CHILD SUPPORT SERVICES DEPARTMENT 1200 Monterey Street, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 781-5734 WALK-IN HOURS: Mon - Fri 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. PHONE HOURS: Mon - Fri 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. SERVICES: Assist to establish, modify or enforce orders regarding child support and health insurance. COST: Free http://www.slocounty.ca.gov/css FAMILY COURT SERVICES 1120 Mill Street, Ste. A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 (805) 781-5423 HOURS: Mon – Fri, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. SERVICES: Mediate child custody issues between parties in family law cases to reach a parenting plan agreement. Separate appointments available. Matters assigned to Paso Robles branch will be mediated in Paso Robles. COST: Free http://slocourts.net/fcs SELF-HELP CENTER FAMILY LAW FACILITATOR OFFICE (805) 788-3418 HOURS: Walk-in Legal Clinic ♦San Luis Obispo Courthouse 1035 Palm Street, 3rd Floor Atrium Wed - Thurs 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. ♦Paso Robles Courthouse 901 Park St., Room 117 Tues 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Appointments To schedule an appointment call (805) 788-2491 Fridays 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. SERVICES: Assist in dissolution of marriage, legal separation, nullity, paternity and domestic violence cases.Assist in obtaining and modifying child support, spousal support, child custody, child visitation and restraining orders.Assist in civil harassment, guardianship and name change cases. COST: Free http://slocourts.net/self_help/family_law 211 SLO HOTLINE P.O. Box 5456, San Luis Obispo, CA93403 (805) 211 24 Hour Hotline: (805) 549-4499 or (800) 549-8989 SERVICES: 24-hour information and referrals to community resources. COST:Free http://www.slohotline.org SLO LAWLINE (805) 548-8884 PHONE HOURS: Mon – Thurs 9:00 am – 4:00 pm SERVICES:Program staff provides referrals to legal assistance programs in San Luis Obispo County.San Luis Obispo County Bar Association volunteer lawyers, if available, may provide legal information and advice at no charge to individuals who need assistance and are unable to afford a lawyer. COST: Free http://www.slobarlris.org/ LAWYER REFERRAL AND INFORMATION SERVICE (LRIS) (805) 541-5502 PHONE HOURS: Mon – Fri 9:00 am – 1:00 pm No Walk-Ins SERVICES:Provides referrals to LRIS Panel Attorneys, including the following areas of law:Appellate; Arbitration/Mediation; Business Law; Collection; Criminal Defense; Employment; Estates, Wills And Trusts; Family Law (Including Limited Scope); Bankruptcy; General Civil Litigation; Malpractice; Intellectual Property; Personal Injury; Real Property; Landlord/Tenant. COST:LRIS administrative referral fee: $25 (Attorneys regular fee will apply following initial consultation). Online request may be submitted at http://www.slobarlris.org.
RISE 51 Zaca Lane, Ste 140, San Luis Obispo, CA 93405 1030 Vine Street, Paso Robles, CA 93446
(855) 886-RISA (7473) toll-free, 24-hour HOURS: Mon - Fri 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. SERVICES: Serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Assistance with obtaining temporary restraining orders, counseling and shelter services and advocacy and accompaniment. All services are confidencial and available in Spanish. COST: Free with donations accepted.Sliding scale for counseling services. www.RISEslo.org
WOMEN’S COMMUNITY CENTER
Mailing Address: PO Box 174, Grover Beach, CA 93483 (805) 544-9313 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org (provide your phone number for a return call) Legal Clinic For Self-Represented Litigants:
San Luis Obispo County Law Library
1050 Monterey Street, Room 125 (ground floor), SLO, CA 93408
Every fourth Tuesday of each month at 5:00 p.m.
Volunteer lawyers offer legal advice regarding family law and restraining orders. Registration is required. COST: $40 Call (805) 544-9313 to register. http://www.wccslo.org WOMEN’S SHELTER PROGRAM OF SAN LUIS OBISPO (805) 781-6401 or 24 Hour Hotline (805) 781-6400 HOURS: Mon - Fri 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. SERVICES:Assist in obtaining restraining orders, provide counseling and shelter for victims of domestic violence. To schedule an appointment please call (805) 473-6400 for help with restraining orders or (805) 47306507 for counseling services. COST:Free with donations accepted. Sliding scale for couseling services. http://www.womensshelterslo.org CALIFORNIA RURAL LEGAL ASSISTANCE 1011 Pacific St., Ste. A, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 544-7994 WALK-IN HOURS: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. PHONE HOURS: Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. SERVICES: Assist in civil law cases, including public benefits, labor and employment, housing, education and civil rights.Do not assist with family law or criminal cases. COST: Free for low-income individuals http://www.crla.org CATHOLIC CHARITIES 751 Palm St., San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 541-9110 OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment Only PHONE HOURS: Mon – Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. SERVICES: Assist in immigration and housing cases COST: Sliding Scale CREATIVE MEDIATION 285 South St, Ste. J, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401 (805) 549-0442 HOURS:Mon – Fri, 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Call for appointment) SERVICES:Offer mediation andconflict-coaching services to resolve family, small business, real estate, community/residential disputes and more. COST: Free or Low Cost http://www.creativemediation.net SENIOR LEGAL SERVICES PROJECT 1011 Pacific St., Ste. A, SLO, CA 93401 Mailing Address: P.O. Box 14642, SLO, CA 93406 (805) 543-5140 (805) 543-1305 fax OFFICE HOURS: By Appointment Only SERVICES: Confidential advice and counsel to seniors age 60 and older who reside in San Luis Obispo County on public benefits, wills, durable powers of attorney, advance health care directive, housing issues, and elder abuse. COST: Free for SLO County Seniors; donations appreciated. SMALL CLAIMS ADVISORY San Luis Obispo Courthouse, 1050 Monterey Street, Room 223, San Luis Obispo, CA 93408 (805) 781-5856 PHONE AND WALK-IN HOURS:
Mon – Fri 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
SERVICES: Assist to complete small claims forms, answer procedural questions and provides referrals to legal resources and publications.