Volunteer Guide

Community Legal Aid Society (Georgetown Office)

  • Location:
    20151 Office Circle
    Georgetown Professional Park
    Georgetown, DE 19904
  • Phone:
    (302) 856-0038
  • Toll-free:
  • TTY:
    (302) 856-0038
  • Fax:
    (302) 856-6133
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Community Legal Aid Society, Inc. (CLASI) is a nonprofit law firm that provides legal services at no cost to low-income Delaware residents in order to help them become self-sufficient.

Counties served: Sussex

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Consumer, Disability, Education, Elder Law, Family & Juvenile, Health, Homeless, Housing, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Administrative advocacy (CIS/ICE/CBP), Department of Justice (DOJ)/Office for Victims of Crime (OVC)-funded services for trafficking victims, Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, 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, German, Signers for the deaf: ASL, Spanish, For clients speaking languages not spoken in-house we utilize contract interpretation services
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Some services are contingent upon eligibility for other services. We only accept victim-based cases (U/U AOS, T/T AOS, VAWA, SIJS/SIJS AOS). Detained cases are not accepted if detention is a result of a criminal matter.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 1
Is organization BIA recognized? No
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 1

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: American Immigration Lawyers Association, Asista, Immigration Advocates Network