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


Meet the Center’s New Director of Legal Services: Elizabeth Erickson

I am excited and pleased to introduce you to our Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth Erickson, who began this new job on July 1, 2019. As Director of Legal Services, Elizabeth’s position encompasses management and oversight of all aspects of our legal program. In addition to relieving me of oversight of the legal program, I believe that our new full-time position
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Success Stories

“I finally feel free.”

She smelled the gas before she heard his voice. Her husband of many years stood at the back door screaming, “I want to watch you burn,” and threatening to light a match. Panicked, she ran to the other door, but he had locked it. Struggling to breathe, Beatrice* covered her mouth with a wet cloth
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New Volunteer Orientation February 13, 2020

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