| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

International Rescue Committee (Oakland Office)

  • Location:
    440 Grand Avenue
    Suite 500
    Oakland, CA 94610
  • Phone:
    (510) 452-8222
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The International Rescue Committee responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people survive and rebuild their lives through a variety of programs and services that include but are not limited to, advocacy, resettling refugees, and empowering the most vulnerable members of society.

Counties served: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Mateo, Sonoma, Stanislaus, Yolo, Yuba

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Employment services, Health services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Amharic, Arabic, Bosnian, Croatian, English, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Tigrinya
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Kristen Borash
(510) 452-8222