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


Volunteer Award Recipients for 2019

Benjamin Kanani: Hall of Fame Award The 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. Christopher W. Moore: Frances Wender Kandel
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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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