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Agency: LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA


Resource Number: 4658135
Alternate name: LSNC

Description
Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) is a federal, state and local-funded legal services program providing civil representation to low-income clients in 23 counties in Northern California.

One of their eight offices is in Auburn and it serves Amador, Calaveras, El Dorado, Nevada, Placer and Sierra counties.

LSNC provides services (E.g., legal counsel, advice, and representation) for qualifying low-income individuals and seniors, on areas such as:
  • Welfare
  • Housing
  • Social security
  • Medi-Cal/Medicare
  • Civil rights discrimination
  • Disability rights
  • Consumer rights
  • Debt and credit issues
  • Simple estate planning
  • Elder abuse
  • Legal Services of Northern California advocates on behalf of residents in skilled nursing facilities and residential care facilities for seniors.

LSNC does not take family law cases.

LSNC also has several special programs targeting particular needs of low-income clients, including:
  • Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program (HICAP) - Special program providing counseling and advocacy services for Medicare Beneficiaries in 9 Northern California counties.
  • LSNC Health Program - Special program serving clients in 32 counties, mostly in Northern California, with problems related to obtaining and keeping health-care services.
  • Senior Legal Hotline - Special program serving seniors in Sacramento County, regardless of income.
  • Capital Pro Bono Inc. (formerly Voluntary Legal Services Program (VLSP)) - A voluntary program for private attorneys serving low-income clients in Sacramento County.
  • Western States Pension Assistance Project - Special program providing pension counseling, without charge, to people who live or have worked in Arizona, California, Hawaii or Nevada.

For further information or questions about Legal Services of Northern California, contact the Executive Office or any of its local branch offices.

Websites:

916-551-2150Sacramento Business Office
voice mail
916-551-2150Client Assistance
888-354-4474Health Rights Hotline
serving Placer County
916-376-8915Program Services of Northern CA
HICAP
916-376-8910
Ombudsman Service of Northern CA
800-660-6107Toll free
530-823-7560Business Line
530-823-7601Fax

Main Contact
Herb Whitaker
Managing Attorney
530-217-4026

hwhitaker@lsnc.net

Website: www.lsnc.net
Email: auburn-office@lsnc.net

Location information
 

Hours of operation


Agency Hours:
Phone Hours: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Mon-Fri 8:30am-12pm; 1:15pm-5pm; General Intake Hrs: Mon-Thu 9am-12pm

Agency Hours:

Open:
Closed:
Mon
9:00 AM
5:00PM
Tue
9:00 AM
5:00PM
Wed
9:00 AM
5:00PM
Thu
9:00 AM
5:00PM
Fri
9:00 AM
5:00PM


Description: By appointment ONLY. No drop-ins.
Bus Service: Yes
Disabilities Access: Wheelchair Accessible
Mailing Address: 190 Reamer Street, Auburn, CA 95603
Other Address: Executive and Business Offices
517 - 12th Street
Sacramento, CA, 95814

Program Delivery
Eligibility: Citizenship, Residency, Income, select Civil cases only Adults Teens Children Families Females Males
Languages: Spanish, Tagalog, English
Application Process: Call for more information
Program Fees: Free
Normal Wait Time: Response within the first day.
Nevada, Placer, El Dorado, Amador, Calaveras and Sierra Counties
Defined coverage area:
Volunteering: Volunteer opportunities are available.
Volunteer requirements: Attorneys
Volunteer duties: Varies


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LocationNevada County; Placer County; Tahoe/Truckee; Other
Record OwnerNevada County; Placer County
Verification Category (Agency Level Only)Region/CA/US
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Verification

Person at the resource who last verified this information:
Last Verified On: 9/14/2020
Last Verified By: L. "Rico" Ozaki
Title: Outreach Coordinator
Email Address: rico.ozaki@gmail.com
 

Agency Background

Programs at LEGAL SERVICES OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA

HEALTH PROGRAM - LSNC
LEGAL ASSISTANCE - LSNC
WESTERN STATES PENSION ASSISTANCE PROJECT

Tax Status: 501(c)(3)
Legal Status: None or unknown
Funding: Other Federal Funding; Area 4 Agency on Aging





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