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 nearly 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.

174,868

Angelenos who benefited from our services in 2023

21,065

clients helped to exercise their housing rights in 2023

54,215

people received legal assistance at a Self-Help Legal Access Center in 2023

2,568

clients helped to obtain healthcare access in 2023

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