Legal Assistance To The Elderly

Compassionate counsel and free legal services for senior and disabled San Francisco residents


When eviction, elder abuse, problems with public benefits or creditors threaten,
LAE is your lifeline.

Our mission is to ensure San Francisco seniors over 60 and disabled adult residents have the ability to exercise their legal rights and full access to all benefits and services to which they are entitled.

Legal Service Program
Eligibility

Must be a San Francisco resident and either age sixty or older, or age eighteen through fifty-nine and have a disability.

Services

LAE provides advice, referrals and/or representation at no cost to eligible individuals who are experiencing the following:

  • Tenants who are facing eviction, illegal rent increases or having problems getting their landlord to make needed repairs
  • Social Security and SSI recipients who are experiencing problems with their benefits
  • Medicare, Medicaid, & Medi-Cal recipients experiencing problems with their benefits
  • Elders who are the victims of physical or financial abuse
  • Elders & younger individuals with disabilities who are experiencing consumer or debt collection problems
  • Elders & younger individuals with disabilities who need simple wills