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					                Free and Low-Cost Legal Assistance
Alameda County Legal Assistance
Wiley Manual Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Alameda County Bar Association- Lawyer Referral Service:
http://www.acbanet.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.contentdetail&id=8786
Lawyer Referral Service Brochure:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/LRSClientBrochure2007.pdf
Alameda County Bar Association- Volunteer Legal Services Corporation:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf
Alameda County Legal Services Directory:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/2007.Legal.Services.Directory.pdf
Bay Area Legal Aid- Alameda County: http://www.baylegal.org/offices/alameda/
Bay Area Legal Aid Legal Advice Hotline: http://www.baylegal.org/legal-advice-hotline
Lawyers in the Library (Oakland Public Library):
http://www.oaklandlibrary.org/services/lawyers.html
East Bay Community Law Center: http://www.ebclc.org/index.php
EBCLC Services: http://www.ebclc.org/whowehelp.php
Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach: http://www.apilegaloutreach.org/contact.html
Centro Legal de la Raza: http://www.centrolegal.org/en/contact_us/office_info.html

Bankruptcy/Credit Counseling
Consumer Credit Counseling Services of the East Bay: http://www.cccsebay.org/
Office Locations of the CCCSEB: http://www.cccsebay.org/Locations/index.asp
Debt Collection Defense- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Alameda County Bar Association VLSC- Bankruptcy/Debt Collection Defense Clinic:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf

Consumer Assistance
Alameda County District Attorney- Consumer Protection Division:
http://www.alcoda.org/offices/civil_division
Better Business Bureau of the Golden Gate & Northern California:
http://goldengate.bbb.org/WWWRoot/SitePage.aspx?site=99&id=a7666b7a-3dbf-47a8-
8b6a-5e0cfd43b1bc

Criminal Records’ Assistance
Criminal Record Remedies Clinics- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
East Bay Community Law Center- Clean Slate Clinic: http://www.ebclc.org/crc.php
Decriminalization of Poverty Project- Criminal Record Services:
http://www.epa.net/launch/epafls/download/expungement_resources/Crim%20Records-
%20GEN%20INFO%20-%203-31-05.doc?version_id=589526
Decriminalization of Poverty Project- Dismissal Expungements:
http://www.epa.net/launch/epafls/download/expungement_resources/Crim%20Records-
%20FAQ-%2003-31-05.doc

Domestic Violence Outreach & Shelters
Alameda County Family Justice Center: http://www.acfjc.org/files/englishbrochure.pdf
Alameda County Family Violence Law Center: http://www.fvlc.org/contact.html
Highland Domestic Violence Program:
http://www.acmedctr.org/supportdomestic.cfm?M1=2&M2=12&M3=0&P=12304
Alameda County Shelters:
http://www.dhs.ca.gov/ps/cdic/epic/fvrefer/alameda.htm#shelters

Family Law Assistance
Family Law Clinic- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Family Law Judgments- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Divorce Clinic- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Dissolution Clinic- Alameda County Bar Association VLSC:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf
Alameda County Family Law Facilitator (Child & Spousal Support):
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/selfhelp/Family%20Law/facilitator.html
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/divs/family/Family%20Law%20Facilitators%20
%28English%29.pdf
Alameda County Department of Child Support Services: www.acgov.org/css/index.shtml
http://www.acgov.org/css/services.shtml
Alameda County Family Law Help Centers (Child Support):
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/divs/family/helpcenter.shtml
Family Violence Law Center: http://www.fvlc.org/contact.html

Guardianship Assistance
Guardianship Workshop- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Guardianship Clinic- Alameda County Bar Association VLSC:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf

Immigration Assistance
Immigration Clinic- Alameda County Bar Association VLSC:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf
International Institute of the East Bay: http://www.iieb.org/contact.htm

Juvenile Assistance
Alameda Social Service- Reporting Child Abuse:
www.alamedasocialservices.org/public/services/children_and_family/child_abuse.cfm

Landlord-Tenant Assistance
Landlords Clinic- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Low Income Landlord Clinic- Alameda County Bar Association VLSC:
http://www.acbanet.org/layouts/55/uploads/ACBA-VLSCbrochure2007.pdf
Low Income Eviction Project- Wiley Self-Help Center:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/WWM%20Schedule.pdf
Eviction Defense Center- Oakland: http://bapd.org/gev-on-1.html
Housing Rights, Inc.: http://www.housingrights.org/whatwedo/whatwedo.htm
Bay Area Legal Aid: http://www.baylegal.org/client-services/housing-preservation

Mortgage/Foreclosure Avoidance Assistance
HUD Approved Counseling Agencies-Oakland:
http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/hcc/hcs.cfm?searchstate=CA&filterLng=&filterSvc=&f
ilterMultiState=&searchName=&searchCity=oakland&searchZip=&searchService=&sear
chLang=&searchAffiliation=&webListAction=Search
Oakland Don’t Borrow Trouble Coalition:
http://www.oaklandnet.com/government/hcd/services/dbt.html
West Oakland Home Ownership Assistance Center: http://www.wohac.com/
90 Days of Hope: http://www.yourhome.ca.gov/hope/mortgage_flyer.pdf

Senior Assistance
Assistance & Access to the Courts for Seniors- Alameda County:
http://www.courtinfo.ca.gov/programs/equalaccess/documents/assistseniors-en.pdf
Alameda County Adult Protective Services:
http://www.alamedasocialservices.org/public/services/elders_and_disabled_adults/abuse/

Small Claims Assistance
Alameda County Small Claims Self-Help:
http://www.alameda.courts.ca.gov/courts/divs/small/Small_Claims_Legal_Advice.pdf

Victim Assistance
Alameda County District Attorney- Victim/Witness Assistance Program:
http://www.alcoda.org/victimwitness

				
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