Safety & Legal



Korean Community Center of the East Bay
KCCEB’s mission is to empower immigrants in the Bay Area through access to education, services, resources and advocacy. We help individuals get needed resources at critical moments in their lives and offer opportunities to empower themselves, their families and community for health and wellness.
Service Area
Bay Area
Law Offices of Hatixhe Grbeshi
Hatixhe B. Grbeshi is an attorney who can help you obtain your Social Security Disability benefits.
Service Area
Bay Area
Legal Aid at Work
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Legal Aid at Work’s Workers’ Rights Clinic provides low-income and unemployed people with free, confidential information about their legal rights related to work in California including wage protection, working conditions, and unemployment benefits. They provide services in Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, and other languages.
Service Area
Statewide
Listos California
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Engages a statewide network of community-based organizations, tribal governments, and community emergency response teams across the state to boost resiliency, provide accessible in-language information and advance a new culture of disaster preparedness.
Service Area
Statewide
Maitri
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Maitri is a free, confidential, nonprofit organization based in the San Francisco Bay Area that primarily helps families and individuals from South Asia (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and the Maldives) facing domestic violence, emotional abuse, cultural alienation, or family conflict.
Service Area
Statewide
MISSSEY
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MISSEY is a survivor-led organization that is confronting human trafficking in Oakland, in Alameda County, and throughout California.
Service Area
Statewide
Narika
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Narika's mission is to promote women's independence, economic empowerment, and well-being by providing survivors of domestic violence with confidential support, education, and advocacy, including a confidential helpline for survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
Service Area
Bay Area
National Human Trafficking Victims Hotline (Polaris Project)
The Polaris Project was founded in 2002 and staff is available 24/7 to help with tips, crisis, and more resources to help victims of human trafficking. 
Service Area
National
New Asylee Orientation (virtual) – The California Department of Public Health’s Office of Refugee Health and The San Francisco Department of Public Health’s Newcomers Health Program
Every month the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services' San Francisco Asylum Office partners with the California Department of Public Health's Office of Refugee Health and the San Francisco Department of Public Health's Newcomer's Health Program to conduct an orientation on benefits and services for newly granted asylees in California.

The monthly session covers topics that pertain to asylees in California such as: important documents, safety net benefits, and health care.
Service Area
Bay Area
Oasis Legal Services
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Provides legal assistance with asylum, residency, naturalization, VAWA, and family petitions for LGBTQIA+ immigrant communities.
Service Area
Bay Area
Pangea Legal Services 
Provides full-scope legal representation to immigrants in both detained and non-detained immigration court proceedings. Pangea's services are pro-bono or low-bono, and their clients are newcomers and long-term residents in the United States.
Service Area
National
PARS Equality Center
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Provides ESL, home-based tutoring, immigration services, social services, interpretation services, employment assistance services.
Service Area
Bay Area
Project ANAR
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An Afghan community immigration justice organization offering direct legal services, community education, and advocacy.
Service Area
Bay Area
Reconnecting Families Program (American Red Cross)
As the world’s largest humanitarian network, Red Cross and Red Crescent teams help reconnect families separated by international crises.
Service Area
National
Refugee and Asylum Seeker Health Initiative (RAHI) at UCSF
The Refugee and Asylum Seeker Health Initiative (RAHI) is a grassroots organization that incorporates evidence-based medical research, cultural competency, social determinants of health, and international collaboration to improve health outcomes for refugees and asylum seekers around the world.
Service Area
International
Chronicle Season of Sharing Fund
Provides one-time assistance to help people experiencing an unexpected crisis.
Service Area
Bay Area
Social Justice Collaborative
SJC’s mission is to ensure that low-income immigrants, asylum seekers, unaccompanied children, young dreamers, and displaced families are provided with direct legal services and high-quality legal representation in court at little to no cost.
Stand Together Contra Costa
A rapid response, legal services, and community education project to support safety and justice for immigrant families in Contra Costa County.
Service Area
Contra Costa County
STAND! For Families Free of Violence
A domestic violence service provider in Contra Costa County providing prevention, intervention, and treatment programs in community partnership to stop domestic violence and child abuse.
Service Area
Contra Costa County
Street Level Health Project (SLHP)
Street Level Health Project (SLHP) is an Oakland-based community center dedicated to improving the wellbeing of underinsured, uninsured, and recently arrived immigrants in Alameda County.
Service Area
Alameda County
Suicide Hotline
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Dial 988 to access free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.
Service Area
National
Survivors International (part of the Division of Trauma Recovery Services at UCSF)
Provides free psychosocial and psychological support to adult survivors of persecution and torture who reside in San Francisco.
Service Area
Bay Area
Legal Finders
A complete guide to the legal rights of non-citizens in the U.S., as well as a list of rights non-citizens can’t access, and a number of legal resources for non-citizens.
Service Area
National
The LGBT Asylum Project
The LGBT Asylum Project is the only San Francisco nonprofit organization exclusively dedicated to providing accessible legal representation for LGBT asylum seekers who are fleeing persecution due to their sexual orientation, gender identity and/or HIV status.
Service Area
Bay Area
oakland lgbtq center
The LGBT community center has social events, educational programs, health programs, and counsellors. There are support groups for young people, queer people, bisexual people, and transgender people. There are trainings and workshops for help with jobs. There is free therapy, art classes, yoga classes, and support for mental health.
Service Area
Bay Area
The Wright Institute Sanctuary Project (WISP)
Offers psychological evaluation services and low-fee psychotherapy to asylum seekers who are clients of the East Bay Sanctuary Covenant.
Service Area
Bay Area
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)
An agency of the United States Department of Homeland Security that administers the country's naturalization and immigration system.
Vital Immigrant Defense Advocacy and Services (VIDAS)
VIDAS provides competent and compassionate legal immigration advocacy at no or low cost to clients.
W.O.M.A.N., Inc.
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W.O.M.A.N., Inc., is a women-centered, feminist organization that works towards social justice for survivors of domestic violence. W.O.M.A.N. supports survivors and their loved ones with their healing journey where they bridge value-rich networks designed to address intersections of violence.
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