Community Legal Resources

The following legal resources for the public are provided by the organizations posting them, and are not endorsed or reviewed for accuracy by the ACBA or Legal Access Alameda.



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Alameda County

The Alameda County Self-Help Center is located at:

Hayward Hall of Justice
24405 Amador Street, 1st Floor (Department 501)

Hours: 8:30 a.m. – noon

For additional information, call the Self-Help Center: 510-272-1393*

*Messages may be left Monday through Thursday from 2PM – 4PM, but do to high call volume we recommend that you go in person.

Visit the court’s website to learn more about the legal resources available to you when representing yourself in court:

Legal Services Agencies

The following agencies are recipients of the State Bar of California’s Legal Services Trust Fund Program operating within Alameda County. For comprehensive information about legal services provides throughout the state of California, please visit

Bay Area Legal Aid
California Indian Legal Services
Centro Legal de la Raza
Disability Rights Education and Defense Fund
East Bay Community Law Center
Family Violence Law Center
Homeless Action Center
Impact Fund
Insight Center
Legal Assistance for Seniors
National Center for Youth Law

Legal Services Directory

The Alameda County Bar Association Volunteer Legal Services Corporation (VLSC) is pleased to present the tenth edition of the Alameda County Legal Services Directory, which lists 126 legal and community service agencies. This Directory was produced by VLSC in cooperation with the community agencies represented in this Directory. 

2016 Legal Services Directory

Local Court Contact Information