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Community Legal Services and Counseling Center

  • Location:
    1 West Street
    Cambridge, MA 02139
  • Phone:
    (617) 661-1010
  • Fax:
    (617) 661-3289
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Community Legal Services and Counseling Center provides free civil legal aid and affordable psychological counseling to low-income people. Our services combat the effects of poverty and violence by helping clients and their children meet basic human needs for safety, income, health, and housing. CLSACC draws on the expertise of dedicated volunteer professionals to provide direct services to our community's most vulnerable members.

State served: Massachusetts

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Disability, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing
Non-legal services: Psychological or psychiatric services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Farsi, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: The only state-wide service is for immigration; for other services, please call to see if we cover your area. Waiting time to schedule an appointment is one to two weeks, please plan accordingly. We do not see clients on a walk-in basis; please call to schedule an appointment.

ciri partners

  • asian americans advancing justice
  • american immigration council
  • afl cio
  • american immigration council
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • the center for popular democracy
  • catholic immigration network
  • center for migration studies
  • fair immigration reform movement
  • farmworker justice
  • immigration advocates network
  • immigration legal resource center
  • naleo educational fund
  • national alliance of latin american and caribbean communities
  • national council of la raza
  • national day laborer organizing network
  • national immigrant justice center
  • national immigration law center
  • national immigration project
  • picon national network
  • picon national network
  • ufw foundation
  • unite here!
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  • united we dream
  • women for common sense immigration reform
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