Service Providers

Immigrant Service Providers:

The Philadelphia region is fortunate to host a vast network of organizations which have worked to help immigrants for many years. Here, you will find an introduction to some of the more established and larger organizations. Visit their websites to find out more about the services they provide.

Catholic Social Services
Catholic Social Services provides low-cost legal services to immigrants in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Services include assistance with asylum and citizenship applications and court representation in matters involving immigration.

222 N. 17th Street, 4th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-854-7019; 215-854-7018 (Spanish)

Congreso De Latinos Unidos
Congreso de Latinos Unidos Inc. looks to strengthen Latino communities with services that include education, job training and employment services, housing and debt counseling, HIV prevention and support programs, drug and alcohol counseling, and children and youth initiatives including leadership and conflict-resolution.

216 W. Somerset Street
Philadelphia, PA 10133
Phone: 215-763-8870
Fax: 215-291-0561

Esperanza provides direct legal services to low-income U.S. citizen and foreign-born individuals and their families needing assistance with immigration matters. Services include: family reunification, green card applications, citizenship and naturalization, and assistance for victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, or other crimes. Esperanza also offers workshops on immigrant rights and immigration law matters.

Legal Department
4261 North 5th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19140
Phone: 215-324-0746, ext. 298
Fax: 215-324-2542 fax

HIAS (Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society) and Council Migration Service of Philadlephia
HIAS and Council's services include pre-migration counseling to refugees who seek to assist close relatives to immigrate to the United States, support for elderly and disabled new Americans seeking naturalization, and assistance in gaining permanent residency. The Asylee Outreach Project links those granted political asylum to social and refugee services.

2100 Arch Street, 3rd Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-832-0900
Fax: 215-832-0919

Lutheran Children and Family Services (LCFS)
LCFS offers specialized programs for refugees, torture survivors, unaccompanied refugee and undocumented children, and immigrant children and their families. Services include ESL and GED instruction and referrals to translations, behavioral health and foster care services and programs.

231 N. 63rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
Phone: 215-747-7500
Fax: 215-747-7707

Nationalities Service Center
The Nationalities Service Center provides legal, social, and educational services to immigrants, refugees, and other non-English-speaking people. Services include refugee resettlement, economic self-sufficiency programs, English classes, legal assistance, interpretation, employment preparation, and programs for the elderly.

Nationalities Service Center
1216 Arch St., 4th Fl.
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: 215-893-8400
Fax: 215-735-9718

Pennsylvania Immigration and Citizenship Coalition (PICC)
PICC represents the needs of immigrants, migrants, refugees and other new Americans to policymakers, public officials, and the general public. Advocacy areas include increasing access to public services, improving law-enforcement relations, ensuring worker rights, and expanding access to driver's licenses, Social Security numbers and other documentation. PICC also registers new voters.

2100 Arch Street, 5th floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-832-0636
Fax: 267-256-2119

Prime Ecumenical Commitment to Refugees
PRIME - ECR offers a range of low-cost immigration legal services. Services include help with applications for green cards and citizenship, applications for relatives to come to or remain in the United States permanently, asylum applications, and hardship waivers for clients who face deportation.

129 Owen Ave.
Lansdowne, PA 19050
Phone: 610-259-4500
Fax: 610-259-4515

701 North Lime St.
Lancaster, PA 17602
Phone: 717-396-9300
Fax: 717-396-9374

Southeast Asian Mutual Assistance Associations Coalition (SEAMAAC)
SEAMAAC provides linguistically and culturally appropriate services for refugee communities in metropolitan Philadelphia. Services include English classes, driver's education, citizenship-test preparation, health literacy classes, after-school programs for youth, truancy prevention, maternal/infant health-care services, breast-cancer support, senior lunches, nutritional services, housing assistance, employment assistance, help obtaining infant and child car seats as well as clothes and furniture.

1711 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19148
Phone: 215-467-0690
Fax: 215-467-5301