Legal Counsel

All services are available in multiple languages and available on a sliding scale.

Services

Legal Assistance

We provide limited scope representation, including information, support, and conflict resolution to resolve many legal issues community members face. We do not provide legal representation in court.

We may be able to provide assistance in the following areas:

  • Family Law
  • Immigration Law
  • Landlord/tenant Law
  • Employment Law
  • Small Claims/Contract Matters
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Name Changes
  • Guardianship and Conservatorship
  • Know Your Rights and Be Prepared Education
  • Understanding the worker’s compensation process

If we cannot provide the assistance you need, we will do our best to refer you to an agency who can.

MEDIATION

We also offer conflict resolution services in the above areas, in which parties discuss their dispute with the assistance of a trained mediator who will assist them in reaching a settlement.

Get information on legal services related to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, or child abuse.

Program Contact

For more information on these programs, please contact the Director of Mediation and Legal Assistance at (530) 587-2513 ext. 113

Service Locations

Kings Beach
265 Bear Street
Kings Beach, CA 96143
(530) 546-0952

Monday: 9am-5pm

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Truckee
11695 Donner Pass Rd
Truckee, CA 96161
(530) 587-2513

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 9am-5pm
Wednesday: 10am-6pm

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Our Services

Coronavirus/COVID-19 and Our Services:

To align with current public health recommendations as well as emerging responses in our field, Sierra Community House services will be available through phone and electronic communication.

In an emergency please call 9-1-1.  For help please call our 24-hour Community Helpline at 800-736-1060.

For Hunger Relief information, click here.

General Inquiries – please call our main line at 530-546-0952.

Please check our COVID-19 web page and Facebook page for updates on programs and services, as well as other community resources.

Hunger Relief

HUNGER
RELIEF

Provides hunger relief services through weekly food distributions and other community food programs

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CRISIS INTERVENTION
& PREVENTION

Serves victims of domestic/intimate partner violence, sexual assault, and child abuse

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FAMILY SUPPORT &
COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT

Connects families, individuals, and community members with the help they need

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Legal Counsel

MEDIATION & LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Offers consultations and assistance for those navigating legal issues

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