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La Casa de Amistad, Inc.

  • Location:
    746 S. Meade Street
    South Bend, IN 46619
  • Phone:
    (574) 233-2120
  • Fax:
    (574) 233-2120
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

La Casa de Amistad, Inc. is a community center serving the needs of immigrants and residents of South Bend, Indiana and the surrounding areas. We are a DOJ (formerly BIA) recognized agency, authorized to provide low-cost immigration legal services. We provide ENL and Citizenship classes and other adult education services. We also offer a variety of programming for children ages 4 through high school. All of our services are bilingual, English and Spanish.

Counties served: Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clay, Clinton, De Kalb, Elkhart, Fulton, Grant, Howard, Huntington, Jasper, Kosciusko, La Porte, Lagrange, Lake, Marshall, Miami, Newton, Noble, Porter, Pulaski, St Joseph, Starke, Steuben, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Wabash, Warren, White, Whitley

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, 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
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: 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
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Accepts clients in the following counties of Southern Michigan: Berrien, Cass, St. Joseph, Branch, Hillsdale, Lenawee, Monroe, Wayne, Washtenaw, and Jackson, Calhoun, Kalamazoo, Van Buren.


Volunteer Coordinator
Nanci Flores
(574) 233-2120
Other Information Citizenship and Immigration program coordinator