California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. (Salinas Office)

  • Location:
    3 Williams Rd
    Suite D
    Salinas, CA 93905
  • Phone:
    (831) 757-5221
  • Fax:
    (831) 757-6212
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

California Rural Legal Assistance, Inc. provides a variety of legal services and education to low-income communities of California. CRLA immigration services are limited to U and T Visas in cases related to our other work. 


CRLA provides representation and advice in matters of:

Employment (employment discrimination, harassment, wage claims, retaliation)

Housing (eviction notices, rent increases, habitability, retaliation, discrimination and harassment)

Education (discipline -- expulsion and suspensions, language access, access to services)  and Public benefits (CalFresh, General Assistance, Social Security overpayments and terminations, TANF, Welfare-to-Work)

Counties served: Monterey

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Education, Employment, Environmental, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Dari, English, Farsi, Filipino, Khmer, Pashto, Spanish, Triqui, Mextico Bajo, Mextico Alto,
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions.


Volunteer Coordinator
Phyllis Katz
(831) 757-5221