San Francisco Homeless Resource
Legal Assistance to the Elderly, Inc.
Address 995 Market St., Suite 1400, 94103
Phone 415-861-4444 415-861-6458 (FAX)
Hours M-F: 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm
Language(s) Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese.
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995 Market St., Suite 1400, 94103


415-861-6458 (FAX)

M-F: 9am-12pm; 1pm-5pm

Provides assistance on civil matters, including landlord/tenant, to S.F. residents, 60 years or older. Must be S.F. resident 60 years or older.

Provides legal services and health insurance counseling for seniors (age 60 or over). Assistance includes help with Medicare, Medi-Cal, Social Security, SSI, tenant problems, physical abuse, financial abuse, residential care and nursing homes. Home, hospital and nursing home visits are made by appointment. Criminal, immigration, family law, probate, bankruptcy and fee generating cases are referred to appropriate agencies.

The Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Project (HICAP) utilizes volunteers to provide information, counseling and advocacy to senior citizens and disabled Medicare, supplemental health insurance coverage and filing claims. Advocates for individuals to receive entitled benefits. Home visits are available for individuals unable to attend a counseling site.

All Services are free. Spanish/Mandarin/Cantonese.