Volunteer Guide

El Centro Hispanoamericano

  • Location:
    525 E. Front St
    Plainfield, NJ 07060
  • Phone:
    (908) 753-8730
  • Fax:
    (908) 753-8463

El Centro Hispanoamericano is a non-profit agency that meets the needs of immigrants and refugees through a variety of affordable legal services, advocacy, and social programs.

State served: New Jersey
Detention Facilities Served: Elizabeth (NJ), Essex County Jail (NJ)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Portuguese, Spanish

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes