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Organizations That Can Help With Citizenship

Organization & Phone Description of Services Languages Service Locations
African Immigrant and Refugee Resource Center (AIRRC)
immigration assistance May include Amharic, Arabic, French, Hindi, Kiswahili, Telugu and Tigrinya 1290 Fillmore Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Asian Law Caucus (ALC)
immigration May include Burmese, Cantonese, Cebuano, Filipino (Tagalog), Gujarati, Hindi, Hmong, Korean, Mandarin, Spanish and Vietnamese. 939 Market Street, Suite 201
San Francisco, CA 94103
Asian-Pacific Islander Legal Outreach
immigration Cantonese, Chiu-Chow, Filipino (Tagalog), Japanese, Korean, Mandarin and Vietnamese 1121 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Capp Street Senior Center
415-206-7750 or 415-206-7759
citizenship preparation classes Spanish 362 Capp Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Catholic Charities CYO Citizenship and Immigrant Assistance
citizenship and immigration services Cantonese, Filipino (Tagalog), Lao, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese 180 Howard Street Suite 310
San Francisco, CA 94105
Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)
immigration, citizenship Spanish 1245 Alabama Street
San Francisco, CA 94110
Centro Latino de San Francisco
citizenship classes Spanish 1656 15th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Chinatown-North Beach Community College Campus
citizenship classes Cantonese and Mandarin 940 Filbert Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
Chinese Newcomers Services Center
citizenship classes Cantonese, Mandarin and most other Chinese dialects 777 Stockton Street, Room 104
San Francisco, CA 94108
Citizenship, Refugee and Immigration Services (CRIS)
citizenship and immigration Cantonese, Filipino (Tagalog), Lao, Mandarin, Russian, Spanish and Vietnamese 98 Bosworth Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
Episcopal Community Services of San Francisco (ECS)
U.S. citizenship May include Spanish 201 8th Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Excelsior Senior Center
citizenship preparation classes Spanish 4752 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94112
Immigrant Legal Resource Center
immigration matters Spanish 1663 Mission Street, Room 602
San Francisco, CA 94102
International Institute of the Bay Area
immigration and citizenship Arabic, Cantonese, Mandarin, Russian and Spanish 657 Mission Street, Suite 500
San Francisco, CA 94105
International Rescue Committee (IRC)
415-863-3777;877-REFUGEE, or 877-733-8433
Provides limited immigration services May include Bosnian, Burmese, Croatian, French, Karin, Russian, Spanish, and Thai

San Jose Office
1210 S Bascom Ave, #227, San Jose, CA 95128
(408) 277-0255

Oakland Office
440 Grand Avenue, #500, Oakland, CA 94610

Irish Immigration Pastoral Center
immigration Limited to English 5340 Geary Boulevard, Suite 206
San Francisco, CA 94121
Jewish Family and Children’s Services (JFCS)
legal immigration services Hebrew, Russian, and Yiddish. Other languages are available by arrangement 2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94115
Korean American Community Center of San Francisco and Bay Area
citizenship classes Korean 745 Buchanan Street
San Francisco, CA 94102
Korean Center, Inc.
citizenship classes Korean 1362 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94109
La Raza Community Resource Center
immigration services Spanish 474 Valencia Street, Suite 100
San Francisco, CA 94103
Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights of the San Francisco Bay Area (LCCR)
immigration clinics May include Spanish 131 Steuart Street, Suite 400
San Francisco, CA 94105
Legal Services for Children, Inc. (LSC)
immigration Spanish. Other languages may include Cantonese, Filipino (Tagalog) and Mandarin. 1254 Market Street, Third Floor
San Francisco, CA 94102
National Center for Lesbian Rights (NCLR)
immigration Spanish 870 Market Street, Suite 570
San Francisco, CA 94102
Self-Help for the Elderly
citizenship program Cantonese, Filipino (Tagalog), Mandarin, Russian and Taishan 407 Sansome Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States Citizenship and Immigration Services
immigration services Most languages are available 630 Sansome Street (mailing address)
San Francisco, CA 94111

444 Washington Street (Information Room)
San Francisco, CA 94111
United Way of the Bay Area HELPLINK/211 (San Francisco)
800-273-6222 or
415-808-HELP (4357) (HELPLINK Bay Area)
immigrant assistance Cantonese, Mandarin, and Spanish. Interpreter service is available 221 Main Street, Suite 300
San Francisco, CA 94105

Other Organizations that can help with citizenship

Organization Phone Location
Federal Citizen Information Center National Contact Center (FCIC) 1-800-FED-INFO
or 1-800-333-4636
Dolores Housing Program 415-282-3078 938 Valencia Street
San Francisco, CA 94110

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