211

Long Beach Multi-Service Center (Shelter Referral Service)
1301 W. 12th St.
Long Beach, CA 90813
562-570-4500
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Shelter Hotline 800-548-6047
1736 Family Crisis Center: 213-745-6434, 213-222-1237, 310-370-5902, 310-379-3620, 562-388-7652
Haven House 424-293-2259
Jenesse Center 800-479-7328
Center for Pacific Asian Family 800-339-3940
House of Ruth 877-988-5559
Interval House, Long Beach/Orange County 562-594-4555
Long Beach Rescue Mission
(Emergency Shelter)
1430 Pacific Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
562-591-1292
Long Beach Winter Shelter (Open November – March 15) 562-423-2500
Rainbow Services, San Pedro, 310-547-9343
Su Casa, Long Beach and Lakewood, 562-402-4888
WomenShelter Long Beach, Long Beach, 562-437-4663
Jordan’s Transitional Shelter (Emergency Shelter for Families) Compton, CA
877-439-3448
New Image Emergency Shelter (Emergency Shelter) Long Beach, CA
562-983-7289
Salvation Army-Bell Shelter (Emergency Shelter)
5600 Rickenbacker Road
Bell, CA 90201
323-263-1206
Animal Safety Net (temporary shelter for pets of domestic violence survivors in shelter) 888-527-7722


Small Claims
Small Claims Basics
Small Claims Advisor Branch Locations and Hours:

Van Nuys
14340 Sylvan St.
Van Nuys, CA 91401
Mon., Tue., & Thursday 8:30 a.m – noon
1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p. m.

Downey
7500 Imperial Highway
Downey, CA 90242
Tuesday/Thursday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Inglewood
1 E. Regent St, Room 620
Inglewood, CA 90301
Tuesday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Alhambra
150 Commonwealth Ave., Rm. 418
Alhambra, CA 91801
Monday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. – noon & 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.

Lancaster
601 W. Lancaster Blvd.
Lancaster, CA 93534
Friday 10:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Small Claims Advisor Main Office:
Department of Consumer and Business Affairs Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration
500 W. Temple St., Room B-96
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.


Social Services
Information, Food Banks, and Shelter Referral: 211
INFOLINE (Linea de Información) 800-339-6993
INFOLINE TDD 800-600-4026
Long Beach Multi-Service Center 562-570-4500 (Shelter Referral Service)
American Red Cross 562-595-6341 or 800-540-2000
Boys & Girls Town of Southern California 562-427-1155
Long Beach Rescue Mission, Lydia House/Samaritan House 562-591-1292
Catholic Charities 213-251-3400
The Salvation Army Family Service & Bell Shelter 562-591-2830
Emergency Cold Weather Services 800-548-6047
Lutheran Social Service 562-599-1321


Utility Assistance Programs
Home Energy Assistance Program (Programa de Ayuda de Energia de Casa) 800-433-4327
Southern California Edison 800-447-6620
The Gas Company 800-427-2200


Veterans
To see what services Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles offers to Veterans, click here.
Los Angeles County Veterans Administration 213-765-9680
Veterans Administration-Long Beach Office 562-826-8000
County of Los Angeles Information Regarding Health and Social Services 211
City of Los Angeles Information Regarding Health and Social Services 311
Senior Center (Centro para los Anclanos) 562-570-3500

Office Locations

We also have three Domestic Violence Clinics, located at the Superior Courthouse in downtown Los Angeles, the Santa Monica Courthouse and the Long Beach Courthouse.

LAFLA operates four Self-Help Legal Access Centers located in the Inglewood, Long Beach, Santa Monica and Torrance courthouses.