The ACLU does not take on many individual clients and typically represents clients on notable civil rights/liberties cases only.

Ways to Contact

Call counseling line at 415.621.2488 for English and Spanish, open Monday – Friday from 10am-12pm and 1pm-3pm. For Deaf and hard of hearing callers, use THIS online form.


After you call in, the organization will tell you next steps.


Collect key information in advance if possible: case numbers, names of key people, court dates and deadlines, documents related to the issue, and any questions you have.