The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County's vision is for every person to have the basic necessities of life, including safe affordable housing, access to health care, economic security, secure immigration status, an appropriate education and freedom from violence and abuse. 
 
We strive to empower people to overcome the causes and effects of poverty so they can participate in their community with dignity and respect.


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To protect client confidentiality, all client names have been changed.