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Legal Aid of North Carolina - Battered Immigrant Project (Charlotte Office)

  • Location:
    LANC Charlotte Office
    1431 Elizabeth Ave.
    Charlotte, NC 28204
  • Phone:
    (866) 204-7612
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (919) 714-6808
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Fax, Phone calls, Phone or online intake / services available
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Aid of North Carolina's Battered Immigrant Project (BIP) provides immigration assistance to immigrant victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking. The BIP will represent victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and human trafficking in removal proceedings provided the victims meet our intake and income eligibility requirements.   We also provide technical assistance and training to domestic violence and sexual assault agencies, as well as other social service providers.


State served: North Carolina

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Public Benefits, Veterans
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish, Turkish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Services are subject to LSC funding restrictions. New clients should contact the toll-free number for intake on Tuesdays 3:30 - 7:30 and Thursdays 9-1. Advocates from domestic violence and sexual assault agencies, or other social service organizations, can contact BIP staff directly via email. We have access to language assistance services and interpreters and serve clients who speak any language.


Volunteer Coordinator
Samantha Pittman
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