Social services (housing, meals, clothing)

Casa del Migrante (Tijuana)

A home for those who have been deported, displaced, are in transit or refugees. Accommodation for up to 45 days; breakfast, lunch and dinner; distribution of toiletries, footwear and clothing; medical care; telephone calls, internet and video calls; daily talks on human rights, addiction issues, sexual health; Referral of migrants to relevant specialized institutions; assistance with obtaining documents: Birth certificate, CURP, social security number; employment bureau (creation of resume and job application); safe space to store money and documents.

Telephone: (664) 682-5180, (664) 382-7685

Address: Galileo street #239, Colonia Postal, Tijuana, B.C. C.P 22416.


Casa Familiar

Social services, housing, education/youth programs, assistance with documentation/immigration assistance.

Telephone:(619) 428-1115

Address: 119 W Hall Ave, San Ysidro, California 92173

Father Joes Villages

Housing programs; emergency services; family health center/clinic; therapeutic childcare; employment & education services; public lunch program; day center for homeless adults. Hours: Monday – Friday, 6AM – 3PM, Saturday – Sunday, 6AM – 2PM

Telephone: (619) 230-7390

Address: 299 17th St, San Diego, CA 92101


South Bay Community Services

Counseling, help for children and families, domestic violence support, emergency and transitional shelters.

Telephone: (619) 420-3620

Address: 430 F Street, Chula Vista CA 91910

Medical/healthcare services

Clinica Romero health center

Provide quality, affordable and culturally sensitive health care and other services to the uninsured, insured and underserved communities of greater Los Angeles regardless of their ability to pay.

Pico - Union: Telephone: 213-989-7700; 213-989-7701

Address: 123 South Alvarado St., Los Angeles, CA 90057

Boyle Heights

Telephone: 213-989-7700; 213-989-7701

Address: 2032 Marengo St., Los Angeles, CA 90033


Southside Coalition of Community Health Centers

Los Angeles and Southern Counties

Find a clinic

Legal aid

ACLU

The ACLU protects your freedom through a nationwide network of staffed offices in every state, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. To request legal assistance or get involved, find your local ACLU affiliate below.

Find your local ACLU

Border Angels

Border Angels assists immigrants on the road to citizenship by providing free and low-cost legal assistance, as well as encouraging English language education and a comprehensive understanding of American culture, society, and legal system. Working in San Diego County, Border Angels has encouraged many people to apply for residency and/or citizenship when possible, and has brought awareness and education materials to countless migrants as to life within the United States, and vital rights, laws, and resources to be aware of.

Free immigration services and consultations:
– Every Tuesday at 6 PM in our office at the Sherman Heights Community Center. Address: 2258 Island Avenue, San Diego, CA 92102
– Every first Sunday of the month, 12 noon at the International Friendship Park on both sides of the border wall.

Click here to view the Border Angels list of immigration attorneys and their contact information.

List of Immigration services in southern California, from UC Berkeley

Support for women

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Providing security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes.

Los Angeles Office: Telephone: 213-614-1165

Address: 634 South Spring Street, Suite 727, Los Angeles, CA 90014

San Diego Office: Telephone: 619-515-2200

Address: 427 C Street, Suite 208, San Diego, CA 92101

Organizations for children/unaccompanied minors

The Immigration Center for Women and Children (ICWC)

Providing security and stability for children who are abused, abandoned or neglected and for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence, sexual assault and other violent crimes.

Los Angeles: Telephone: 213-614-1165

Address: 634 South Spring Street, Suite 727, Los Angeles, CA 90014

San Diego: Telephone: 619-515-2200

Address: 427 C Street, Suite 208, San Diego, CA 92101