211: 2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services. 211 operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week with multi-lingual capabilities.
Alameda County Bar Association, Lawyer Referral Service & Volunteer Legal Service: (510) 302-2222 ext. 2 - https://www.acbanet.org/ -- For a $35 fee, collected at intake, you will be given a consultation of up to 30 minutes with an attorney and contact information for two attorneys qualified to represent you.
Alameda County Immigration Legal and Education Partnership (ACILEP): (510-241-4011) ACILEP provides legal services, know your rights education and rapid response services when there is an immigration enforcement action in Alameda County.
Alameda Housing Authority: The Housing Authority is the City's Program Administrator for the Rent Review, Rent Stabilization and Limitations on Evictions Ordinance. 510-747-4346 - www.alamedarentprogram.org
Bay Area Legal Aid: (800) 551-5554- http://www.baylegal.org/offices/alameda/ -- “BayLegal is committed to providing meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client's location, language or disability.” Bay Area Legal Aid is free to those who qualify.
Eviction Defense Center: (510) 452-4541 http://evictiondefense.org -- for tenants facing eviction or landlord-tenant issues.
Echo Housing: (888) 887-ECHO (3246) - http://www.echofairhousing.org/ -- ECHO’s Tenant/Landlord Counseling Program provides information to tenants and landlords. Additionally, ECHO has trained mediators to assist in resolving housing disputes. For information on Alameda County’s Mandatory Rent Mediation Notification and Rent Mediation Services email them at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family Violence Law Center (FVLC): (510) 208-0220 - http://fvlc.org/ -- Family Violence Law Center is a non-profit organization serving family violence victims and their children throughout Alameda County. If you or someone you know is being abused, please call their crisis line: (800) 947-8301. FVLC does not charge for their services, but they do accept donations.
Lawyers in the Library Program: (510) 757-7713 -- Alameda Free Library hosts volunteer attorneys on the first Wednesday of the month who provide free consultation and referrals on a wide variety of issues including landlord tenant disputes, probate matters, employment problems, and other general consumer issues.
Legal Assistance for Seniors (LAS): (510) 832-3040 http://www.lashicap.org/ -- LAS provides free legal information, representation in court and administrative hearings, referrals to other community resources, and community education and training on legal issues. Additionally, LAS provides legal assistance to seniors 60 and older at the Mastick Senior Center on the third Monday of the month between 1 and 3 PM. For an appointment at Mastick call (510) 747-7506.
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