Volunteer Guide

Justice For Our Neighbors

  • Location:
    77 W Washington St, Suite 1820
    Chicago, IL 60602
  • Phone:
    (773) 609-4401

Justice for Our Neighbors (JFON) is a faith-driven ministry, welcoming immigrants into our churches and communities by providing free, high-quality immigration legal services, education, and advocacy. An appointment is required for an intake at one of our three clinics in Northern Illinois.

Counties served: Cook, De Kalb, Du Page, Grundy, Kane, McHenry, Will, Winnebago
Detention Facilities Served: Elgin Police Department (IL), Jefferson County Justice Center (IL), McHenry County Adult Correctional Facility (IL), Rock Island County Correctional Center (IL), Sangamon County Jail (IL), Tri-County Detention Center (IL)

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, Habeas Corpus, NACARA, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, Temporary Protected Status (TPS), U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender, Torture survivors
Languages spoken: Arabic, English, Korean, Polish, Spanish

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes