For people over 65 that are having trouble receiving the Social Security benefits they deserve, the Orange County Legal Aid Society offers a variety of assistance inlegla issues. Please contact them at 714 571-5200.
Senior Citizens Legal Advocacy Program (SCLAP)
The Senior Citizens Legal Advocacy Program (SCLAP) provides free, courteous, high-quality legal services to residents age 60 and over.
You can request legal assistance by calling the Legal Aid Hotline or by making an appointment at one of the Senior Centers, located throughout Orange County, that we visit once each month. You can also view or download one of our Fact Sheets.
The Seniors Program provides legal advice on a wide variety of issues:
Government Benefits – Social Security and Supplemental Security Income (SSI)
Health – Medicare, Medi-Cal, HMO and Nursing Home issues
Housing – Landlord-tenant, eviction defense, mobile homes, and board & care issues
Consumer Problems – contracts and debt collection defenses
Elder Abuse – financial and personal