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If you are experiencing an emergency, call 911.

To seek legal advice or representation, please call us one of our offices to speak with legal intake staff. Bilingual staff are available to help you, please inform our receptionists of your preferred language.

When you call, we will conduct a legal intake with you over the phone to learn more about your situation and legal needs. The information you share with us is kept confidential and will never be shared with third parties, except with your explicit and written permission. As the caller, you must be the person seeing legal assistance/representation. We will not be able to answer your questions or assist you if you are calling on behalf of someone who is not present at the call.

San Francisco Office

1121 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94103
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(415) 567-6255

Oakland Office

310 8th Street, Suite 308,
Oakland CA 94607
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(510) 251-2846

Our Mission

It is our mission to provide culturally competent and linguistically appropriate legal representation, social services, and advocacy for the most marginalized segments of the community including low-income women, seniors, recent immigrants, and youth. With offices in Oakland and San Francisco, our work is focused in the areas of violence against women and family law, immigration and immigrant rights, senior law and elder abuse prevention, disability rights, anti-human trafficking, youth violence prevention, affordable housing preservation and tenants’ rights, and other social justice issues.

Save the Date!

October 4, 2019 | Mission Bay Conference Center

API Legal Outreach will host its annual dinner at the Mission Bay Conference Center at UCSF to celebrate 44 years of dedicated service to our communities in need. We hope you will join us for this special night!

Like us on Facebook  to get updates on the event. If you would like to become a sponsor of this event, please contact us

What we do

Housing

API Legal Outreach works on behalf of vulnerable tenants and homeowners to prevent homelessness and preserve affordable housing. We provide eviction defense, foreclosure prevention, and mortgage fraud assistance. For assistance please call our Oakland or San Francisco offices or refer to our ongoing clinic schedule.

Elder Law and Disability Rights

API Legal Outreach provides legal services to seniors and people with disabilities throughout the Greater Bay Area. Service areas include: public benefits maintenance and appeals, abuse prevention and intervention, wills and trusts, estate planning, consumer fraud, conservatorships, planning for long-term care, and tax controversies. For assistance please call our Oakland or San Francisco offices.

Immigration

API Legal Outreach provides assistance in the following areas: Disability and fee waivers, VAWA waivers, U- and T-visas, asylum, complex adjustment of status, DACA renewal, FOIA requests, removal defense for unaccompanied minors and those in removal proceedings, and information and referrals for undocumented persons. For assistance please call our Oakland or San Francisco offices or refer to our on going clinic schedule.

Human Trafficking

API Legal Outreach assists survivors of trafficking from Asia, the Pacific Islands, Africa, Latin America, and Europe. We work to assist clients in the following areas: immigration status, accessing public benefits, preserving rights, advocating for restitution in criminal and civil proceedings, and helping individuals to gain skills and knowledge for life after being trafficked. For assistance please call our Oakland or San Francisco offices.

Additional information can be found at endtrafficking.org

Domestic Violence and Family Law

API Legal Outreach provides multilingual and multicultural services to survivors of domestic or family violence. We provide legal consultation and representation in family and immigration law matters including: restraining orders, protection plans, divorce/annulment, child custody, child and spousal support, and division of assets/debts. For assistance please call our Oakland or San Francisco offices.

Youth Advisory Council

The Youth Advisory Council (YAC) is a group of high school aged youth from the East Bay and San Francisco who seek to break the silence about dating violence, sexual harassment, domestic violence, and sexual assault within the API community.

Additional information can be found at thatsnotlove.org

2019 General Legal Clinics

East Bay

310 8th St, Ste 308,
Oakland CA 94607

Every 3rd Wednesday of the month. By appointment only; please call our Oakland office to make an appointment.

San Francisco

100 McAllister St, 3rd Floor,
San Francisco CA 94102

Every 4th Wednesday of the month. By appointment only; please call our San Francisco office to make an appointment.

Daly City

2121 Junipero Serra Blvd,
Daly City CA 94014

Every last Tuesday of the month.
No appointment necessary.

2019 Housing Clinics

San Francisco

55 Columbus Avenue,
San Francisco CA 94111

1st, 3rd, and last Tuesday of the month. No appointment necessary.

East Bay

3022 International Blvd, Ste 410,
Oakland CA 94601

Every Tuesday.
No appointment necessary

Donate & Support API Legal Outreach

Thank you for supporting API Legal Outreach. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowable by law.
Our FEIN is 94-2583284.

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Employment

We are constantly adding new job listings, so if you do not see a position that suits you, please check again later. For inquiries please contact jobs@apilegaloutreach.org

Volunteer

If you are interested in volunteering with API Legal Outreach, please e-mail your resume and interests to volunteer@apilegaloutreach.org

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