National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga

  • Location:
    324 W. Buffalo St
    Ithaca, NY 14850
  • Phone:
    (607) 272-5062 x 11
  • Fax:
    (607) 272-4427
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Fax, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Catholic Charities Tompkins/Tioga provides legal advocacy, direct services, and referrals for refugees and immigrants who reside in Tompkins County. Our target population is people who live at or below the economic margins of society. We do assist others as staff time is available. We serve all immigrants and refugees, regardless of country of origin or religion. Catholic Charities is the only non-profit agency in Tompkins County recognized by the Department of Justice and Department of Homeland Security to provide legal immigration services to clients. The Immigrant Services Program director has DOJ accreditation.

Counties served: Tompkins

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Employment services, Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: Burmese, English, Haitian Creole, Spanish, Karen
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes