Our Programs

Law Foundation of Silicon Valley has five legal services programs serving particular communities or specializing in areas of public interest law.

  • Each program unit represents Individual Clients.

  • Works on changing policy to solve problems that affect many of our clients in the community.

  • Provides legal education to clients, staff at community-based agencies, advocates, and the community.

Fair Housing Law Project (FHLP)

Ensuring that everyone can choose a safe, affordable place to live

FHLP works to ensure that all people may freely choose a place to live without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, source of income, disability, operation of a home deycare, or whether they have children in their family.

Health Legal Services (HLS)

Removing legal barriers to health stability

HLS stabilizes the lives of individuals with chronic or life threatening health conditions by providing comprehensive legal services regarding income, healthcare benefits, housing rights, debtor relief, disability discrimination, and estate planning.

Legal Advocates for Children & Youth (LACY)

Advancing the rights of youth to lead healthy, productive lives

LACY advances the legal rights of children and youth, empowering them to lead healthy and productive lives. We listen to, advise, and advocate for disadvantaged children and youth to ensure their voices are heard and their rights are protected.

Mental Health Advocacy Project (MHAP)

Empowering people with mental health disabilities to live more securely

MHAP empowers people with mental health and developmental disabilities to live more independent, secure, and satisfying lives through the enforcement of their legal rights and the advancement of their social and economic well-being.

Public Interest Law Firm (PILF)

Protecting disadvantaged people through impact litigation and advocacy

PILF protects the human rights of individuals and groups in the Silicon Valley area who face barriers to adequate representation in the civil justice system.