Community Resources

Our civil rights team can address the the types of cases described here. If you are seeking assistance with the types of matters described below, we suggest you contact the resources that specialize in them directly. Please note that we can make no guarantees as to the cost or quality of their services and recommend that you vet them independently.

Counseling

Arab Cultural & Community Center (Arabic Available)
Website: www.arabculturalcenter.org/index.php/social-services/therapy-counseling

Connections: A Counseling Center Affirming Spirituality and Diversity
Website: www.connectionscenter.org/connect/contact-us

Muslim Community Association
Website: www.mcabayarea.org/islamic-counseling

Disability Services

Disability Rights Education & Defense Fund
Website: www.dredf.org/contact

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley
Website: www.lawfoundation.org/contact.asp

Disability Rights California
Website: www.disabilityrightsca.org

Domestic Violence

Asian Law Alliance
Phone: 408.287.9710

Narika
Website: www.narika.org/contact/

Next Door Solutions to Domestic Violence
Website: www.nextdoor.org/contact/

North American Islamic Shelter for the Abused
Website: www.asknisa.org/contact.html

Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley
Website: www.probonoproject.org/contact/

YWCA of Silicon Valley
Website: www.ywca-sv.org/programs/SN/

Family Law

Aeschleman Law
Website: www.aeschlemanlaw.com/

Consilium Law, LLP
Phone: 408.638.7290

Dependency Advocacy Center
Website: www.sccdac.com/

Family Law Facilitator – Superior Court, Contra Costa County
Website: www.cc-courts.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=Page.viewPage&pageId=6766

Law Office of Victor Hwang
Website: www.roninlawyer.com/

Pro Bono Project of Silicon Valley
Website: www.probonoproject.org/contact/

Santa Clara County Bar Association
Website: www.sccba.com/?lrs

Self-Help Family – Superior Court, Santa Clara
Website: www.scscourt.org/self_help/family/family_help.shtml

San Francisco Bar Association
Website: www.sfbar.org/lawyerreferrals/family-lawyers.aspx

Homelessness

Project Homeless Connect’s Every Day Connect (EDC)
Phone: 1.855.588.7968

Coalition on Homelessness
Phone: 415.346.3740

Homeless Advocacy Project
Phone: 415.575.3130 or Toll Free 1.800.405.4427

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415.543.9444

San Francisco Homeless Resource Wiki
Website: www.sfhomeless.wikia.com/wiki/San_Francisco_Homeless_Resource

Immigration

Arab Resource & Organizing Center
Website: www.araborganizing.org/our-work/immigration-general-program-info/services-offered/

Asian Americans Advancing Justice-Asian Law Caucus
Website: www.advancingjustice-alc.org/what-we-do/immigrant-rights

Asian Law Aliance
Phone: 408.287.9710

Catholic Charities
Website: www.catholiccharitiesusa.org/find-help/

Immigration Advocates Network
Website: www.immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/

International Institute of the Bay Area
Website: www.iibayarea.org/

Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area
Phone: 415.543.9444
Email: info@lccr.com

Muslim Community Association
Website: www.mcabayarea.org/social-services/legal-clinic

Pangea Legal Services
Website: www.pangealegal.org/contact/

SIREN
Phone: 408.453.3003

Landlord/Tenant

Fair Housing Law Project
Website: www.lawfoundation.org/ourteam.asp

Legal Aid Society of Santa Clara County
Website: www.legalaidsociety.org/contact.html

Public Benefits

Asian Americans for Community Involvement
Website: www.aaci.org

Bay Area Legal Aid
Website: www.baylegal.org/get-help/how-to-get-help/

East Bay Community Law Center
Website: www.ebclc.org/practice-groups.php#benefits

Santa Clara Law Group
Website: www.santaclaralawgroup.com/practice-areas/social-security-disability/

Wills & Trusts

Ahmed Shaikh, Attorney at Law
Website: www.ahmedshaikh.com

Ellahie & Farooqui, LLP
Website: www.eflawfirm.com

Blackwell, Santaella & Jahangiri, LLP
Website: www.blackwellsantaellalaw.com/

The Law Offices of Rabea Y. Chaudhry
Website: www.ryclaw.com

Zakat

Muslim Community Association
Email: zakah@mcabayarea.org

Rahima Foundation
Website: www.rahima.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=89&Itemid=118

South Bay Islamic Association
Website: www.sbia.net/zakat

Yaseen Foundation
Email: zakat@yaseen.org

Other Legal Resources

American Bar Association Pro Bono Referrals
Website: apps.americanbar.org/legalservices/probono/directory/california.html

Bay Area Legal Aid
Website: www.baylegal.org/get-help/how-to-get-help/

Law Help California
Website: www.lawhelpca.org

Muslim Community Association
Website: www.mcabayarea.org/social-services/legal-clinic

South Asian Bar Association of Northern California
Website: www.southasianbar.org/committees/pro-bono-committee