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National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Central American Refugee Center (Hempstead Office)

  • Location:
    91 N. Franklin St.
    Suite 208
    Hempstead, NY 11550
  • Phone:
    (516) 489-8330
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Central American Refugee Center (CARECEN - NY) is a nonprofit organization providing immigration legal services and advocacy to the immigrant community on Long Island. CARECEN's attorneys and paralegals provide immigration legal assistance at low or no cost.

Counties served: Nassau, Suffolk

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, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Citizenship / Civics classes, Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, ESL, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No