| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Legal Aid Service of Broward County

  • Location:
    491 N. State Rd 7
    Plantation, FL 33317
  • Phone:
    (954) 765-8950
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. provides free civil legal advice and representation to the disadvantaged residents of Broward County. In addition, we provide educational outreach programs to help improve the low-income community and encourage self-sufficiency.

Counties served: Broward

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), 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: Consumer, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Haitian Creole, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: The Immigration Unit is staffed by 1 attorney and 1 paralegal. Legal Aid Service of Broward County, Inc. has various units that provide civil legal assistance in other areas of law.