Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles - Santa Monica Office


1640 5th St., Suite 124
Santa Monica, CA 90401
United States

Areas Served
Los Angeles County
Who We Are

For 85 years, Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles (LAFLA) has been the frontline law firm for low-income people in Los Angeles.  LAFLA is committed to promoting access to justice, strengthening communities, fighting poverty, and effecting systemic change through representation, advocacy, and community education.  LAFLA's more than 120 staff provide a comprehensive range of free legal assistance including defending against unjust evictions, obtaining orders of protection, custody of children and key immigration relief to stabilize vulnerable families, obtaining critical government benefits and medical care, fighting wrongful terminations and wage theft, protecting Veterans and their families, and helping to access and maintain affordable housing.  LAFLA has six offices, 3 courthouse-based family law/domestic violence clinics, Self-Help Legal Access Centers located in 4 courthouses, and conducts community clinics and outreach in locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area.

This organization is funded by the Legal Services Corporation
This organization is accessible by wheelchair and powerchair
This organization provides access aids for people who are deaf or hard of hearing
Community Groups
Medicaid Eligible
Mentally Ill
Over 60
Person living with HIV/AIDS
Person with Disabilities
Related to person living with HIV/AIDS
Survivor of Domestic Violence
U.S. Citizen or Documented Immigrant
Under 18
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Organization Type
Legal Aid
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