Immigration Law Organizations
Asian Law Caucus (ALC)
· Address: 55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 896-1701
· Website: www.advancingjustice-alc.org/
o Immigration Legal Clinic: every Wednesday 1:00pm – 3:00pm, and 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month 5:30pm – 7:15pm
o Offers legal information, advice, referral, and/or brief services in the areas of asylum, deportation, DACA, domestic violence, naturalization, status adjustment, and family-based visa petitions.
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN) San Francisco
· Address: 3101 Mission Street, Suite 101, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 642-4400, firstname.lastname@example.org
· Website: www.carecensf.org
o Provides low-cost, high quality immigration legal services to low-income Latino immigrants with or without DACA.
Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC)
· Address: 3543 18th Street #32, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 861-1449, email@example.com
· Website: www.icwclaw.org
o Provides affordable legal immigration services to underrepresented women and children. Assists immigrant youth applying DACA. Appointment preferred.
La Raza Centro Legal
· Address: 474 Valencia Suite #295, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 575-3500, firstname.lastname@example.org
· Website: www.lrcl.org
o Provides free or low-cost, direct legal services in immigration law and workers' rights to the low-income Spanish-speaking and immigrant communities.
San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN)
· Address: 938 Valencia Street, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 282-6209 ext. 115, email@example.com
· Website: www.sfimmigrantnetwork.org/
o Provides free immigration legal services assistance and community education.
Assistance with DACA Application Fees
o The Deferred Action Waiver Fund (DACAF) helps undocumented activists with a scholarship to cover fee associated with applying for Deferred Action by drawing two winners each month, as funding permits.
Mission Asset Fund
· Contact: (888)274-4808, firstname.lastname@example.org
o Lending Circle for DACA: Zero-interest loan to help participants pay the $465 application fee for DACA. Participants take theonline financial training class and build credit by making payments of $46.50 for 10 months.
o Lending Circles for DACA in partnership with the Mexican Consulate: The loan is for $465. The participant pays back $232.50 in 10 monthly payments of $23.25. The Mexican Consulate pays the other half for people with Mexican nationality.
o Lending Circles for DACA in partnership with OCEIA (Office of Civic Engagement and Immigrant Affairs): Anyone who lives, studies or works in San Francisco can receive a 50% match from the city of San Francisco.
Health and Mental Services
Low-income parents, children, seniors, and individuals with disabilities who have lawful immigration status – including DACA status - are currently eligible for regular Medi-Cal health coverage without any waiting periods, if they meet all other Medi-Cal eligibility requirements. Low-income immigrant women, regardless of their immigration status, are currently eligible for pregnancy related health care services, including prenatal care under Medi-Cal. As of October 2013, most lawfully present immigrants – including childless adults – will be able to apply for full Medi-Cal benefits, effective January 2014, if they meet the income criteria. For more information about eligibility, follow the instructions on this website: http://www.sfhsa.org/102.htm.
Low-income individuals who may be Medi-Cal eligible or currently have Restricted Medi-Cal can ask to be screened for regular Medi-Cal if they recently obtained their DACA status. The Medi-Cal office should provide you this form to complete and submit with your application: http://www.dhcs.ca.gov/formsandpubs/forms/Forms/mc13.pdf
Healthy San Francisco
Healthy San Francisco is a health coverage program that makes health care services accessible and affordable for uninsured residents. The program is available to all San Francisco residents regardless of immigration status, employment status, or pre-existing medical conditions. Check website for more details: http://www.healthysanfrancisco.org/
Healthy San Francisco Participating Locations:
Family Health Center at San Francisco General Hospital
· Address: 995 Potrero Avenue Building 80, 1st Floor, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 206-5252
· Website: www.sfdph.org
· Hours: M – F 8:00am – 5:00pm, M - TH 5:30pm-9:00pm
Glide Health Services
· Address: 330 Ellis Street, 6th Floor, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 674-6140
· Website: www.glide.org/heath
· Hours: M - W 8:30am – 5:00pm, TH 12:30pm – 5:00pm
o Drop-in care is on a triage basis; arrive 30 minutes before regular operating hours.
