Immigration and LEgal Services
Stuart Smith, Community Outreach & Resource Planning Specialist (CORPS): email@example.com, 504-299-1488
Services: The Wage and Hour Division through the United States Department of Labor provides information and resources in multiple languages for employees to understand their rights in the workplace and understand how to file formal complaints against an employer for rights violations. For information on how to file a complaint in English, click here. For information on how to file a complaint in Spanish, click here. For fact sheets and other information in multiple languages, click here. For further information on the wage and hour division, such as who they are, who they serve and what they do, click here.
Hotline: Louisiana Language Access Coalition (LLAC)
504-315-5751 (calls, texts and Whatsapp)
Services: A hotline to collect community data on language access gaps in education, healthcare, legal and government settings. The hotline will accompany impacted people to make a complaint, share Know Your Rights information and make multilingual referrals when possible. Community members can call, text or send a whatsapp message to the LLAC hotline at 504-315-5751. A volunteer will respond within 3 business days to complete an intake, listen to stories and concerns, and offer information and support. Community members can also click here to submit an intake form to the hotline without calling.
Services: Free ALAS is a New Orleans nonprofit organization that increases youth access to education by training school staff and educators on how to support immigrant students and system-impacted youth, and how staff and educators can help connect youth to pro bono legal representation. For more information, click the link above.
Phone: (504) 813-4022
Services: Prepare families to empower themselves in the face of attacks on immigrant communities, orient families to general community resources regarding health, education, housing and immigration, provide temporary shelter to recently-arrived immigrant families and their children, provide trainings and resources for families that are adapting to a new culture, and orient families to local education systems and how to be involved in their children’s education.
935 Gravier St #1340, New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: (504) 581-4043.
Services: Provides free civil legal aid to those that qualify for services. The Pro Bono Project serves residents of the following parishes: Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, and Washington. For more information, click here.
Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New Orleans Immigration and Refugee Services
1000 Howard Ave. Ste 200, New Orleans, LA 70113, Phone: (504) 310-6862
Immigration Legal Services: (504) 310-6873 and leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email
Services for Unaccompanied Children: (504) 457-3462 and press "3" to leave a message providing your full name, phone number, and/or email address
Translation and Notary Services: (504) 457-3462
Refugee Resettlement Program: (504) 457-3462
Services: Immigration legal services, unaccompanied minors, domestic violence, citizenship and ESL classes, translation and notary services.
3401 Canal St, New Orleans, LA 70119, Contact: ProjectIshmaelNOLA@gmail.com
Services: pro bono immigration legal program for children
ISLA - Immigration Services and Legacy Advocacy
(504) 265-0416, Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Services: ISLA attorneys visit detained immigrants at the Pine Prairie ICE Processing Center on a weekly basis and provide pro bono representation under a universal representation model before the Oakdale Immigration Court.
Loyola Law Clinic and Center for Social Justice
7214 St. Charles Avenue Box 902 New Orleans, LA 7011 Phone: (504) 861-5595
Services: Legal services, i.e. workplace justice, immigration, community justice, domestic violence.
3500 Canal Street, 2nd Fl, New Orleans, LA 70119, Phone: ((504) 309-5165
Services: Organization and activism in support of day laborers and construction workers in New Orleans.
2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 700, New Orleans, LA 70119, Phone: (504) 821-8101
Services: Bond, inmate and jail information, consequences of a conviction, social services. Defense team, provides individualized mitigation plans, provide language access, advocate for incarceration alternatives, connects clients to critical services such as housing, job placement, substance abuse, medical and mental health treatment.
Southeast Louisiana Legal Services
1340 Poydras Street, Suite 600 New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: (504) 529-1000
Services: Provides free, civil legal aid to those that qualify for services.
New Orleans Family Justice Center
701 Loyola Ave, Suite 201, New Orleans, LA 70113, Crisis Line: (504) 866-9554, Phone (504) 592-4005
Services: Provides a range of free services to survivors of domestic violence, sexual assault, stalking, human trafficking and child abuse.
9900 Lake Forest Blvd., Suite F, New Orleans, LA 70127, Phone: (504) 620-0500
Services: Help families with government benefits, divorces, debtor or creditor issues, housing and immigration.
New Orleans Neighborhood Engagement Office
City Hall, 1300 Perdido St., 8th Floor, Office 8E15, New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: (504) 658-4980
Services: Promote neighborhood engagement in government decision making.
2714 Canal Street, Suite 201New Orleans, Louisiana 70119, Phone: (504) 309-9799
Services: Police monitor, individuals can file a complaint or commend an officer.
Louisiana Fair Housing Action Center (LFHAC)
1340 Poydras St #710, New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: (504) 596-2100
Services: Enforcement of housing regulations, file a complaint, homeownership protection, education with regard to fair housing and home ownership.
A New Orleans nonprofit organization that makes observations and reports on whether Orleans Parish Criminal Court judges, prosecutors and public defenders are doing their jobs transparently, ethically, and constitutionally. For more information, visit the link above.
Disability Rights Louisiana helps protect the rights of people of all ages in Louisiana with disabilities. Disability Rights Louisiana may have limited capacity to provide legal representation for certain legal matters. For more information, visit the link above.
Kenner Hispanic Resource Center
4312 Florida Ave., Kenner, LA 70062, Phone: (504) 469-2971
Services: Interpretation for legal proceedings, ESL classes for Spanish speakers, Hispanic Homebuyers' training programs.
700 Hickory Ave Harahan, LA 70123, Phone: (504) 888-9111
Services: Peer to peer support, stipends for families in need, informational resources and education for families and friends of children with disabilities.