Established in 1974, Bet Tzedek provides free legal assistance to thousands of needy residents throughout Los Angeles. Its approach combines direct legal representation with outreach, education, and legislative advocacy. Its services include elder law, housing, employment rights, government benefits, bankruptcy, community outreach and Holocaust survivor services.
The Preventing and Ending Homelessness Project provides eviction prevention legal services to low-income residents facing evictions and homelessness. Bet Tzedek is dedicated to increasing awareness of tenant protections, advising clients working with landlords attempting to evict them, referring clients to additional social services, enrolling clients in benefits, and providing direct legal representation.