National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Children's Legal Center

  • Location:
    1100 W Cermak Rd.
    Suite 422
    Chicago, IL 60608
  • Phone:
    (312) 722-6642
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Whatsapp: (312) 819-8466
  • Appointments accepted:

Children's Legal Center (CLC) is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization that provides free immigration legal services to children and families. Clients we represent are undocumented: children & families, victims of domestic abuse, human trafficking victims and asylum seekers. CLC's UAC Program is funded by Vera Institute and specifically represents unaccompanied minors who are either currently in or have been released from ORR custody.

State served: Illinois

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Employment authorization, Humanitarian Parole, 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
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: English, Farsi, Pashto, Spanish, Dari
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? No


Volunteer Coordinator
Laura Hoover
(312) 722-6642
Other Information Bilingual Preferred