Disaster Relief Information

Statewide Disaster Resources:

 

COVID-19

 

Court Information

The services and hours of many courts have been affected by COVID-19. Please call or visit your local court’s website to learn more.

 

 

Work/Employment Rights

Helplines for Work issues

Legal Aid at Work's Workers’ Rights Clinic provides low-income and unemployed people with confidential information about their legal rights related to work in California. They provide services in Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese, and can accommodate other languages.

Before calling, please read this FAQ

  • San Francisco: 866-864-8208

  • East Palo Alto: 866-864-8208

  • Watsonville: 831-722-2845

  • Santa Ana: 714-571-5200

  • San Diego: 619-260-7470

  • Sacramento: 916-905-5857

  • Berkeley/Oakland: 866-864-8208

  • Merced: 559-570-1200

  • Fresno: 559-570-1200

  • San Bernardino: 909-889-7328

  • Statewide Employment Rights Virtual Clinics during Coronavirus 

 

Employment Resources

Unemployment/Benefits

Housing

There are many local, state and national protections for housing for people impacted by COVID-19. In addition to the resources below, make sure to visit your county or city website or call 211 to see what local resources and programs are available to you.

 

If you are not sure what applies to you, please use our "Search for legal Help" tool to find legal aid programs in your area. They should be able to tell you what local programs and protections you are eligible for.

 

CDC Eviction Moratorium Order:

To be protected, qualified renters facing eviction should immediately provide a signed declaration to their landlords.

  • A PDF of the declaration form, to fill out and send your landlord

  • FAQ on the order

  • Form Assistant (a tool to help you understand if you qualify and generate a letter to send to your landlord)

California Housing Resources

 

Health/Insurance

 

 

Financial

 

 

 

Protection from Abuse

Utilities

 

 

 

Scams

 

General Resources

 

California Fire Disaster Resources 

Resources for Specific Fires 

General

 

For more information and online resources about disaster assistance and recovery, including information about crisis counseling, a guide to replacing lost legal documents, see LawHelpCA's disaster assistance information.

You can also find information about legal aid resources for natural disasters nationwide at disasterlegalaid.org.

**The legal aid community is currently coordinating legal assistance for fire victims throughout the state - more information available soon. Please check back here as we will be updating this page regularly.

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