Legal Resources

This index is primarily for services based in Los Angeles County. Not all resources here are specifically geared towards gender expansive and TGI/ENBY+ folx (Trans, Gender Non-Conforming, Intersex & Non-Binary), but resources which are have been indicated in the Accessibility column.

Accessibility column contains information about language support, and identity-specific resources; you can find these resources by searching each list for specific terms, such as: Español, BIPOC, etc.

If you have any resources you would like added to this list, or a reason you feel a resource needs to removed from this list please contact: [email protected]*

*Please note this is only for updating the resource list, and not for support in accessing resources.

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NOTARY SERVICES (Required for Name Change with CA Office of Vital Statistics)
Most banks and credit unions offer Free Notary services for account holders. External to that, there are a few mobile notaries who are trans-affirming. If you would like the contact information for these notaries, please e-mail us: [email protected]

Organization (Links to Website)ContactServices DescriptionLocationAccessibility
LA LGBT Center Legal ServicesEng: (323) 993-7668 [email protected] &
Esp: (323) 993-7692 
[email protected]
Legal support for the LGBTQ+ community with a special focus on survivors of violence, undocumented immigrants, and transgender people. 1125 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
Trans Wellness Center - Freedom Mondays[email protected]Consultation with Legal Services, for support with Name & Gender change, housing, or other Legal consultation. Every Monday 3-7PM. Appointment only. Provided *In person* 3055 Wilshire Blvd. Ste 360
Los Angeles, CA 90010
TGI/ENBY+. Available in English & Español
LA LGBT Legal Advocacy for SurvivorsSurvivors Warm Line:
(323) 993-7649
Provides LGBTQ-specific trauma-informed direct legal services and advocacy for LGBTQ victims of domestic/intimate partner/dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, trafficking, and/or other crime victimization. Crimes do not have to be reported for client to qualify for support, and does not have to result in a law enforcement report. 1125 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
LA LGBT Center Anti-Violence ProjectEng: (323) 993-7673
[email protected]
&
Esp: (323) 993-7678
[email protected]
&
Survivors Warm Line:
(323) 993-7649
Legal support for the LGBTQ+ community, provides comprehensive and holistic services for survivors of violence, hate crimes, harassment, discrimination, and law enforcement misconduct. Calls returned within 24 hours, except on weekends.1125 N McCadden Pl,
Los Angeles, CA 90038
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
LA LGBT Center Immigration Law Project(323) 993-7670Provides legal consultations, preparation of documents, court representation, and holistic support to protect members of the LGBTQ community fleeing persecution and torture in their countries of origin. Calls returned within 24 hours, except on weekends.1125 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
Bet Tzedek323-939-0506
[email protected]
Free legal assistance for low-income residents. Special partnership with Medical to help address Insurance denials and appeals.3250 Wilshire Blvd., 13th Fl
Los Angeles, CA 90010
All identities. Available in English & Español
CARECEN (Central American Resource Center)Central LA:
(213) 385-7800 ext. 136
Van Nuys:
(213)385-7800 ext: 122
Affordable immigration legal services. All Identities. Available in English & Español.Locations in Central LA, Van Nuys & San Bernadino.All Identities. Available in English & Español.
Eviction Defense Network (213) 385-8112
[email protected]
Tenant's rights and eviction defense support. Check out clinics and walk-in services - they do not give advice over the phone. Walk-in hours for tenants already in eviction court: M-F, 9a-6p. If you are not in Eviction Court yet, come to one of the Tenants Rights Clinics.1930 Wilshire Blvd #208
LA, CA 90057
All identities.
Housing Rights Center(800) 477-5977
TTY: (213) 201-0867
[email protected]
Housing and tenant rights support. Free services include: landlord/tenant counseling, outreach and education, and discrimination investigation. M-F, 8:30a - 5pLocations in Central LA, Pasadena, & Van NuysAll identities. Available in English & Español. TTY support available.
InterACT[email protected]
(707) 793-1190
Legal & political advocacy focused on protecting & supporting Intersex youth. Includes index of Intersex resources.MASupporting Intersex Youth
Intersex Campaign for Equality[email protected]Quarterly publication on Intersex issues & resource for education, advocacy & arts for Intersex humans. Includes resources lists & media!NationalFocusing on Intersex issues.
Lambda Legal(213) 382-7600
(Press 8 for Español)
Help Desk Site
Help desk & online resources provides information and resources relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and HIV status.4221 Wilshire Boulevard, Ste 280
Los Angeles, CA 90010
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
Legal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesEnglish/Español
(800)-399-4529
Other language translation available at the same number. 
Legal assistance for folx who are below federal poverty guidelines. There are many ways to get help: You can apply online, call, attend a clinic, or visit an office. At self-help legal access centers, someone of any income level can find assistance. We have four self-help centers: Torrance, Inglewood, Long Beach and Santa Monica. Support available for people with income less than 125% of the federal poverty guidelines. However, sometimes people with income over 125% of the federal poverty guidelines can qualify as well. Call to see if you are eligible.Greater LA AreaAll Identities. Language translation support available.
Project 180 LA (213) 620-5712
[email protected]@la.com
Forensic treatment services, co-occurring disorder court, intensive case management services, young adults program, competency restoration services for those incompetent to stand trial.Locations in Downtown LA, South LA, Palmdale, and Acton
All identities seeking support with re-entry and recidivism.
National Center for Trans Equality - Know Your Rights

(202) 642-4542
[email protected]

National resources for know your rights in areas including: Airport Security, Employment (Federal & General), Healthcare, Housing & Homeless Shelters, Immigration, Medicare, Military, Passports, Public Accommodations, Schools, Social Security, & Survivors of Violence.National OrganizationOnline resources available in English.
Neighborhood Legal Services of LA CountyGeneral: (800) 433-6251
Healthcare: (800) 896-3202
Free legal assistance in areas of the law, including: affordable housing and eviction defense, access to public benefits, support for domestic violence survivors and their children, access to healthcare, and worker and consumer rights, as well as employment and training.Several Locations in Greater LA Area All identities, LA Residents. Language support available in multiple languages via website, see top of website. Online application for services on website.
Transgender Law Center(510) 587-9696Help desk & online resources provides information and resources relating to discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, and HIV status.National organization
Based in Bay Area, CA
TGI/ENBY+