| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Legal Assistance for Seniors

  • Location:
    333 Hegenberger Road
    Suite 850
    Oakland, CA 94621
  • Phone:
    (510) 832-3040
  • Fax:
    (510) 842-108
  • Contact methods:
    Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Assistance for Seniors (LAS) provides free legal services and community education to seniors in Alameda County. LAS attorneys and advocates assist seniors with issues related to citizenship and disability waivers, public benefits, elder abuse, guardianship of minor children, housing and health law. LAS is the parent agency for Alameda County's Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP). HICAP helps Medicare beneficiaries of any age make informed choices and provides advocacy when their health care benefits and rights are threatened or denied.

Counties served: Alameda

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Disability, Elder Law, Health, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish, Swahili
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are focused on senior citizens, including fee waivers and disability waivers.


Volunteer Coordinator
Mariel Kusano
(510) 832-3040
Other Information Elizabeth Combs 510-832-3040