Resources

Bar Association of San Francisco's Lawyer Referral and Information Service

Professional organization providing referral to private attorneys. Not a free service, but nominal referral fee will get client a 30 minute consultation on a variety of legal issues.

Bar Association of San Francisco's Volunteer Legal Services Program

Professional organization providing free legal advice and referral clinics on a monthly basis.

Bay Area Legal Aid (BALA)

Non-profit organization which provides free civil legal services for low-income bay area residents. Site provides information on accessing services.

California Department of Consumer Affairs

State agency which licenses a number of professions and vocations. Site provides information regarding filing complaints and useful consumer information

California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform (CANHR)

Non-profit organization which provides information and advocacy regarding nursing home and long-term care issue.

City & County of San Francisco / Department of Aging & Adult Services

Gateway to a wide variety of free and low cost services offered by the City and County of San Francisco and its non-profit contractors

City & County of San Francisco, Residential Rent Stabilization and Arbitration Board

A wide variety of information for tenants and landlords.

Law Help California

Statewide website for nonprofit legal services. Site Includes substantive legal information, referrals and links to judicial council forms

San Francisco Tenants Union

Membership organization for San Francisco tenants. Site provides substantive legal information on tenant issues

State Bar of California

Organization which licenses all California attorneys. Site provides useful consumer information and contact information regarding individual attorneys.