Who can help

These organization can help with naturalization, green card renewal, family petitions, and other important services for permanent residents. For San Franciscans, initial consultations are generally low-cost or free*.

Self-Help for the Elderly (lead agency) 

Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin

Services: naturalization, derivation of citizenship, disability waivers, fee waivers (full and partial), and interview representation. Other immigration legal services: applications for green card, certificate of naturalization, family petitions, green card renewal and US passports. Free Citizenship and ESL classes.

601 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94133

 Call 415-677-7600 |  www.selfhelpelderly.org

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Languages spoken:  English, Mandarin,  Cantonese,  Filipino,  Vietnamese,  Korean, Japanese,  Hindi,  Russian

Services: consultations, form filling, fee waivers, document preparation; representation for complex naturalization issues such as disability waivers, criminal issues, and other issues.  Other immigration legal services, domestic violence and family law, housing, disability, elder abuse and human trafficking

1121 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

 Call 415-567-6255 |  www.apilegaloutreach.org

Immigration Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA)

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Services: naturalization, derivation of citizenship, disability waivers, fee waivers, and interview representation. Other immigration legal services (U-Visa, VAWA, Family Petitions, TPS)

58 2nd Street, 3rd Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

 Call 415-538-8100 x206  |  www.iibayarea.org

Jewish Family & Children’s Services

Languages spoken: English, Russian

Services: Family petitions, consular processing, diversity visas, asylum and green card applications; naturalization including preparation and filing, fee and medical waivers (for qualified applicants), interview preparation, and accompaniment; and applications for certificates of naturalization, US passports, and green card renewal

2150 Post Street
San Francisco, CA 94122

 Call 415-449-1200  |  www.jfcs.org/find-help/emigres/citizenship-services


Languages spoken: English, Cantonese, Mandarin, Filipino, Spanish,

Services: Naturalization, family petitions, green card applications, VAWA, U visa, SIJS, asylum, deportation defense

433 California St. Suite 800
San Francisco, CA 94104

 Call 415-813-1958  |  https://jubileelegal.org/

La Raza Community Resource Center (LRCRC)

Languages spoken: English, Spanish

Services: naturalization, green card applications, family petitions, TPS, DACA, deportation defense, and other immigration services. Walk-in immigration consultations offered every Tuesday with registration at 9:00 am and 1:00 pm and free citizenship classes 

474 Valencia Street #100
San Francisco, CA 94103

 Call 415-863-0764  |  www.larazacrc.org

We Rise SF Labor Center for Immigrant Justice

Languages spoken: Spanish, Chinese, English, Arabic, American Sign Language

Services: Consultations for naturalization, family-based Petitions, work authorization card application and renewal, green card application and renewal, and other immigration services

240 Golden Gate Ave, Suite 302
San Francisco, CA 94102

 Call 415-440-8798   | www.sflaborcouncil.org

*First consultation is free; follow up appointments may require limited fees based on specific cases