Centro La Familia Advocacy Services, Inc
Established in 1972, the mission of Centro La Familia Advocacy Services (CLFA) is to “provide services that empower and support families and individuals in our culturally diverse community.” As a trusted service organization, CLFA provides direct advocacy, crisis intervention and outreach education services to urban and rural communities in California’s Central Valley. CLFA provides essential services to low-income, Latino, often immigrant, non-English speaking, individuals and families. CLFA is led by its Executive Director who oversees the agency and is supported by a Deputy Director, Operations Director, two Site Directors, and seven Managers who oversee 80 staff members in five core departments: Family Strengthening, Health & Wellness, Victim Services, Immigration, and Policy & Leadership Development. CLFA has over 45 years of experience as a provider of full continuum services, which include outreach, engagement, prevention, intervention, counseling and advocacy services to a culturally diverse population.
||Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Tulare
|Areas of immigration legal assistance:
||Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
|Types of immigration legal services provided:
||Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
||Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Health services, Housing referrals, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Referrals to other services, Social services
||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
||Cambodian, English, French, Hmong, Spanish, Thai
|Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank:
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