Legal Services for Seniors
LAS provides free legal services to seniors throughout Alameda County, including free legal advice and information, representation in court and administrative hearings, referrals to other community resources, and community education and training on legal issues.
Our main areas of legal service:
- Elder Abuse >>
- Guardianship of Minor Children >>
- Public Benefits >>
- Health Law >>
- Legal Services for Immigrants >>
- Conservatorships >>
- Housing >>
The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) is a volunteer supported program that helps Medicare beneficiaries of any age make informed choices and provides advocacy when their health care benefits and rights are threatened or denied.
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LAS staff and volunteers travel to senior residences, senior and disability centers, community centers and faith-based organizations throughout Alameda County to speak about legal and healthcare-related issues important to seniors.
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Quick Links to Other Agencies
Eden I&R is a nonprofit agency committed to linking Alameda County families and individuals to the full range of community resources available to them.
* While LAS is committed to serving seniors and other persons in need, LAS is not a primary responder. In situations that require immediate medical, police or emergency services intervention, please call 911 for assistance.