| Helping low-income immigrants find legal help

The Welcome Network

  • Location:
    824 E Hoffman St
    Hammond, IN 46327
  • Phone:
    (219) 276-3764
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The Welcome Network exists to provide practical services, spiritual mentoring, and real community to immigrants and refugees in Northwest Indiana and Chicago. Partnering with area churches, local organizations, and a local network of legal experts, we provide DOJ-accredited quality, empathetic, and low-cost immigration legal assistance.

State served: Indiana

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, 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, Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Family & Juvenile, Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, 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: 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: Arabic, English, Serbian, Spanish, Italian
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Our offices are open from Monday through Thursday


Volunteer Coordinator
David Claydy
(407) 701-3677
Other Information Resettlement Coordinator
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