Who We Are

For the past 40 years, Bet Tzedek has provided free, comprehensive legal services for low-income individuals and families in Los Angeles, proving that access to justice makes a difference in people’s lives. We seek to empower the more than 20,000 people we serve every year with the help of hundreds of pro bono attorneys and volunteers.

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Our Challenge

For every legal aid attorney in California, there are more than 6,000 eligible clients who need assistance.

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Our Services

We provide free, comprehensive legal assistance to more than 20,000 people each year regardless of race, religion, ethnicity, immigration status, or gender identity.

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Our Impact

It's more than a case ... it's a chance to change lives.

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Our Impact by the Numbers

26,390

Number of people served since January 1, 2017

70%

Percent of Los Angeles County's conservatorship services provided through our no-cost clinics

60,000

Total number of hours volunteered in 2016 by our 2,000 volunteers

51%

Percent of our clients are age 60 or older

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Meet May

With the help of Bet Tzedek's Kinship Care program, May Hampton was able to step-in and provide her grandchildren with a safe, supportive and loving home.

Facing the Challenge

For more than 40 years, Bet Tzedek has provided free legal assistance to thousands of people who would otherwise be denied access to the legal system underpinning our democracy.

Meet Noel

Noel survived a gunshot wound only to discover the legal battle for benefits would be the fight of his life. Bet Tzedek attorneys advocated for Noel gaining him access to the benefits and services he deserved, and providing his family with the supportive services necessary to help them all move forward.

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Join Bet Tzedek in its work - there are endless ways for you to contribute. Find one that’s right for you and get involved today.