Changing Lives, Transforming Communities

A Steadfast Advocate for Individuals, Families & Communities Throughout Los Angeles County

Our Mission

Through a combination of individual representation, high impact litigation and public policy advocacy, NLSLA combats the immediate and long-lasting effects of poverty and expands access to health, opportunity, and justice in Los Angeles’ diverse neighborhoods.

Our Impact

NLSLA provides free legal assistance to more than 150,000 individuals and families throughout Los Angeles County every year. Our advocates specialize in areas of the law that disproportionately impact people living in poverty, including affordable housing and eviction defense, access to public benefits, support for domestic violence survivors and their children access to healthcare, worker and consumer rights, as well as employment and training.

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