The LGBTQ Center Long Beach, Legal Services Department

How to Receive Services (Intake)
Conduct an intake with Legal Services by calling 562-433-8595.

The Legal Services Department provides LGBTQ-specific, inclusive, and affirming legal assistance in the greater Long Beach area. Legal Services can conduct an intake with community members with any legal issue. We will work with you to determine a best fit for resources.

All Legal Services at The Center are FREE! Our resources are accessible through bi-lingual staff and interpreter services. Staff are trained on accessibility issues, including service provision to clients with limited English proficiency.

Email:

We receive many emails and calls. We recommend that you also call our Legal Services phone line at 562-433-8595. Legal Services will respond to you as soon as possible.

Please note that if you do not have access to a phone and/or are unable to leave a voicemail, please indicate this in your email to us.

We do not recommend emailing us with facts or information pertinent to your case as we are a department who exercises strict confidentiality.

Please note that emailing or calling Legal Services does not create an Attorney-Client relationship.
Address

2017 E. 4th Street
Long Beach, CA 90814-1001
United States

(562) 434-4455
Areas Served
Los Angeles County
Orange County
Who We Are

What we do:   

(1) Legal Services for Survivors/Victims of Any Crime

Legal Services can conduct an intake with community members to see whether they may be able to receive victims of crime legal assistance.  Legal Services provides direct holistic legal services to survivors/victims of any crime, including hate violence, domestic/intimate partner violence, sexual violence (including non-intimate partner sexual violence), stalking (including non-intimate partner stalking), elder abuse, assault, robbery, fraud, identity theft, family member or partner of homicide victim(s), human trafficking (including labor and sex trafficking), witnesses of violence, and other forms of violence/crimes.

If this is an emergency and you need to speak to someone immediately, please call the 24-Hour National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233. 

(2) LGBTQ-Inclusive Referrals and Specifically Tailored Legal Referrals

Legal Services can conduct an intake with community members to see whether they may be able to receive legal assistance.  We will work with you to determine a best fit for legal resources.  Legal Services can make referrals to local LGBTQ-friendly attorneys and low-cost legal resources.

(3) Volunteer Legal Clinic

Legal Services can conduct an intake with community members to see whether they may be able to receive a free consultation in our Legal Clinic.  In collaboration with local volunteer attorneys, we provide free confidential legal consultations with state-licensed attorneys on-site in a wide range of practice areas. Consultations are by appointment only.  During the appointment, clients can discuss any legal issue(s) they are experiencing and receive confidential advice. If the issue cannot be addressed during the Legal Clinic and/or if the issue cannot be resolved within the appointment time, Legal Services can make referrals to local LGBTQ-friendly attorneys and low-cost legal resources.

(4) Name and/or Gender Change Petition Assistance

Legal Services can conduct an intake with community members to see whether they may be able to receive Name and/or Gender Change Petition assistance.  If the issue cannot be resolved within the appointment time, our attorneys can make referrals to local LGBTQ-friendly attorneys and low-cost legal resources.  This service is provided by appointment only.

Accessibility
This organization is accessible by wheelchair and powerchair
All gender/gender neutral bathrooms available
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Organization Type
Legal Aid
Legal Issues
Spoken Languages
English
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