Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

Organization Description

The mission of the APALRC is to advance the civil and legal rights of Asian Americans by focusing on providing linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate legal services to low-income Asian immigrants in the Metro-DC area, including those with limited English proficiency. Our goal is to ensure that Asian Americans can readily access government services and resources in the legal system to protect and enforce their rights, and to support their full participation in American society. The APALRC seeks to accomplish this mission through a three-pronged strategy that combines community legal education, individual representation, and systemic advocacy.

Program Details

Legal Resource Center

Program Website: Programs

Program Description:

The APALRC currently provides a range of legal services on various legal matters, including abuse prevention and family law, immigration, housing, employment, public assistance, crime victim assistance and consumer advocacy to low-income Asian Americans with limited English proficiency in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

Advice/Help Hotline Phone: (202) 393-3572 | Main Ext. 22
Program uses Language Line (Y/N): Yes
Program staff provide services in other languages: Chinese, Hindi/Urdu, Vietnamese, Korean, and 21 other Asian languages and dialects
Office days/hours: Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Advice/Help Hotline Phone: (202) 393-3572 | Main Ext. 22
Intake days/hours (by phone): Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm
Eligibility-residence-county: Metro DC
Children (Child Custody, Support, Adoption): Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Civil Rights: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Divorce: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Domestic Violence: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Employment: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Guardianship: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - General: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Housing - Landlord/Tenant: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Immigration and Citizenship: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
Other Topics: Brief advice/Help with forms/Clinics
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