County of Marin Health and Human Services

Lawyers In the Library

Information on Service Adjustments During the COVID-19 Emergency

HHS is the County’s largest department with more than 700 employees who work at many sites throughout Marin. Many HHS offices have reopened with limited staffing to the public. Staff will continue to provide services remotely when possible for safety reasons, and residents in need of HHS services should consider conducting conversations over the phone or email when possible. Please call ahead if you have an appointment or require in-person assistance.

  • Adult Protective Services: (415) 473-2774.
  • Skilled Nursing/Assisted Living Ombudsman: (415) 473-7446.
  • Child Protective Services: (415) 473-7153.
  • Public Assistance Call Center (Medi-Cal, CalFresh, CalWorks): 1 (877) 410-8817.
  • General Relief: (415) 473-3450.
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1 (888) 818-1115.
  • For information on resources and services specifically for older adults (persons 60+), persons with disabilities and family caregivers, call (415) 57-INFO (415) 457-4636 or email 457-INFO@marincounty.org.
  • HHS created a phone hotline, (415) 473-7191 (CRS 711), and an online contact form, for residents to contact staff with questions or concerns about the virus and about the county and community response. The call center is open from 9:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. weekdays, and interpreter services are available.
  • Dial 711 for CA Relay Service (link is external)

 

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Lawyers In the Library

Lawyers in the Library, is a collaboration between the Marin County Bar Association and the Marin County Law Library. Lawyers in the Library is a community program that offers free 20-minute consultations at the Marin County Law Library on the second and fourth Thursday of each month from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The goal of the program is to help people who cannot afford private legal services by coordinating and facilitating access to legal information and referrals. Volunteer attorneys provide legal guidance on matters including, but not limited to, family law, probate, landlord/tenant, small claims, employment, restraining orders and elder abuse. If you have an existing case, bring all of your legal documents with you to the consultation.

Phone: 

(415) 472-3733

Email: 

Hours: 

4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of each month

Fax: 

(415) 472-3729

Address: 

20 North San Pedro Road, Suite 2007
San Rafael, CA 94903

ADA Access: 

Yes

Application Process: 

Sign-ups are first-come, first-served and begin at 3:30 p.m. on the day of the clinic

Eligibility: 

Any person without an attorney living in Marin County or having a case in the Marin County Superior Court is eligible.

Language: 

  • English

Fees: 

Free