Health law covers a wide range of matters, including public benefits, insurance coverage, medical treatment, and even workers compensation.
515 12th Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 551-2150 or (888) 354-4474
Serving health consumers in 32 counties, with problems related to obtaining and keeping health coverage, and accessing health care services.
McGeorge School of Law
3455 Fifth Avenue
Sacramento, CA 95817
Academic year only. Typically open for intake during June/July and November/December for one to two weeks.
Certified law students provide legal advice and undertake representation of low-income individuals 60 and older in the greater Sacramento area. Priority cases include nursing home residents’ rights, alternatives to conservatorships, Social Security, Medicare, Medi-Cal, SSI, health care access, housing, elder abuse, advance health care directives, and simple estate planning tools.
160 Promenade Circle, Suite 300
Sacramento, CA 95834-2962
916-928-3158 (recorded info line: 800-736-7401)
Monthly workshops on workers’ rights and workers’ compensation procedures; individual advice available.
1831 K Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Call for assistance. Advice on rights, some legal representation available for disability-related legal matters.
Legal Services of Northern California
916 551-2140 or 800-222-1753
Free legal advice and assistance to those age 60+ on almost any civil issue. Common issues are tenants’ rights, estate planning, grandparent’s rights, pensions, and public benefits.
Services not provided:
No criminal law or assistance with conservatorships.
Eligibility: Must have legal Immigration status