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Bay Area Legal Aid

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

Bay Area Legal Aid is a legal aid society based in Oakland, CA that was founded in 2000. As of 2019 they had $18 million in revenue and $13 million in assets.

Bay Area Legal Aid provides meaningful access to the civil justice system through quality legal assistance regardless of a client's location, language or disability. Bay Area Legal Aid provides free civil legal services to low-income Bay Area resident...

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Program areas at Bay Area Legal Aid

Housing and Homelessness Prevention: In 2018, BayLegal helped over 11,500 low-income San Francisco Bay Area individuals, seniors, families with children, and disabled people prevent homelessness and preserve and expand affordable housing by enforcing housing laws and regulations. BayLegal provided counsel and representation for clients who were victims of illegal evictions, including eviction after foreclosure; discrimination; substandard housing; and other housing rights violations. Through this work, BayLegal secured over $3,400,000 in quantifiable benefits to help low-income Bay Area residents secure their basic need for safe, affordable and habitable housing.

Health Care Access, Economic Security, and Consumer Rights: In 2018, BayLegal provided services to more than 10,000 low-income San Francisco Bay Area individuals, seniors, families with children, and disabled people in need of access to essential health care and public safety-net programs such as Medicare, Medi-Cal and Food Stamps. BayLegal also helped to remove financial impediments to housing, income, healthcare, and economic self-sufficiency for low-income consumers. Through this work, BayLegal secured over $7,000,000 in quantifiable benefits to help low-income Bay Area residents meet their basic needs and improve their self-sufficiency.BayLegal also provides targeted services for vulnerable populations including: foster and transition age youth including Commercially Sexually Exploited Children, youth with disabilities, mental health issues, and/or involvement in the dependency or delinquency systems, Veterans, and formerly incarcerated people.

Domestic Violence Prevention: In 2018, BayLegal provided integrated, holistic legal services to help over 4,500 low-income San Francisco Bay Area abuse survivors and their children escape domestic violence. BayLegal provides legal assistance with obtaining restraining orders, child custody orders, divorces, and child and spousal support orders. BayLegal also assists sexual assault victims and abused immigrants and their children petition for immigration relief under the Violence Against Women Act. Through this work, BayLegal secured over $500,000 in quantifiable benefits to help violence survivors achieve lasting safety and improve their self-sufficiency.

Form 990s for Bay Area Legal Aid

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-12Jun 19, 2019990View PDF
2017-12Sep 12, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Sep 1, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Sep 22, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Jun 25, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for Bay Area Legal Aid

Total grants, contributions, etc.$17,625,265
Program services$138,275
Investment income and dividends$617
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$95,661
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$221,514
Total revenues$18,081,332

Vendors for Bay Area Legal Aid

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
BlackbaudCRM software; Marketing software2020-09-05
█████████Content management system software2020-09-05
██████ ███Software2020-09-05
█████████ ████████Software2020-09-05
██████████ █████ ████ ███Tax accounting; Audit accounting2019-12-31
██████ ██████████Insurance2019-12-31
█████Investment management2019-12-31
█████████ ██████Investment management2019-12-31
...and 19 more vendors

Personnel at Bay Area Legal Aid

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Mohammad ShiekhDirector of Finance / Chief Financial Officer$165,271June 4, 2019
Genevieve RichardsonExecutive Director$157,396July 5, 2020
███████ ████Director of Development and Communications-July 5, 2020
████ ██████Director of Program and Advocacy-July 5, 2020
███████ ███████Director of Litigation and Advocacy$153,840Dec. 31, 2018
█████████ ███Director of Grants and Contracts$113,684Dec. 31, 2018
████ █████Pro Bono Director-July 5, 2020
███████ █████Managing Attorney , Alameda County$136,447Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ███████Managing Attorney$146,134Dec. 31, 2018
██████ ████Secretary$0Dec. 31, 2018
...and five more key personnel

Peer legal aid services

1California Rural Legal Assistance (CRLA)501(c)(3)$15 millionOakland, CA
2Neighborhood Legal Services of Los Angeles (NLS-LA)501(c)(3)$16 millionGlendale, CA
3Inner City Law Center (ICLC)501(c)(3)$10 millionLos Angeles, CA
4Legal Services of Northern California501(c)(3)$10 millionSacramento, CA
5Los Angeles Dependency Lawyers (LADL)501(c)(3)$29 millionMonterey Park, CA
6Legal Aid at Work501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSan Francisco, CA
7Centro Legal De La Raza501(c)(3)$8.2 millionOakland, CA
8CHILDREN'S Law Center of California (CLC)501(c)(3)$40 millionMonterey Park, CA
9Legal Aid Society of Orange County501(c)(3)$8.9 millionSanta Ana, CA
10The Justice and Diversity Center of The Bar Association of San Francisco (JDC)501(c)(3)$7.6 millionSan Francisco, CA
11Inland Counties Legal Services (ICLS)501(c)(3)$8.6 millionRiverside, CA
12Public Law Center (PLC)501(c)(3)$4.5 millionSanta Ana, CA
13Central California Legal Services501(c)(3)$7.2 millionFresno, CA
14Bet Tzedek501(c)(3)$11 millionLos Angeles, CA
15Community Legal Services in East Palo Alto501(c)(3)$4.8 millionEast Palo Alto, CA
16Appellate Defenders501(c)(3)$4.6 millionSan Diego, CA
17Legal Aid Foundation of Los Angeles501(c)(3)$19 millionLos Angeles, CA
18Law Foundation of Silicon Valley501(c)(3)$11 millionSan Jose, CA
19East Bay Community Law Center (EBCLC)501(c)(3)$8.4 millionBerkeley, CA
20Community Legal Aid (CLA)501(c)(3)$10 millionWorcester, MA
21Connecticut Legal Services (CLS)501(c)(3)$14 millionMiddletown, CT
22Legal Aid of Western Michigan501(c)(3)$5.2 millionGrand Rapids, MI
23Mobilization for Justice (MFY)501(c)(3)$14 millionNew York, NY
24The Children's Law Center501(c)(3)$10 millionBrooklyn, NY
25New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)501(c)(3)$29 millionNew York, NY