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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.

For free DACA legal services including USCIS filing fee assistance, see the following list of CDSS providers.

For further immigration legal service assistance, including DACA legal services, see the list of CDSS providers below. ​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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