Yes. When using the Hotline please use the menu to select your preferred language. If your language is not available, we partner with Ethnic Bridge to provide an interpreter for you.
Please call the Hotline for an official eligibility screening. Eligibility is dependent on a number of things:
- Income: Generally, clients must be at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline.
- Assets: For those between 125% and 200% of the Federal Poverty Guideline, an asset ceiling of $4,000 for an individual or $6,000 for a family of two is generally imposed.
- Area of Residence: We provide assistance to residents of Orange County and the following cities in Southeast Los Angeles County: Artesia, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Carson (some areas), Cerritos, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Hollydale, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, South Gate, Walnut Park and Willowbrook.
We serve all of Orange County. Through our office in Los Angeles, we also serve Artesia, Bell, Bell Gardens, Bellflower, Carson (some areas), Cerritos, Compton, Cudahy, Downey, Hawaiian Gardens, Hollydale, Huntington Park, Lynwood, Maywood, Norwalk, Paramount, South Gate, Walnut Park and Willowbrook.
Some of our programs may provide assistance to those outside of our service area.
We provide services in the areas of Family, Housing, Health, Safety & Protection, Economic Opportunity, and Immigration.
We provide support and representation on civil cases. We do not assist with criminal or business cases.
Yes, seniors in Orange County (60+) may qualify for assistance through our OC Senior Citizens Legal Advocacy Program. We also offer an Elder Abuse Clinic.
Unfortunately, due to limited resources, we are unable to provide same-day appointments.
Please contact 211OC for a list of various community services. If you are working with one of our staff attorneys they can also direct you to additional services.
We always welcome volunteers, pro bono attorneys, donations, and partnerships. Please call us at 714-571-5200 to speak with someone about how you can get involved. Thank you for your support!
Yes, we can refer you to an attorney through our Lawyer Referral Service. They can be reached at 714-571-5204.
Our offices are open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You can reach us on our Hotline Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to noon.
In compliance with the American Disabilities Act, we contract with a sign-language interpreting service for our hearing impaired clients. Interpreters can be scheduled in advance for office appointments.