Our Programs

SLOLAF provides free legal assistance on civil matters to eligible low-income residents of San Luis Obispo County, including seniors (60+), veterans, people with disabilities, and other individuals/families.

Income Eligible Programs

  • Housing
    • Landlord/Tenant
    • Unlawful Detainer (Eviction)
    • Fair Housing/Discrimination
    • Habitability
    • Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations
    • Foreclosure Prevention
    • Advice for those impacted by COVID-19
  • Guardianships
  • Conservatorships
  • Elder Abuse
  • Government Benefits

Age Eligible Programs (age 60+)

  • Planning for Incapacity 
    • Durable Powers of Attorney for finances
    • Advance Health Care Directives
    • Simple Wills
  • Consumer Law 
Partner Programs:
Veterans Assistance Program

In collaboration with Community Action Partnership of San Luis Obispo and other community partners, SLOLAF provides free legal assistance to eligible veterans who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless in an effort to help the veteran make a successful transition to permanent housing.  Please call (805) 237-0352 to be connected with a CAPSLO case worker who can help determine eligibility. http://www.capslo.org/programs/ssvf

Legal Assistance for Victims Program

SLOLAF is pleased to provide legal guidance and support to Lumina Alliance (merged organization of Stand Strong and RISE) for its Legal Assistance for Victims program, providing free legal services funded through a federal Department of Justice Office on Violence Against Women (OVW) grant through September of 2024. Services include legal assistance regarding family law, housing law, employment law and immigration law matters arising from intimate partner violence.

For more information about eligibility and receiving legal services, please call 805-781-6418 Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm or visit the Lumina Alliance website. Prospective clients must call this number directly, as there are no “walk in” legal services available.

Collaborative project partners under the project include Cal Poly SAFERSan Luis Obispo Domestic Violence Task Force, San Luis Obispo County District Attorney’s Office Victim/Witness Center and the Suspected Abuse Response Team Advisory Board (SARTAB).

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Contact us to see if you qualify for free legal assistance!

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