• Organization TypeImplementing NGO, Advocacy NGO
  • Staff26-50
  • HeadquartersUnited States
  • Founded1975

Legal Services for Children (LSC)

Legal Services for Children (LSC) was founded in 1975 as one of the first non-profit law firms in the country to provide free legal representation and social work services to children and youth. LSC’s mission is to ensure that all children and youth in San Francisco Bay Area have an opportunity to be raised in a safe environment with equal access to a meaningful education and the services and supports they need to become healthy and productive young adults. LSC pioneered a unique interdisciplinary approach to legal services, employing teams of attorneys and social workers to comprehensively meet the needs of the clients. LSC’s team advocacy approach enables us to provide a wide spectrum of services. They represent children and youth in cases that include legal guardianship, dependency, school discipline, immigration, emancipation, and restraining order proceedings. Legal Services for Children provides free representation to children and youth who require legal assistance to stabilize their lives and realize their full potential. Through a holistic team approach utilizing legal advocacy and social work services, the goal is to empower clients and actively involve them in the critical decisions that impact their lives. LSC uses this model to achieve safety and stability at home; educational success; and freedom from detention and deportation for clients. Core Values To advocate for Bay Area children and youth to ensure: Safety and stability at home Success in school Freedom from deportation and detention In a manner that: Is client-centered Builds strong, healthy relationships Is holistic and interdisciplinary Demands accountability Promotes social justice Amplifies the voice of clients In an organization that is: Committed to high standards Committed to diversity and cultural competency Committed to supporting and sustaining staff Adaptable, flexible, and open to change & growth
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  • Staff Attorney
    United States

Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • San Francisco
  • 1254 Market Street, 3rd Floor