Volunteer Guide

Maryland Coalition Against Sexual Assault - Sexual Assault Legal Institute

  • Location:
    P.O. Box 8782
    Silver Spring, MD 20907
  • Phone:
    (301) 565-2277
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (301) 565-3619
  • Contact methods:
    Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

MCASA's Sexual Assault Legal Institute (SALI) provides legal services to survivors of sexual assault and child sexual abuse statewide, as well as legal training and technical assistance for professionals working with sexual assault survivors.

State served: Maryland

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Other areas of legal assistance: Education, Employment, Family & Juvenile, Housing
Non-legal services: Referrals to other 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
Languages spoken: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Primarily T visas, U visas, and VAWA petitions. Other services are available on a conditional basis. Client must be a victim of sexual assault, including child sexual abuse, to be eligible for services.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 6
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
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: 4

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Immigration Advocates Network