IMPORTANT: Although some businesses have reopened, the EBSC office continues to be closed due to COVID-19. However, we are still working remotely to provide legal and social support.

Please contact the staff in charge of your case or email or leave a message at 510-540-5296.

OR – You may call EBSC’s new hotline to talk with experienced paralegals and attorneys who can offer immigration-informed resources to help you through this crisis. You may also reach us through text.

Hours: Mon-Wed & Fri from 10am-12pm
Number: 510-646-8484
For Texts: 510-900-9561
Services available in English & Spanish.
Portuguese available Mon, 10am-12pm & Tues, 10am-11am.

EBSC staff are committed to serve our community with genuine care and respect. We offer quality pro-bono and low-cost services and no one is turned away for lack of ability to pay.


Community Development and Education (CDE)

Contact Manuel de Paz:

These programs help all immigrants, regardless of whether you received legal services from EBSC.

  • English as a Second Language
  • Preparation for Citizenship Exam
  • Referrals to Social Services (Health, Dental, Education)
  • Know Your Rights
  • Organizing Team

OLAS LGBT Sanctuary Project

Contact Cristina Ceballos:

Walk-in Hours
Mon – Wed, Fri: 10am – 1pm

By Appointment Only
Mon – Wed, Fri: 2pm – 4 pm

Please note, we do not provide legal advice over the telephone. If you are seeking legal advice, you must come to our office.


(510) 540-5296

(510) 540-5907

Full Staff List

Office Address

2362 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704
Located in basement

Mailing Address

East Bay Sanctuary Covenant
P.O. Box 4670
Berkeley, CA 94704