“To promote social justice and advance basic human rights for vulnerable people in our community.”
Working for Justice. Helping the People Who Need it Most.
FOR OVER 50 YEARS…
Legal Aid of Sonoma County has helped people in times of crisis.
We serve financially challenged families and children, youth, the elderly, people with disabilities, employees, veterans, immigrants and victims of domestic violence.
When facing legal proceedings, vulnerable residents turn to us for help–often when there is nowhere else to turn.
We assist with civil legal issues like eviction, domestic violence, employment discrimination, illness and many more.
Helping Local Residents Build Safer, Healthier, More Stable Lives
According to a landmark study by the Center for Community Solutions, civil legal aid has lasting impact.
Research points to results in in six key areas: financial stability, family stability, health stability, housing stability, educational stability and civic engagement.
Clients in the study reported widespread improvements in their lives due to the assistance they received from civil legal aid.
Legal aid makes a difference. Healthier, more economically stable residents lead to safer, healthier communities.
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Housing Stability: Over 400 People Kept Their Homes
Fire Survivors Received over $4 Million for Rebuilding
Over 500 Seniors & Children Were Kept Safe
Hot Line Calls Answered Every Year