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Spanish Community Center

  • Location:
    309 N Eastern Ave.
    Joliet, IL 60432
  • Phone:
    (815) 727-3683
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls, Website, Phone intake and remote services available
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

At Spanish Community Center, we will make sure you leave here having your questions answered and your fears alleviated to the best of our abilities in your journey to becoming a US Citizen, a permanent resident, or in exploring other legal options for you and your family. Our services are available year-round from Monday-Friday. Spanish Community Center is recognized by the Department of Justice to assist participants with immigration proceedings.

State served: Illinois

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, 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, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA), Federal court appeals
Other areas of legal assistance: Nonprofit Organizations
Non-legal services: Citizenship / Civics classes, ESL, Housing referrals, Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Domestic Violence Victims, 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: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: No
Nominal fee charged? Yes