Founded in 1958, provides crisis legal needs, including family violence, protection of abuse, and housing. HQ in Santa Rosa.
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Primary geographic focus: Bay Area, Northern California
Organization Type: Provider
LAAC Membership Type: Members
Lists: IOLTA-Funded, IOLTA Field Programs
Tags: Children, Domestic Violence, Housing: Eviction, Housing: Landlord-Tenant

Legal Aid of Sonoma County assists with a range of crisis needs, including family violence issues (domestic violence and civil harassment restraining orders), child abuse and neglect issues (protective guardianships for children) and low-income housing issues (eviction and habitability complaints). All Legal Aid services are offered in English and Spanish.

Legal Aid of Sonoma County operates four primary programs through its Crisis Legal Advocacy Center:

  • SAFE (services for domestic violence victims)
  • C.A.P.P. (services for child abuse and neglect victims)
  • HOME (habitability and eviction services), and a
  • Legal Services Referral Program (LSRP)

Founded in 1958 and incorporated in 1983 as a private non profit, Legal Aid provides crisis legal services to low-income families and children.

Legal Aid of Sonoma County


News Story

Novato landlord charged with price gouging as prosecutors scour for cases after fires

Kevin Fixler
The Press Democrat
April 18, 2018
Legal Aid of Sonoma County comments on the issue of housing in Novato, as landlords are illegally raising rent prices over 10% after the Northern wildfires.

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Sonoma County is experiencing a second wave of fire victims: renters

KTVU (San Francisco/Bay Area)
November 17, 2017
The heartache of the North Bay fires continue, this time for local tenants who are facing eviction from their rented homes.

News Story

Sonoma County housing, homeless and legal services brace for budget cuts under President Trump’s plan

The Press Democrat
March 16, 2017
In Sonoma County, residents are bracing themselves for a decline in services for housing, health care, elderly care, and legal aid.

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