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

News

2021 Volunteer Award Recipients

Natasha Saltz: Mercy Fresno Hall of Fame Award The Mercy Fresno Hall of Fame Award honors 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 as its
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Success Stories

Stopping the Lethal Threat to Her Children

“Daddy has a gun!” Renata’s* 10-year- old son blurted out when she picked him and his two brothers up from their dad’s custody.  Her son found the gun in their bedroom dresser drawer and took photos of it. That day, the boys had been left alone until after midnight.  Alarmed when she saw the photos,
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Events

Family Law New Volunteer Training

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