The ACLU does not take on many individual clients and typically represents clients on notable civil rights/liberties cases only.

Ways to Contact

Call counseling line at 415.621.2488 or 415.863.7832 (TTY); open Monday – Friday 10am – 12pm and 1-3pm.


After you call in, the organization will tell you next steps.


Collect key information in advance if possible: case numbers, names of key people, court dates and deadlines, documents related to the issue, and any questions you have.