East Bay Family Defenders’ (EBFD) merged with Legal Services for Prisoners with Children. EBFD offers consultation, training, and interdisciplinary representation to individuals, families and community allies involved with dependency court, or at risk of involvement.

Services offered include: 1) consultation and advice to individuals, families and community members about preventative family safety planning options free of government surveillance and control; 2) training and education to individuals and community allies; and 3) limited legal defense representation for parents with pending or active juvenile dependency cases in California.

LSPC organizes communities impacted by the criminal justice system and advocates to release incarcerated people, to restore human and civil rights, and to reunify families and communities. They do not currently provide direct to client services.

Ways to Contact

Call their intake line at 510.488.1005


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.