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Ascentria Care Alliance (Worcester Office)

  • Location:
    11 Shattuck Street
    Worcester, MA 01605
  • Phone:
    (774) 243-3100
  • Fax:
    (508) 519-3089
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

The Immigration Legal Assistance Program at Ascentria Care Alliance provides free and low-cost legal services to immigrants in the New England area.

State served: Massachusetts

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, 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: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, 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: Albanian, Arabic, Burmese, English, Farsi, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Mandarin Chinese, Nepali, Portuguese, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Somali, Spanish, Vietnamese
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: This organization is a partner of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.