Immigration and Citizenship Services
AAAJ, Asian Americans Advancing Justice
CARECEN, Central American Resource Center
IRC - International Rescue Committee
Partner Advocate Groups
California State University Los Angeles: Department of Social Work
Credit checks, financial counselling/coaching
NALEO Educational Fund
NILC, National Immigration Law Center
Community Based Organizations
Bet Tzedek · Establish guardianship, family preparedness, SIJS · 323-939-0506
Bet Tzedek provides free, expert legal advice and representation to low-income residents of Los Angeles.
KIWA - Koreatown Immigrant Workers Alliance · Workers’ rights, wage claims · 213-738-9050
KIWA has clinics related to worker empowerment. They also have workshops around taxes and invoices, particularly for street vendors.
EDN - Eviction Defense Network · Housing/Tenant rights workshops and consultations · 213-385-8112
EDN provides free consultations to stop evictions and involuntary displacement.
BASTA Inc. · Housing Rights · 213-736-5050
BASTA provides community education outreach and financial counseling to help tenants understand the root causes of eviction and homelessness, as well as their rights as tenants under local rent control ordinances and state law.
VEDC - Valley Economic Development Center · Entrepreneur workshops, small business loan · 800-304-1755
VEDC provides workshops on: marketing 101, homebuyer/homeownership, Facebook for business, tax tips for small business, entrepreneurial training, business plans.
PACE - Pacific Asian Consortium in Employment · Entrepreneur workshops, small business loan · 213-353-3982
PACE provides workshops on: business startup, credit workshops, small business loans, business plan and marketing, procurement, marketing 101, Google for business, how to grow your business, business taxes, legal aspects of your business.
YPI - Youth Policy Institute · Lending circles · 213-688-2802
YPI provides workshops on: financial coaching, financial literacy, financial capability, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA), matched savings accounts, debt and credit management assistance using tools like lending circles.
If you have questions or would like to volunteer or partner, call us at 213-228-7380.