Inform low-income San Mateo County immigrant families and individuals about safety net services that they can legally obtain;
Dispel misunderstandings about the impact on their immigration status of receiving benefits;
Provide legal services to ensure that the benefits are actually obtained, and
Increase the community's capacity to help immigrants access safety net benefits.
Every day that goes by is a day that could be a bit easier with more access to resources. By taking this first step, you are helping make a better life for your family.
Whatever problems your family faces, we share your belief that something can be done. In fact, the way we find benefits for families beats anything else around.
The Legal Aid Society of San Mateo County's vision is for every person to have the basic necessities of life, including safe affordable housing, access to health care, economic security, secure immigration status, an appropriate education and freedom from violence and abuse.