Legal Services

Our schedule for intakes (phone calls and walk-ins) are subject to change. PLEASE CALL AHEAD of time at
(408) 287-9710 to talk to a volunteer and schedule an appointment. Walk-ins are welcome, but we recommend that you call first to ensure you receive the help you need.

We offer services in Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Korean and other languages as needed.

Intake Schedule:
Monday: 9:00 – 11:30am, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Tuesday: 9:00 – 11:30am
Wednesday: 9:00 – 11:30am, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Thursday: 9:00 – 11:30am, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Friday: 9:00 – 11:30am

ALA programs are designed to make legal services accessible to Asian/Pacific and low income people.

  • Delivering services in Asian/Pacific Islander languages.
  • Providing consultation and legal representation on a free or low-cost basis.

Services are provided by staff attorneys, support staff, and volunteers who are multilingual in various Asian languages.

  1. Housing: Ensuring access to decent housing, preventing and combating against illegal and discriminatory housing practices.
  2. Public Benefits: Assisting the elderly, families, and disabled individuals in ensuring their opportunities for Social Security, family maintenance and disability benefits.
  3. Immigration & Deportation Defense: Assists with applications for citizenship, green cards, and other immigration remedies. Provides legal defense for deportation and removal proceedings. 
  4. Domestic Violence/Victims of Violent Crimes: Seeks resolution for individuals in the areas of civil, immigration, and family law who have been victims of domestic violence and/or violent crimes.
  5. Civil Rights: Defending and promoting laws that afford Asian/Pacific Islanders full rights and opportunities. The passage of regressive laws in recent years has threatened these ideals. In response, ALA has worked with diverse community groups to protect the rights of the immigrant, the family and the poor.

The Santa Clara County Asian Law Alliance (ALA) is an equal opportunity service provider to all persons regardless of, race, sex, color, age, religion, actual or perceived gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, ethnic or national origin, or familial status.

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