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]*

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Organization (Links to Website)ContactServices DescriptionLocationAccessibility

The National Center for Lesbian Rights


[email protected]

A non-profit, public interest law firm that litigates precedent-setting cases at the trial and appellate court levels; advocates for equitable public policies affecting the LGBTQ community; provides free legal assistance to LGBTQ people and their legal advocates; and conducts community education on LGBTQ issues.National Office: 870 Market Street Suite 370, San Francisco CA 94102LGBTQ+ Available in English
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. Walk-in hours for in-person assistance: Tuesday 11a-2pm & 3-7pm at Trans Wellness Center (Koreatown), Wednesday 11a-1pm & 2-7pm at The Village (Hollywood), Thursday 11a-7pm at Mi Centro (Boyle Heights), for ages 18-24 only: Thursday 10am-12pm at Youth Center (Hollywood), Friday 11a-2pm & 3-7pm at Center South (South LA)1125 N McCadden Pl
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Walk-n hours at other locations, see: Services Description
LGBTQ+. Available in English & Español
Trans Wellness Center - Freedom MondaysService Request From
[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. Free assistance for Name & Gender change.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.
CHIRLA - Coalition for Humane Immigrant RightsThe Immigrant Assistance line is a toll-free information and referral phone line, available Monday-Friday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. to refer community members to services from CHIRLA and partner organizations. Call 888-624-4752 (888-6-CHIRLA).

Legal intake consultations by phone, by appointment only, on Tuesdays from 9 am to 5 pm. Call 213-201-3797 on Mondays and Wednesdays 9am to 5pm and leave a message requesting an appointment.

[email protected]

CHIRLA is recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) and offers immigration legal services at low cost.
CHIRLA also offers Organizing & Leadership Development, Policy & Advocacy, Civic Engagement & Political Empowerment, Legal Services, Community Engagement & Outreach, External Affairs & Coalition Building, Strategic Communications & media. Check out their website for more details.

2533 West 3rd Street, Suite 101
Los Angeles, California 90057

English & Español. All folx seeking support with immigration services and advoacy.
TransLatin@ Coalition

[email protected]

Supporting TGI/Enby+ individuals exiting immigration detention centers who need legal representation and support.3055 Wilshire Blvd., Ste. 350, Los Angeles, CA 90010For TGI/Enby+ immigrants to Los Angeles Area, U.S.
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
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
info@[email protected]
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.
Rainbow Railroad[email protected]
Request Help
Rainbow Railroad is a global not-for-profit organization that helps LGTBQI+ people facing persecution based on their sexual orientation, gender identity and sex characteristics. This resources is for our community members outside of the United States who need support escaping violence and oppression.
Rainbow Railroad
401 Richmond, Street West, Suite 360
Toronto, ON M5V 3A8
Rainbow Railroad USA
424 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019
LGBTQI+ Individuals who need international support. Muli-Language support available.
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
Trans Lifeline Name Change Guide for People With Criminal Records[email protected]A detailed, state-by-state guide for transgender and non-binary people who are currently or were previously incarcerated who want to legally change their name.OnlineIn depth guide with multiple resources for incarcerated trans and non-binary folks, English only
El Centro Legal Clinics[email protected]UCLA's student-coordinated network of volunteer legal aid projects. Provide client service under the supervision of a licensed attorney, including issues related to education, housing and homelessness, immigration, juvenile justice, domestic violence, workers’ rights, and labor protections385 Charles E Young Dr E, Los Angeles, CA 90095Services all identities, English and Spanish speaking