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Agency Name Phone Number Services For
Independent Living Resource Center


415-543-6768 (Chinese)

415-543-6743 (Spanish)

415-543-6743 (TTY)

All Disabilities

  • Information & referral Services-Help secure an attorney
  • Benefits Counselor-Issues such as applying for SSI
  • Housing Counselor
  • Peer Counseling
  • Transition from hospital to Alternative Living Arrangement
Deaf Counseling, Advocacy & Referral Agency (DCARA), San Leandro


Deaf Persons

  • Referrals to Law Center for the Deaf
  • Peer Counseling
  • Issues concerning Independent Living
  • Coping skills
Law Center for the Deaf


Deaf Persons

  • Discrimination based on disability of deafness
  • Simple Wills
  • Housing Issues
  • Can make referrals if unable to handle In-House
AIDS Legal Referral Panel


Persons with HIV

  • Family Law legal issues
  • Civil Tort legal issues
  • Wills, Bankruptcy, Credit
  • Insurance, HMO's
  • Employment concerns
  • Confidentiality matters
Family Caregiver Alliance


For families and caregivers of persons with disabilities
  • Legal Consultations
  • Fact sheets, Publications, Support Groups, Newsletter, Education
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society


Employment Issues for persons with Mental Health Issues. Ask for Claudia Center.
  • Give legal advice
  • Make legal referrals
Golden Gate Regional Center


Persons with Developmental Disabilities.  Must be client or eligible for assessment with the center.
  • Support for persons involved in legal system
  • Consultations with Attorneys and Judges to help them understand & be more aware of persons with Developmental Disabilities
Legal Assistance to the Elderly


Elderly Persons

  • Physical & financial abuse
  • Health Care
  • Tenant problems
  • Health Insurance
  • Powers of Attorney
  • SSI
  • Referrals if necessary
Legal Services for Children


Family Law Issues

Legal services for:

  • Guardianships, Emancipation, Restraining Orders, Dependency, Delinquency, Hearings arising Out of School Discipline, Special Education, Mental Health, Benefits, Immigration, etc.

  • Advice and referrals

  • Services to HIV affected families

  • Educational workshops & advice

Bay Area Legal Aid


General Legal Questions

Counseling & legal representation:

  • Information & referrals
  • Escaping Domestic Violence
  • Advice about Domestic Relations issues
  • Obtaining Public Benefits
  • Keeping your housing
  • Getting Health Care
  • Immigration issues
  • Workshops & training