| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

Catholic Charities - Refugee & Immigrant Services (San Mateo Office)

  • Location:
    36 37th Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Phone:
    (650) 295-2160
  • Fax:
    (650) 286-1321
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

With 34 programs, Catholic Charities is a recognized leader in providing quality, comprehensive, and compassionate care for the poor, the sick, the distressed, children and youth, families, seniors, and immigrants, helping them move toward empowerment and self-sufficiency.

Counties served: Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara

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, 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)
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: English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Weekly workshops are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. Registration for these workshops begins at 12:30 p.m.