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 help.

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Our Services

We offer free and comprehensive legal assistance to more than 20,000 people each year, regardless of race, religion, ethnic origin, 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


Number of people we have provided free legal services to since January 1, 2017


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


Total number of hours volunteered in 2016 by our 1,218 volunteers


Percent of our clients are 60 years of age or older

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Meet May

With the help of Bet Tzedek's Kinship Care program, May Hampton was able to 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 have been denied access to the legal system that underpins our democracy.

Meet Noel

Noel survived a gunshot wound only to discover that the legal battle for benefits would be the fight of his life. Bet Tzedek's attorneys advocated that Noel gain access to the benefits and services he deserved, and provided his family with the necessary support services to help them 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.