Volunteer Guide

Lutheran Social Service of Minnesota - Refugee Services

  • Location:
    2400 Park Ave
    Minneapolis, MN 55408
  • Phone:
    (612) 227-7865
  • Fax:
    (612) 871-0354
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Lutheran Social Service (LSS) offers a wide range of services and programs to help refugees start their new lives in Minnesota.

Counties served: Hennepin

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Consular Processing, Employment authorization, Family-based petitions, Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS
Non-legal services: Employment services, Language services, Referrals to other services, Social services
Languages spoken: Burmese, English, Somali, Karenni
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? Yes
Other information: Drop-ins on Tuesday from 9am to 2pm. This organization is a partner of Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 0
Is organization BIA recognized? Yes
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 2
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 2

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes
Network affiliations: Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC), Immigration Advocates Network, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS), Lutheran Legal Service Organization, Lutheran Legal Service Organization