Immigrant Agencies

PAEC IMMIGRANT RESOURCE GUIDE

                                                             LOCAL LEGAL SERVICES                                                                                                                                                                                             

 

CONTRA COSTA Telephone Information Line for Community Services

       Call 211  Information resources for: Medical Services, Housing, Immigration,

                          Food Services, Childcare

 

Brentwood /Concord Family Service Center -Catholic Charities of EB                  

   Immigration and Housing Services

   Hours : 9:00-5:00 p.m., M-F

   $50.00 Consultation Fee / Additional fees depend on services rendered

English/ Spanish

           654 Third Street                               350 Chestnut Ave.

            Brentwood CA 94513                     Concord, CA

           (925) 308-7775                                (925) 825- 3099

 

 

BAY AREA LEGAL AID   www.BayLegal.org

Services Offered: * Immigrant Work Permits  

                                 *Immigrant Visas

Fees: $30.00 for 30 minutes

         $50.00 for 1 hour

Languages: English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, German, Russian

                            449 15th Street

                             Oakland, CA       Phone: 1-800-551-5554

 

 IMMIGRANT LEGAL SERVICES

Services Offered: * Family Domestic violence or victims of violent crime

                                 relating to immigration matters

                               * Housing

                               * Public Benefits

                               * No Services for Criminal Matters are offered

   Operating Hours: Monday & Thursday     9:30-3:00

                                Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30-1:00

   Call to speak to a representative   (510) 451-2846     Eng/Sp

 

SPANISH SPEAKING CITIZENS’ FOUNDATION   www.sscf.org

Services Offered:* Immigration Consultations

                             * Help in filling out citizenship Applications, Disability Forms,

                             * Food Stamp Forms, Medical Forms

Fees: Food Stamp forms and First time Medical Forms, NO Fee

           Immigration Orientation held every Monday at 4:00. There is a

 

$110.00 Fee for help in filling out a citizenship application

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9:00a.m.-6:00 p.m.

Call to make an appt. (510) 261-7839   English/Spanish       Fax: (510) 261-2968

                                   1470 Fruitvale Ave.

                                     Oakland, CA 94601

                           

C&C BOOKEEPING & TAX SERVICE

   Services Offered: *Tax and Notary Services

                            *Immigration Consultants

                            *Business Form Preparation

 Fees: $20.00 consultation Fee

 Operating Hours: Monday-Friday  8:30 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

                3105 Railroad Ave. Suite F

                 Pittsburg, CA  94565

                 (925) 432-9044             Se Habla Espanol

  

 

PACIFIC COMMUNITY SERVICES, INC       www.pcsi.org

   Services Offered: * Housing Counseling

            No charge

                  329 Railroad Ave.

                  Pittsburg, CA  94565

                  (925) 439-1056     Fax (925) 439-0831

 

 ONLINE SERVICES AND NON –LOCAL INFORMATION

 

AFSC American Friends Service Committee- DETENTION WATCH NETWORK.

  Services Offered: Information and Referrals on locating someone in detention

   Visit these websites for referrals:

     Local ICE Office of detention and Removal: http//www.ice.gov/about.dro/contact.htm

     ICE Detention Facilities: http://www.ice.gov/pi/dro/facilities.htm

 Information you will need: The person’s full name (including aliases)

                                              Their date of birth

                                               Their “A” number (Alien Registration Number)

                                         

U.S. Dept. of Justice Executive Office for Immigration Review Program  (EOIR)

    List of service Providers:

 

 * Immigration Law Clinic                       * National center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)

   U.C. Davis School of Law                            870 Market St., Ste. 370

  400  Mark hall                                                San Francisco, CA 94102

  Davis, CA  95616-5201                                 (415) 392-6257

  (530) 752-6942                                                (415) 392-8442. Fax

 

  Mon-Fri 8am-5pm                                           Seeks to represent lesbian, gay, bisexual,

  Contact: Amagda Perez  or James                   and transgender (LGBT) indigent aliens

                 Smith                                                 in asylum proceedings.

  Language: Spanish                                           Assists LGBT aliens and immigrants

  Must meet income guide for                             in understanding visas, asylum claims,

  representation / Pro Bono                                  HIV  exclusion

 

 

*La Raza Centro Legal                                    * Central American Resource Center

 474 Valencia St. Ste. 295                                    (CARACEN)

 San Francisco, CA 94103                                   1245 Alabama St.

 (415) 575-3500                                                    San Francisco, CA 94110

 Language: Spanish                                               Mon.-Fri. 9am-5pm

                                                                              Language: Spanish

 * May charge nominal fee.                                        *Charges nominal fee.

 *Will represent aliens in                                           * Must meet (HUD) income

   asylum cases.                                                              guidelines for representation.

 *Will represent Latin American

     aliens in asylum cases

 

                U.S. GOVERNMENT INFORMATION

 

 IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE INFORCEMENT

         Bond Posting……………..  (415) 844-5651

         Detention and Removals…..(415) 844-5512

         Investigations………………(415) 844-5347

 

 CONSUMER INFORMATION CATALOG     website: pueblo.gsa.gov

  *Welcome to the United States: A guide for New Immigrants.  101T. $10.00

   Order online at pueblo.gsa.gov

  OR    Call toll-free 1(888) 8 PUEBLO to place your order M-F, 8am-8pm ET

  OR  Mail your order to : FCIC – 09D

                                         PO box 100

                                         Pueblo, CO 81002                                                   

                                            

 ENGLISH AND CITIZENSHIP PREPARATION CLASSES

 PittsburgAdultEducationCenter  

1151 Stoneman Ave., Pittsburg, CA

    Citizenship Classes : Monday and Wednesday  6:30-9:00.

     English Classes : Morning  and Evening

     NO Fee

   Call (925) 473-4460 or visit our website: https://www.pittsburg.k12.ca.us/paec

 

Antioch Adult Education

820 West 2nd St., Antioch, Ca

English Classes:  Morning and Evening

No Fee

Call (925) 706-5365    website: www.antoich.k12.ca.us

 

Liberty Adult Education

929 Second Street, Brentwood, CA

 English Classes: Monday and Wednesday  6:00-8:30

No Fee

Call (510) 234-5110 x 305