National Immigration Legal Services Directory

International Rescue Committee (Phoenix Office)

  • Location:
    4425 West Olive Avenue
    Glendale, AZ 85302-3847
  • Phone:
    (602) 433-2440
  • Fax:
    (602) 433-2881
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world's worst humanitarian crises and helps people survive and rebuild their lives. The IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. The Phoenix IRC opened in 1994 and has been a community partner in many areas for the State of Arizona. The IRC in Phoenix has the following programs: AZ Legal Center, Survivors of Torture, Victims of Crime, Mental Health Counseling, Individual Development Accounts for AZ foster youth, Interpreter Services, New Roots (urban farming), and many more services for refugees and immigrants.

State served: Arizona

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant petitions, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS)
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Employment services, ESL, Health services, Housing referrals, Language services, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Office Of Refugee Resettlement (ORR)-funded services for trafficking victims, Psychological or psychiatric services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Amharic, Arabic, Arabic (Egyptian), Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Burmese, Cantonese Chinese, Chinese, Croatian, Dari, Dutch, English, Farsi, Filipino, French, Haitian Creole, Iraqi, Japanese, Kirundi, Korean, Kurdish, Malay-Indonesian, Mandarin Chinese, Nepali, Pashto, Persian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Russian, Serbian, Serbo-Croatian, Somali, Spanish, Sudanese, Swahili, Tagalog, Taiwanese, Thai, Tigrinya, Turkish, Urdu, Vietnamese, Bembe, Chaldean, Chin (various dialects), Chinese (Hakka), Dhalou, Dinka, Ewe (Togo), Karen, Karenni, Kibembe, Kinyarwanda, Kiswahili, Kunama, Lingala, Malagsay, Mina (Togo), Nuer, Saha (Eritrea), Sango, Shan, Somali (Maay Maay, Bantu)
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes


Volunteer Coordinator
Alena Gormally