Legal Assistance for Seniors
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 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.
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
|Other areas of legal assistance:
||Disability, Elder Law, Health, Public Benefits
||Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
||Domestic Violence Victims, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
||Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, English, French, Mandarin Chinese, Spanish
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
|Nominal fee charged?
||Services are focused on senior citizens, including fee waivers and disability waivers.