East Bay Community Law Center

About

EBCLC offers free legal services in five program areas:
- Housing
- Health & Welfare
- Immigration
- Education, Defense & Justice for Youth (EDJY), including Youth Defense and Education Advocacy
- Economic Security & Opportunity (ESO), including Consumer Justice, Clean Slate Re-entry, and Community Economic Justice

Information and referrals are provided in all areas of law.

http://ebclc.org/practice-groups.php#njc

Locations and Directions

Main Office is at 1950 University Avenue, Berkeley, CA (Youth Services, plus Consumer Justice, Clean Slate Re-entry, and Community Economic Justice)
Satellite Office is at 2921 Adeline Street, Berkeley, CA (Housing, Immigration, Health & Welfare)

How To Get Services

Drop-ins are taken, but calling ahead is encouraged.
(510)-548-4040- Main Office Number
- If no answer, leave a message, someone will call back within 2 days.

AC transit #6 or 51B line. Three blocks from Downtown Berkeley BART station.

Hours of Operation

Main Office = Monday - Friday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Languages Available

ADA Accessible. High sensitivity to issues like income, gender, sexual orientation, immigration status, etc.
Spanish and English available on staff.

Services

*Consumer Justice
*Car related issues (tickets, tows, repos, fraudulent car sales/mechanics)
*Drivers license suspensions
*Citation defense- represents homeless people for infraction citations - loitering etc.

Not Offered
Not currently assisting people with issues around drinking/smoking in public.

Cost

All services are free for low income people: maximum monthly income $2,600 (roughly 50% of area median income)


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