Support for Families

Support for Families

How to Get Help

Legal Aid Society of San Diego welcomes walk-ins.  For faster service call 1-877-LEGAL AID (1-877-534-2524).
If you wish to come to an office, we have 3 locations:
Southeast San Diego Office
Midtown San Diego Office
North County San Diego Office

CalWorks / CalFresh

You can get Free advice for questions about getting, receiving, or owing General Relief, CalWorks, Welfare to Work, CalFresh (formerly known as Food Stamps), CAPI, KinGap, Foster Care, and Adoptive Assistance, as well as, possible representation for hearings regarding these benefits, for those who qualify for our services.


We provide FREE help to those who qualify with Social Security Disability Insurance or Supplemental Security Income (SSI) claims, if you are:
Being treated for a mental or behavioral health condition *
Receiving General Relief benefits

Children with Special Needs

Through a generous grant from the County of San Diego’s Health and Human Services Agency, the Legal Aid Society of San Diego is now providing free legal representation with every aspect of the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) process for children who have a qualifying medical condition and meet financial eligibility requirements.