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
Provides free assistance and information in many languages about your rights in health care. Serves residents of El Dorado, Placer, Sacramento and Yolo counties. LSNC-Health is a project of Legal Services of Northern California and the California Health Consumer Alliance.
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
Free legal advice and assistance to those age 60+ on almost any civil issue. Some areas we commonly advise clients on are tenant rights, consumer issues, elder abuse, estate planning, probate, grandparent rights, pensions and retirement benefits, and public benefits (SSI, CalFresh, etc.). We offer community education presentations throughout the county, and coordinate with senior legal services providers statewide.
Services not provided:
No criminal law or assistance with conservatorships.
Eligibility: Must have legal Immigration status