Who We Are

Bet Tzedek attorneys help people of all communities and generations secure life’s necessities. Wherever our community is in crisis, Bet Tzedek’s core services and rapid response programs provide stability and hope.

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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 40,000 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

41,007

Number of people we provided free legal services to in 2017

70%

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

60,055

Total number of hours volunteered in 2017 by our 1,300 volunteers

44%

Percent of our clients that 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.

Responding to Emerging Needs

Launched in 2017, Bet Tzedek's Rapid Response/Family Preparedness Program helps undocumented parents in crisis plan for their families' future.

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.