Legal Aid is open! However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have modified our operations for the safety of the community and our staff. The best way to reach us is to call and leave a message. Please review the How to Contact Us page for the most up-to-date information on how to access our services. Thanks for your patience during this time.
Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County is a non-profit law firm that provides free legal assistance to Santa Barbara County residents. Our mission is to provide high-quality civil legal services to low-income and other vulnerable residents in order to ensure equal access to justice. We change lives through direct representation, legal advice and information, and community education. Our vision is a community where low-income people and other vulnerable residents are empowered to thrive and where all residents have meaningful access to the civil justice system. Since 1959, Legal Aid has provided legal services to those most in need in our community. Our services include the provision of legal information and advice, assistance with the preparation of legal documents, and representation in court proceedings.