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We have a strong commitment to holistic legal aid for low-income residents. Community Legal Aid SoCal promotes equal access to the justice system through advocacy, self-help services, community education, legal counseling and representation. We provide free, high-quality civil legal services to society’s most vulnerable members, whose human rights and basic needs are jeopardized and for whom significant barriers to justice exist.

Defending civil liberties and protecting equal access to justice since 1958

Making an Impact for the Homeless Population of Orange CountyJun. 17, 2019

The lawsuits brought by CLA SoCal and other nonprofit entities have had a tangible impact on the homeless population of Orange County, California. As a result of Court orders, cities are opening new shelters and looking for new ways to provide sustainable, long-term housing options for their lowest-income residents. CLA SoCal’s efforts have ensured that the rights of thousands of mentally and physically disabled residents who lack stable shelter will be taken into account when cities provide programs and services to ameliorate homelessness. ...Read More