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California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.

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General Agency Information
Name:California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc.
Alternate Name(s):Asistencia Legal Rural de California
Address:21 Carr Street
Watsonville, CA  95076
Driving Directions
Primary Phone:831-724-2253
Fax Number:831-724-7530
Description:Intake on Tuesdays 3:00 to 6:30 pm (drop-in)

SANTA CRUZ office:
1740 17th Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA 95062
Intake on Mondays only
Time: 11-2pm; 3-6pm (drop-in)
(831) 688-6535

Private, non-profit law office which provides free legal services to low income persons in the areas of housing, foreclosures, fair housing, public benefits (Cal-WORKS, General Assistance, Food Stamps, Medi-Cal, Unemployment, State Disability, SSI, etc.), access to education for public school students (including school discipline and special education placement disputes). CRLA assists workers with labor-related problems including wage claims and employment discrimination.

Oficina no lucrativa de leyes que provee servicios legales gratuitos a personas de bajos ingresos en los areas de vivienda, ejecucion hipotecaria, beneficios publicos (Cal-WORKS, Asistencia General, Estampillas de Alimentacion, Medi-Cal, Desempleo, Incapacidad del Estado, SSI, etc.), acceso a educacion para estudiantes de las escuelas publicas (incluso defensa contra expulsion de la escuela y disputas sobre servicios de educacion especial). Nuestra oficina ayuda a trabajadores con problemas relacionados con el trabajo, por ejemplo, discriminacion y reclamos por sueldos.

ELIGIBILITY: Low income Santa Cruz County residents aged 54 and under (persons 55+ should go to Senior Citizens Legal Services). Emergency walk-ins acceptable. Eligible persons may call anytime for telephone advice on housing related matters.

ELEGIBILIDAD: Residentes de muy bajos ingresos del Condado de Santa Cruz que tienen menos que 55 anos de edad (personas con 55+ anos deben dirigirse a las oficinas de Senior Citizens Legal Services). Se puede acudir a la oficina en casos de emergencia. Personas elegibles pueden hablar todos los dias para consejo telefonico sobre asuntos de vivienda.
Mission:To fight for justice and individual rights alongside the most exploited communities of our society.
Languages other than English:Can Arrange for Others
Accommodations for Disabled:Wheelchair Access
Public Transportation:Available Within One Block
Eligibility:See Description Notes
Areas Served:Santa Cruz County
Physical Location:Watsonville
Subject Headings
 Disability Insurance
Educational Programs
Educational Support Services
Eviction Assistance
Foreclosure Assistance
Government Agencies
Health Care Advocacy Groups
Health Care Referrals
Housing Discrimination Assistance
Legal Counseling
Legal Representation
Legal Services
Low Income
Outreach Programs
Private Nonprofits
Public Assistance Issues
Public Awareness/Education
Social Security Disability
Social Security Recipients
Special Education Advocacy
TANF Recipients
Unemployment Insurance
This record last modified July 31, 2014

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