| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Connecticut Legal Services (New Britain Office)

  • Location:
    16 Main St.
    2nd Floor
    New Britain, CT 06051
  • Phone:
    (860) 225-8678
  • Toll-free:
    (800) 798-0671 for DACA
  • Fax:
    (860) 225-6105
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Connecticut Legal Services, Inc. provides a wide range of legal services to the low-income and under-served communities in the state of Connecticut. Handles VAWA related cases (VAWA, U, I-751 waivers) primarily on referral from domestic violence programs; handles DACA cases. Statewide 800 number for DACA screening. Handles adjustments and work authorizations for VAWA and DACA clients only. Handles other civil legal issues regardless of immigration status such as housing, benefits and domestic violence related family law cases. Services are free to eligible clients who meet income guidelines. Call to determine eligibility and make an appointment.

State served: Connecticut

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Community Development, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, 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, Polish, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Most immigration clients are referred internally from the domestic violence program. DACA program is statewide, as are other services.
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