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Legal Support Services

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) funds qualified nonprofits to provide immigration legal services free of charge in the following categories: Application Assistance - Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies; Application Assistance - Naturalization; Legal Training and Technical Assistance; and Education and Outreach.

​These nonprofit organizations provide legal services to immigrants residing in California free of charge, but on a first-come, first-served basis. To access a comprehensive list of providers, download the list here. For referrals to other qualified immigration attorneys who may charge a fee for their services, visit Other Resources and scroll down to "Lawyer Referral Services."​

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Phone
Services
  
Bay AreaAsian Pacific Islander Legal OutreachSan Francisco
(415) 567-6255
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaCalifornia Human DevelopmentSonoma
(707) 523-1155
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaEast Bay Sanctuary CovenantAlameda
(510) 540-5296
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Bay AreaInternational Institute of the Bay AreaSan Francisco
(415) 538-8100
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaInternational Rescue CommitteeAlameda
(510) 452-8222
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaJewish Family & Community Services of the East BayAlameda
(510) 704-7475
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaJewish Family and Children’s ServicesSan Francisco
(415) 449-1200
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Bay AreaLa Raza Centro LegalSan Francisco
(415) 575-3500
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies
Bay AreaLegal Assistance for SeniorsAlameda
(510) 832-3040
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Bay AreaMulticultural InstituteAlameda
(510) 848-4075
Education & Outreach
Bay AreaOneJusticeSan Francisco
(415) 834-0100
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Bay AreaPangea Legal ServicesSan Francisco
(415) 254-0475
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies
Bay AreaServices, Immigrant Rights and Education Network (SIREN)Santa Clara
(408) 453-3003
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Bay AreaSF Labor CouncilSan Francisco
(415) 440-8381
Education & Outreach
Bay AreaCanal AllianceMarin
(415) 454-2640
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Application Assistance - DACA
Bay AreaCentral American Resource of Northern californiaSan Francisco
(415) 642-4400
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Bay AreaCentro Legal de la RazaAlameda
(510) 437-1554
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies
Bay AreaChinese of Affirmative San Francisco
(415) 274-6750
Education & Outreach
Bay AreaEast Bay Community LawAlameda
(510) 548-4040
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Central CoastEl Concilio Family ServicesVentura
(805) 486-9777
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Central CoastIMPORTA Santa BarbaraSanta Barbara
(805) 604-5060
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Central CoastLa Hermandad Hank Lacayo Youth and Family CenterVentura
(805) 483-4620
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Central CoastMixteco/Indigena Community Organizing ProjectVentura
(805) 483-1166
Education & Outreach
Central ValleyCatholic Council for the Spanish Speaking of the Diocese of Stockton dba El ConcilioSan Joaquin
(209) 644-2600
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Central ValleyEducation & Leadership FoundationFresno
(559) 291-5428
Education & Outreach
Central ValleySan Joaquin College of Law – New American Legal ClinicFresno
(559) 323-2100
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Central ValleyUFW FoundationLos Angeles
(323) 264-2700
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Inland EmpireCentro Del InmigranteRiverside
(951) 201-8992
Education & Outreach
Inland EmpireInland Counties Legal ServicesRiverside
(951) 368-2555
Education & Outreach, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Inland EmpireLibreria Del Pueblo Inc.San Bernardino
(909) 888-1800
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Inland EmpirePomona Economic Opportunity Center Inc.Los Angeles
(909) 397-4215
Education & Outreach
Inland EmpireSan Bernardino Community Service Center Inc.San Bernardino
(909) 885-1992
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Inland EmpireTODEC Legal Center Perris Inc.Riverside
(951) 943-1955
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesAfrican Communities Public Health CoalitionLos Angeles
(310) 936-8085
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesAsian Americans Advancing Justice Los AngelesLos Angeles
(213) 977-7500
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach, Legal Training & Technical Assistance
Los AngelesBuilding Skills PartnershipLos Angeles
(213) 284-7744
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesCentral American Resource Center of Los AngelesLos Angeles
(213) 385-7800
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Education & Outreach, Legal Training & Technical Assistance, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Los AngelesCentro Community Hispanic Association Inc.Los Angeles
(562) 612-4180
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesClinica Msr. Oscar A RomeroLos Angeles
(213) 201-8353
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesCoalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los AngelesLos Angeles
(213) 353-1333
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesCouncil of American- Islamic Relations CaliforniaOrange
(714) 776-1177
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesCouncil of Mexican Federations in North AmericaLos Angeles
(213) 417-8389
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesEl RescateLos Angeles
(213) 387-3284
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesEpiscopal Diocese of Los AngelesLos Angeles
(213) 482-2040 - (213) 819-1890 Spanish
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesInternational Institute of Los AngelesLos Angeles
(323) 264-6217
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesInternational Rescue CommitteeLos Angeles
(818) 550-6220
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesKorean Immigrants Workers AdvocatesLos Angeles
(213) 738-9050
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesLegal Aid Foundation of Los AngelesLos Angeles
(323) 801-7991
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesLos Angeles Center for Law and JusticeLos Angeles
(323) 980-3500
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies
Los AngelesLos Angeles County Bar AssociationLos Angeles
(213) 485-1873
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization
Los AngelesLoyola Immigrant Justice ClinicLos Angeles
(213) 736-8136
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Los AngelesMexican American Opportunity FoundationLos Angeles
(323) 313-1603
Education & Outreach
Los AngelesUSC Gould School of Law, Immigration ClinicLos Angeles
(213) 740-8933
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Northern CaliforniaLegal Services of Northern CaliforniaSacramento
(916) 551-2150
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Northern CaliforniaCalifornia Rural Legal Assistance Foundation Inc.Sacramento
(916) 446-7904
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach, Legal Training & Technical Assistance
Northern CaliforniaOpening Doors Inc.Sacramento
(916) 492-2591
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Orange CountyAccess California ServicesOrange
(714) 917-0440
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
Orange CountyGay and Lesbian Community Service Center of OrangeOrange
(714) 953-5428
Education & Outreach
Orange CountyLegal Aid Society of Orange CountyOrange
(714) 571-5282
Application Assistance – Naturalization
Orange CountyOrange County Communities Organized for Responsible DevelopmentOrange
(714) 621-0919
Education & Outreach
Orange CountyOrange County Labor FederationOrange
(714) 385-1534
Education & Outreach
Orange CountyPublic Law CenterOrange
(714) 541-1010
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach, Legal Training & Technical Assistance
Orange CountyWorld Relief CorpOrange
(714) 210-4730
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
San DiegoAlliance for African AssistanceSan Diego
(619) 286-9052
Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
San DiegoAlliance San DiegoSan Diego
(619) 269-1823
Education & Outreach
San DiegoCasa Cornelia Law CenterSan Diego
(619) 231-7788
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies
San DiegoInternational Rescue CommitteeSan Diego
(619) 641-7510
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
San DiegoJewish Family Service of San DiegoSan Diego
(858) 637-3000
Application Assistance - DACA, Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach
San DiegoLegal Aid Society of San DiegoSan Diego
(877) 534-2524
Application Assistance - Other Immigration Remedies, Application Assistance – Naturalization, Education & Outreach, Legal Training & Technical Assistance
Bay AreaCatholic Legal Immigration Network, Inc. (CLINIC)Alameda

​(510) 272-2730 ext. 303 ​

Legal Training & Technical Assistance

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