| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality, Inc. (Dayton Office)

  • Location:
    130 West Second St
    Suite 700 East
    Dayton, OH 45402
  • Phone:
    (800) 837-0814
  • TTY:
    (888) 545-9497
  • Fax:
    (937) 535-4600
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Advocates for Basic Legal Equality (ABLE), along with its partner organization Legal Aid of Western Ohio (LAWO), provides free representation in civil legal matters to low-income individuals. The general service area of these organizations is a 32-county area in northern and western Ohio. Cases are accepted based on funding and staffing levels and priorities, with a focus on doing impact litigation and systemic advocacy.

State served: Ohio

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, Habeas Corpus, 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), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Education, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, 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, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Legal Aid In-take Line: 1-888-534-1432