The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County provides assistance for low-income San Mateo residents in the areas of healthcare, public benefits, housing, domestic violence, and special education, and provides legal help specifically for seniors, adults with disabilities, and teen parents.

Ways to Contact

For health-related questions, call the Health Consumer Center at 650.517.8907.

For all other inquiries, call 650.558.0915 or visit their website HERE.

Generally, housing clinics are held Monday, Tuesday, and Friday in various locations. See more information HERE.

LIBRE project intakes (assistance with benefits for non-citizens) are held periodically – see more information HERE.


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.