Helping with Rental Assistance Needs

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Legal Assistance for Renters — In Person, No Appointment Needed
Partner Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
Legal Aid Marin
Visit one of the listed clinics, or schedule an appointment with an attorney by phone
(415) 492-0230
2:00 PM – 4:00 PM
North Marin Community Services
Novato Blvd Center
1907 Novato Blvd
Novato, CA 94947
8:00 AM – 11:00 AM
Canal Alliance

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
1st & 3rd Tuesdays
St. Raphael’s Church
1:30 PM – 3:30 PM
St. Vincent de Paul Help Desk
  11:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Phoenix Project / Performing Stars
Marin City
Legal Self-Help Center
Marin County Courthouse
(415) 473-6450
8:30 AM – Noon 8:30 AM – Noon
1:00 AM – 3:00 PM
8:30AM – Noon 8:30 AM – Noon
1:00 PM – 3:00 PM
8:30 AM – Noon
Rental Assistance — In Person, No Appointment Needed
Partner Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
North Marin Community Services 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM     2:00 PM – 5:00 PM  
Community Action Marin (CAM)   3:00 PM – 6:00 PM      
Canal Alliance   7:30 AM – 10:30 AM 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM  
Community Service Providers
North Marin Community Services Community Action Marin Canal Alliance St. Vincent de Paul Society

1907 Novato Blvd,
Novato, CA 94947


Phone: (415) 897-4147

Open Monday – Friday Onsite and virtual services

Services Include:

  • Food and financial insecurity
  • Childcare
  • Education
  • Health

Multiple Locations


Phone: (415) 526-7500

Services Include:

  • Childcare, early childhood support
  • Unexpected financial emergencies
  • Mental health and wellness counseling and resources
  • Other family services and support

91 Larkspur Street, San Rafael


Phone: 415-454-2640

9:00 AM to 5:00 AM Monday – Friday (closed 12 PM to 1 PM)

Services Include:

  • Immigration and Social Services
  • Possible support with back rent, security deposits
  • Free housing counseling, renter and first-time home buyer education

Multiple Locations

Call (415) 454-3303 x 11

Leave name, address, phone number, and brief description of needs.

Services Include:

  • Short-term financial assistance for a variety of needs
Other Resources
Food pantries Immigration Legal Services Childcare Commercial Kitchen

St. Raphael Church Food Pantry
1104 Fifth Avenue

Mon – Fri, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Canal Alliance
91 Larkspur Street

Tues, 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Canal Alliance

Access to education and immigration legal services for the low-income Latino immigrant community.

Community Action Marin (CAM)

Multiple locations.

Community Action Marin (CAM)
4308 Redwood Highway #100
2,000 square foot commercial kitchen for rent when not in use. Available to entrepreneurs and nonprofits. Can serve as the commissary for local food trucks.