Immigration and LEgal Service Providers 

NEW ORLEANS

Familias Unidas en Acción

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.

New Orleans Pro Bono Project

935 Gravier St #1340, New Orleans, LA 70112, Phone: (504) 581-4043 

Services: Provides free, quality civil legal services to the underserved members of the community in Orleans, Jefferson, Plaquemines, St. Bernard, St. Tammany, and Washington parishes who otherwise might not have access to the civil legal help they need.  

 

Catholic Charities Immigration 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.

Project Ishmael

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: apage@islaimmigration.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.

The Congress of Day Laborers

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.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) 

1250 Poydras St. Suite 1800, New Orleans, LA 70113, Phone: 1-800-375-5283

Services: Governmental agency responsible for citizenship and immigration affairs.

Orleans Public Defenders 

2601 Tulane Ave., Suite 700, New Orleans, LA 70119, Phone: (504) 821-8101

Services: Bond, inmate and jail information, immigration services, 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 low-income families. 

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.

Excelth Legal Clinic 

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. 

 

Independent Police Monitor 

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.

JEFFERSON

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.

 

Families Helping Families 

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.