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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.
Programs:CRLA is nationally recognized as a leader in farmworker and migrant service provision through community outreach, educational training and direct legal service.
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
Landlord/Tenant 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 October 5, 2016

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