The East Bay Community Law Center provides free legal services to eligible East Bay clients. Specific service criteria vary by subject matter and change over time, so please contact the office with any specific questions.
EBCLC cannot provide legal information or advice via email. Please contact us during regular intake hours to determine eligibility for services.
In general, EBCLC serves individuals living at or below 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. The guidelines change every year, but the following monthly incomes are rough estimates for a household of:
Primarily northern Alameda County, in the cities of:
For some types of cases we serve all of Alameda and Contra Costa counties.
Types of Cases
- Community Economic Development
Please see our What We Do page for a fuller description of our services in these areas.
Types of Assistance
- Information and referral
- Consultation and advice
- Full representation in administrative or judicial proceedings
- Case management
EBCLC does not discriminate in the provision of services to individuals or groups. Approximately 55% of EBCLC clients are African American, 20% are European American, 12% are Asian American, 7% are Latino, and 6% are of other ethnicities.