Larkin Street Youth Clinic (24-hour Physician On-Call)
· Address: 1138 Sutter Street, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 673-0911 x 259
· Website: www.larkinstreetyouth.org
· Hours: M – F 9:30am – 6:00pm, TU 11:00am – 6:00pm
Lyon-Martin Health Services
· Address: 1748 Market Street, Suite 201, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 565-7667
· Website: www.lyon-martin.org
· Hours: M-TU 11:00am – 7:30pm, W-F 9:30am – 5:30pm
Mission Neighborhood Health Center
· Address: 240 Shotwell Street, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 552-3870
· Website: www.mnhc.org
· Hours: M, TU, TH, F 8:00am – 5:30pm, W: 10:00am-5:30pm
Young Adult & Teen Health Center @ SF General Hospital (serves 19-24 year olds)
· Address: 1001 Potrero Avenue, Suite 6M, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 206-8376
· Hours: M, TU, TH 9:00am - 8:00pm, W, F 9:00am - 5:00pm
Community Health Centers
New Generation Health Center (NGHC)
· Address: 625 Potrero Avenue, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 502-8336
· Website: http://newgen.ucsf.edu/newgen/
· Hours: M W F 9:00am – 5:00pm (lunch 11:45am – 12:45pm), TU TH 10:00am – 6:00pm (lunch 12:15pm – 1:15pm)
North East Medical Services (NEMS)
· In order to find the NEMS clinic nearest to you, follow the website link below to see all 10 locations and hours.
· Contact: (415) 391-9686 | (650) 550-3923 | (408) 573-9686
· Website: http://www.nems.org/
Mabuhay Health Center
· Address: 1010 Mission Street, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 633-6421, email@example.com
· Website: http://www.mabuhayhealthcenter.org/
· Hours: Free clinic 2nd Saturday of every month. 10:00am – 3:00pm (Registration ends at 12:30pm)
· Address: 730 Polk Street, San Francisco
· Contact: (415) 292-3400, firstname.lastname@example.org
· Website: http://apiwellness.org/site/
· Hours: M – F 9:30am – 6:00pm
Immigrant Advocacy Organizations
ASPIRE (Asian Students Promoting Immigrant Rights through Education): Provides a space for the API undocumented youth eligible for AB 450* to discuss their issues and develop advocacy skills for immigrants' rights.
· Website: www.aspiredreamers.org/
California Dream Network: A statewide network of existing and emerging college campus organizations who actively address undocumented student issues and work to create broader social change around immigration reform and access to higher education.
· Website: www.cadreamnetwork.org/
Pre-Health Dreamers: Provide peer support and answers about graduate level education in disciplines including, but not limited to: medicine, dentistry, nursing, public health, and scientific research for undocumented students nationwide.
· Website: www.phdreamers.org/
Own the Dream: Helps Americans brought to this country as children take advantage of the opportunity to apply for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) and work permits.
· Website: www.weownthedream.org
United We Dream: Provides relevant information for the undocumented population. A list of resources is available through the website that vary from scholarships to legal resources.
· Website: www.unitedwedream.org
California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC): advances inclusive policies that build a prosperous future for all Californians, using policy analysis, advocacy and capacity building to unlock the power of immigrants in California.
· Website: http://www.caimmigrant.org/
Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF): Supports local AA and NHPI communities by providing policy and research support, grants, training, technical assistance, etc. Serves as a key resource for communities to mobilize and grow.
· Website: http://www.apiahf.org/
Filipinos for Justice: Aims to build a strong and empowered Filipino community by organizing constituents, developing leaders, providing services, and advocating for policies that promote social and economic justice and equity for all.
· Website: http://www.filipinos4justice.org/
Health Access: A statewide health care consumer advocacy coalition, advocating for quality, affordable health care for all Californians. Core missions include: preserving access to care, protecting consumers, and expanding coverage and health reform.
· Website: http://www.health-access.org/
United Ways of California: Advocates to improve the health, education and financial results for low-income children and families.
· Website: http://www.unitedwaysca.org/
California Endowment: Aims to expand access to affordable, quality health care for underserved individuals and communities and to promote fundamental improvements in the health status of all Californians.
· Website: http://www.calendow.org/
California Coverage & Health Initiatives: Statewide outreach and enrollment network, with efforts to ensure that all California’s families are able to easily and effectively navigate into health coverage and other health services.
· Website: http://cchi4families.org/
Asians Advancing Justice Center (AAJC): A national advocate for Asian Americans that serves immigrants by promoting justice for all, empowering communities, bringing constituencies together, and ensuring Asian Americans are able to participate in democracy.
· Website: http://www.advancingjustice-aajc.org/
* AB 540 is a California law that allows qualified undocumented students to pay in-state tuition at public higher education institutions in the state.
Academic Resources & Scholarships for Undocumented Students
Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)
Act on a Dream list of scholarships
New Leader Scholarships
Dream Summer Intern Program