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Mano a Mano Family Resource Center

  • Location:
    6 E. Main St
    Round Lake Park, IL 60073
  • Phone:
    (847) 201-1521
  • Fax:
    (847) 270-3209
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, direct email to jmejia@mamfrc.org or rmacias@mamfrc.org
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Founded in 2000, Mano a Mano Family Resource Center is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization supported by the generous contributions of individuals, corporations and foundations.  Our vision is an integrated Lake County where everyone has access to opportunity and paths to success.  Our mission is to empower immigrants and their families living in Lake County, Illinois to become full participants in American life.  

State served: Illinois
Detention Facilities Served: Elgin Police Department (IL), Jefferson County Justice Center (IL), Kankakee County Jail (IL), McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility (IL), Rock Island County Correctional Center (IL), Sangamon County Jail (IL)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), 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: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Education, Employment, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Employment services, ESL, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Free initial consultations, $50 for N-400, $50 FBI Rap Sheet requests, $20 FOIA Requests, $50 green card renewalsFor cases before the IJ, we partner with CALA a NFP who provides us with immigration attorneys at a lower or no cost

Volunteering

Volunteer Coordinator
Jael Mejia
(224) 908-7336