Apply for a Green Card with Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)

Help for abused or neglected children

Schedule an appointment with one of the organizations below to see if the individual qualifies for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS).

Special Immigrant Juvenile Status allows children in the state juvenile system who have been abused, neglected or abandoned by a parent to apply for a Green Card.

Who can help

The organizations below can help children find out if they qualify for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS) and may be able to help them apply.

  • Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

    Languages spoken:
    English Mandarin Cantonese Filipino Vietnamese Korean Japanese Spanish

    Immigration legal and social services for low-income Asian Pacific Islander, Latino and immigrant communities.

    1121 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94103

    Call 415-567-6255 www.apilegaloutreach.org

    Hours
    Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish Portuguese Mandarin

    Immigration legal and social services for immigrant families. For DACA applications, email: dreamers@catholiccharitiessf.org.

    2873 Mission Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Call 650.295.2160 catholiccharitiessf.org

    Hours
    Monday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish

    Immigration legal and social services for Latino, immigrant and low-income families

    3101 Mission Street #101
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Call 415-642-4400 www.carecensf.org

    Hours
    Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Immigration Center for Women and Children

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish

    Immigration legal services for children and immigrants who are victims of domestic violence and other crimes

    3543 18th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94110

    Call 415-861-1449 www.icwclaw.org

  • Jubilee Immigration Advocates

    Languages spoken:
    English Cantonese Mandarin Filipino Spanish French Vietnamese

    Immigration legal services for immigrants including Cantonese and Mandarin speakers

    433 California Street Suite 800
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    Call (415) 813-1958 jubileelegal.org

    Hours
    Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday: Closed
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Kids in Need of Self Defense

    Immigration legal services for unaccompanied immigrant and refugee children in deportation proceedings

    200 Pine Street, 3rd Floor 
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    Call 415-694-7394 supportkind.org

  • Legal Services for Children

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish

    Free immigration legal services for children and youth under 21

    870 Market Street, Suite 356
    San Francisco, CA 94102

    Call 415-863-3762 www.lsc-sf.org

    Hours
    Monday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Tuesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Pangea Legal Services

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish French Portuguese German Farsi Krio

    Immigration legal services and advocacy for immigrants, especially in the area of deportation defense

    350 Sansome Street, Suite 650
    San Francisco, CA 94104

    Call 415-254-0475 www.pangealegal.org

    Hours
    Monday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Tuesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Wednesday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Thursday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Friday: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed
  • Tahrih Justice Center

    Languages spoken:
    English Spanish Hindi

    Immigration legal services for immigrant women and girls who are survivors of gender-based violence

    881 Sneath Lane, Suite 115
    San Bruno, CA 94066

    Call tel:650-270-2100 www.tahirih.org

    Hours
    Monday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Tuesday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Wednesday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Thursday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Friday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
    Saturday: Closed
    Sunday: Closed

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Jubilee Immigration Advocates

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Pangea Legal Services

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Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Legal Services for Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Immigration Center for Women and Children

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Central American Resource Center (CARECEN)

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Catholic Charities CYO of San Francisco

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)

Asian Pacific Islander Legal Outreach (APILO)