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The Family Law Facilitator/Self-Help Office is temporary closed for in person services until after 1/28/2022.

Breaking Down the Emergency Rental Assistance Program

a house icon with rental signl The Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP) helps eligible tenants and landlords who have been financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. ERAP may be able to pay 100% of your back rent. Learn about how you may qualify and apply. The presentation will be followed by a Q&A.

Presented by San Mateo Superior Court & Project Sentinel

Date and Time: Wednesday, January 19, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Partnered with San Mateo County Libraries
Virtual Event | Registration Required | More Details

Date and Time: Thursday, January 27, 2022, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Partnered with South San Francisco Public Library
Virtual Event | Virtual Zoom Link to Join | More Details

The Family Law Facilitator / Self-Help office is providing services remotely through our expanded LiveChat hours. Click on the blue box at the bottom right corner of this page. We are currently providing limited in person services. For more information please see our flyer.
For assistance with domestic violence restraining orders against an intimate partner, please contact Bay Area Legal Aid's Domestic Violence Hotline at 888-330-1940.
For small claims assistance please find information about our Small Claims Advisor at
For unlawful detainer (eviction) referrals please see

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Judicial Council Self-Help Center
Judicial Council Self-Help Center in Spanish
Judicial Council Immigration Resources