Senior Legal Services

Legal Assistance – Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC)

Area 1 Agency on Aging contracts with Legal Services of Northern California to provide free legal assistance in priority areas of law to adults age 60 and older living in Humboldt/Del Norte Counties. Priority is given to serving clients with the greatest social and economic needs characterized by:

  • Low income
  • Impairment affecting physical, mental or social status
  • Language or communication barrier
  • Living alone
  • Minority
  • Age 75+
  • Institutionalized or at risk of institutionalization

The priority areas of law include:

  • Eligibility for public benefits
  • Housing/tenant rights
  • Elder Abuse
  • Health insurance (Medi-Cal and Covered California)
  • Simple Wills, Advanced Health Care Directives
  • Consumer/financial rights

LSNC provides monthly law clinics to address legal issues throughout Humboldt and Del Norte Counties, including tribal entities.

Contact the Legal Assistance of Northern California at 800-972-0002 or 707-445-0866. Website