| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance

  • Location:
    615 California Ave
    Bakersfield, CA 93304
  • Phone:
    (661) 325-5943
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (661) 325-4482
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Greater Bakersfield Legal Assistance is a nonprofit organization that provides free legal services in civil matters to low-income residents of Kern county.

Counties served: Kern

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Education, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions.


Volunteer Coordinator
Cynthia Bradshaw
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