SYLAW (Street Youth Legal Advocates of Washington) provides
legal representation, information and education to the homeless and at-risk
youth population of Seattle. Representation services are provided by law
students working in conjunction with an attorney at Columbia Legal Services.
Who SYLAW Serves:
SYLAW primarily serves youth under 21 who are homeless or
at-risk of becoming homeless.
Scope of Services:
SYLAW provides legal services in civil cases only. No
services are provided for criminal issues. Primarily SYLAW seeks to help
youth with education, employment, housing, and public entitlements. For
works with DSHS
barriers to employment
truancy / education issues
public assistance denials (TANF, food stamps)
barriers to housing
How To Get In Touch With SYLAW:
Columbia Legal Services at (206) 464-5933. Please leave a detailed message
as to your legal issue and how to reach you.