Legal assistance

The providers below are valuable sources of information and support for individuals seeking legal assistance. Navigating the legal system can be challenging, the providers in this list can help you access legal aid, understand your rights, and find guidance on various legal matters. Your journey to legal clarity and justice begins here. If you need additional assistance call 2-1-1 or visit







Administrative Resource CenterN/AN/AN/AN/AFind Legal Help ►
Alameda County Family Justice Center
470 27th St. 
Mon.  - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.(510) 267-8800After-hours availability, appointments, and free transportation vouchers provided as needed
American Immigration Lawyers AssociationN/AN/AN/AIntake Form 
Bay Area Legal Aid
1735 Telegraph Ave.
Mon. - Thu.
Mon. & Thu.: 9:30 a.m. 3 p.m.
Tue. & Wed.: 9:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
(800) 551-5554 
California Department of Social ServicesN/AN/AN/AN/AContact ►
East Bay Community Law Center
2921 Adeline St.
Mon. - Fri. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.(510) 548-4040Second Location: 2001 Center St., Berkeley
Eviction Defense Center
350 Frank Ogawa Plaza, Ste. 703
Mon. - Thu.9 a.m. - noon & 2 - 5 p.m.(510) 452-4541 
Family Court & Law FacilitatorLiveChatMon. - Thur.9 a.m. - noon(510) 272-1393 
Homeless Action Center
2601 San Pablo Ave. 
Mon. - Thu. 
1 - 5 p.m.
(510) 695-2260 
Lawyer in the Library
Phone service
  (510) 881-7980Coordinated by Hayward Library
This community resource information is part of the Community Resource Guide maintained by librarians at the Hayward Public Library, To update information or suggest further resources, email