National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services

  • Location:
    101 N. Wacker Dr.
    17th Floor
    Chicago, IL 60606
  • Phone:
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Email
  • Appointments accepted:

Legal Aid Society of Metropolitan Family Services (LAS) provides free legal services for victims of crime (restricted to Cook and DuPage counties) and trafficking (Northern and Central districts of Illinois). Services include T and U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions, and wage/hour claims.

State served: Illinois

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Elder Law, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Housing, Family, and Elder Law services are restricted to Cook and DuPage counties.


Volunteer Coordinator
Elizabeth Gresk
Other Information Not related to this, but if you could please split services into 2 sections - human trafficking and labor exploitation (statewide) and all other legal services to Cook and DuPage counties, that would be great.

IAN Partners

  • pro bono net
  • american immigration lawyers association
  • national immigration law center
  • unidos us
  • immigration legal resource center
  • immigration legal resource center
  • american immigration council
  • american civil liberties union
  • american immigration council
  • national immigration project
  • the advocates for human rights
  • lutheran immigration and refugee service

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