Youth Justice and Education referrals

Youth Justice and Education Referrals

For support with school discipline defense:  

Bay Area Legal Aid – Youth Justice Unit 

Phone: (510) 250-5277 



Legal Services for Children 

Phone: (415) 863-3762 



For support with special education: 

Disability Rights, Education and Defense Fund (DREDF) 

Phone: 510.644.2555 


Disability Rights California – Youth Practice Group 

Phone: 1-800-776-5746 (intake line closed on Wednesdays) 



For support with civil rights in schools:  

U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights (San Francisco Office) 

Phone: 415-486-5555 



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