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Our Tools

Western Center helps millions of low-income children, adults and families throughout the state of California.  We accomplish this through:

Impact Litigation

Working with local legal aid programs and pro bono co-counsel, we file class action cases to achieve sweeping changes for millions of people at one time.

Legislative/Policy Advocacy

We sponsor and support bills, oppose harmful legislation and educate policymakers and other stakeholders on behalf of our clients.

Administrative Advocacy

We monitor, advocate, negotiate and work collaboratively with federal, state and local agencies to protect and expand the rights of the most vulnerable.

Support Center Assistance

We deliver in-depth legal support, including technical assistance, on-site trainings, webinars and publications to support hundreds of legal aid attorneys in California.