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A Steadfast Advocate for Individuals, Families & Communities Throughout Los Angeles County
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.
NLSLA provides free legal assistance to more than 160,000 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, and worker and consumer rights, as well as employment and training.
Angelenos who benefited from our services in 2022
clients helped to exercise their housing rights in 2022
people received legal education and assistance at a Self-Help Legal Access Center
clients helped to obtain healthcare access in 2022