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Legal Assistance Programs

The Silicon Valley Medical-Legal Partnership 

We have FREE and CONFIDENTIAL legal services for children and youth whoLegal Advocates for Children & Youth get  medical care at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and its clinics. This service is through the Silicon Valley Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic (MLPC). The MLPC is a partnership between Santa Clara Valley Medical Center and Legal Advocates for Children and Youth (LACY).


This clinic can help with legal questions about:

  • Guardianship
  • Public benefits for children and youth such as SSI, disability or food stamps
  • Special Education (IEPs) or 504 Plans
  • Housing rights
  • Domestic violence
  • Teen parents
  • Homeless children and youth

The Medical-Legal Partnership Clinic can also provide resources for other legal issues.


To Make An Appointment

All services are free and completely confidential. All legal services are provided by LACY, not Santa Clara Valley Medical Center. Santa Clara Valley Medical Center is not responsible for the quality or accuracy of legal advice given by LACY.  


Locations & Hours

  • Valley Health Center Bascom
    Monday 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    750 S Bascom Ave, Suite 230
    San Jose, CA 95128
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  • Valley Health Center Downtown
    Wednesdays 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    777 E. Santa Clara St, 2nd Floor
    San Jose, CA 95113
    Get Directions
  • Valley Health Center Gilroy
    Every 2nd & 4th Thursday 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    7475 Camino Arroyo, 2nd Floor
    Gilroy, CA 95020
    Get Directions

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