• Legal Services of Northern California

    Providing legal assistance to the most vulnerable in our communities.

    Our Mission

    The mission of Legal Services of Northern California is to provide quality legal services to empower the poor to identify and defeat the causes and effects of poverty within our community, efficiently utilizing all available resources.

    Our Work

    LSNC assists thousands of low income and vulnerable Californians facing civil legal challenges. Through our eight field offices, our advocates assist the most vulnerable in the areas of safe and affordable housing, public benefits, education, health, and civil rights.

    Who We Help

    LSNC assists thousands of low income households and vulnerable populations (seniors, disabled, etc.) in 23 Northern California counties. Our works ensures that thousands of families can keep a roof over their head, food on their tables, and access to health care.

  • Organization Statistics

    From 2019 annual report

    23 counties

    Counties in service area


    Field offices


    Total cases completed (2019)


    Cases assisting veterans (2019)


    Cases assisting senior citizens (2019)


    Cases involving domestic violence (2019)