Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) provides free civil representation to low-income clients in 23 counties in Northern California, with eight regional office locations in Sacramento, Auburn, Chico, Eureka, Redding, Ukiah, Vallejo and Woodland. Legal areas include: housing, government benefits, health, immigration, consumer (mostly medical debt), criminal record clearing, and education. (Note: their immigration help is limited to assisting survivors of violent crimes and domestic violence with T/U visas, naturalization applications and VAWA claims.) They also have helpful self-help resources on their website here:

Ways to Contact

Call (916) 551-2150

General Intake Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, 8:30am-12pm, 1-5pm or until full.

After Hours: If you are unable to make phone or in-person appointments during the day due to work, school, disability, or another similar reason, please call LSNC’s evening intake line any time at (866) 815-5990 to leave a message, and someone will return your call within 1-2 business days.

These are just for Sacramento office; see website for links to other offices.


Housing, Government Benefits, Health, Record Cleaning, Education, limited consumer (medical debt), limited immigration