Our Mission

We protect victims of domestic violence and improve the well-being of children living in poverty. With the help of volunteers, the Center provides free family law assistance and legal education to the poor. We strive to empower people in need and assure them meaningful access to the courts.
A cosponsored family law/ domestic violence project of Black Women Lawyers of Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Bar Association and Women Lawyers Association of Los Angeles


Print Volunteer Award Recipients for 2015

  Louise Nixon, Hall of Fame Award Honoring a volunteer whose efforts exhibit, by action and deed over an extended period of time, exceptional service and dedication to the Center, its clients and its causes, and who has left a permanent mark in its history.   Steve Goodin, Frances Wender Kandel Volunteer of the Year
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Success Stories

adolescent boy and family genarationMother’s day: A Family Celebrates Their Healing

After years of brutal abuse, Alma vowed to protect her children because they had witnessed their father’s savagery toward her and were traumatized by what they had seen.  After her husband threatened her with a knife, Alma fled with her 2 young children and lived in a motel for weeks.  Her husband was arrested after
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Fete Harriett

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