National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Catholic Charities - Refugee & Immigrant Services (San Mateo Office)

  • Location:
    36 37th Avenue
    San Mateo, CA 94403
  • Phone:
    (650) 295-2160
  • Fax:
    (650) 286-1321
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls, Website
  • Appointments accepted:

With 34 programs, Catholic Charities is a recognized leader in providing quality, comprehensive, and compassionate care for the poor, the sick, the distressed, children and youth, families, seniors, and immigrants, helping them move toward empowerment and self-sufficiency.

Counties served: Alameda, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Consular Processing, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Non-legal services: Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: 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, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Weekly workshops are held every Monday at 2:00 p.m. Registration for these workshops begins at 12:30 p.m.