Houston Resources

Low-Cost/Pro-Bono Attorneys

 

1.) Carecen Central American Refugee Center

6006 Bellaire Boulevard, Ste. 100

Houston, TX 77081

Tel: 713-665-1284

Cost: They may charge a nominal fee. Income limits apply.

Area of Service: Asylum, Domestic Violence, Immigration.

Website: https://www.immigrationadvocates.org/nonprofit/legaldirectory/organization.393389-Central_American_Resource_Center_Houston_Office

 

2.) Catholic Charities' St. Frances Cabrini Center for Immigration Legal Assistance

2900 Louisiana Street  Houston, TX 77006

Tel: 713-874-6750

Cost: Services are by appointment only. There is a $30 intake fee.

Area of Service: Domestic Violence, Immigration, Naturalization.

Website: https://catholiccharities.org/supporting-refugees-immigrants/st-frances-cabrini-center-for-immigration-legal-assistance/

 

3.) Texas Southern University (Thurgood Marshall School of Law – Legal Clinic)

3100 Cleburne Street Houston, TX 77004

Tel: 713-313-7275

Cost: Offers direct representation in a limited number of cases. Call to learn more.

Area of Service: Immigration, Criminal Matters,, Family Law (Simple Divorces).

Website: http://www.tsulaw.edu/legal_clinic/contact_the_legal_clinics.html

 

4.) Texas Civil Rights Project

405 Main Street Houston , TX 77002

Tel: 832-767-3650

Cost: Call number above.

Area of Service: Immigration, Civil Rights, Criminal and Employment.

Website: https://texascivilrightsproject.org/

 

5.) YMCA International Services
6300 Westpark Dr, Ste 600 

Houston, TX 77057

Tel: 713- 339-9015

Cost: Call number above.
Area of Service: Refugee Resettlement,
Immigration Law.

Website: https://www.ymcahouston.org/locations/ymca-international

English Classes

1.) Literacy Advance Wilcrest
2424 Wilcrest Drive, Houston, TX 77042

Tel:  713-266-8777 / (281) 849-4393

Cost: $0

Contact: Carlos Lazo at number above.

Website: https://www.mamhouston.org/learnenglish

2.) Emerson Unitarian Universalist Church
1900 Bering Drive Houston, TX 77057

Tel: 713-782-8250

Cost: $0

Contact: Instructors at 713-782-0825

Website: http://emersonhouston.org/social-action/english-classes-esl-for-adults/

3.) Lift English Program

3909 Graustark Crooker Room  212, Houston TX, 77006

Tel: 713-301-7276

Cost: $ 40 for 10 week course

Contact: David Godwin at 713-301-7276

Website: https://lift-english.com/

 

4.) Walter Neighborhood Library

7660 Clarewood Houston, Texas 77036

Tel: 832-393-2500

Website: https://houstonlibrary.org/international

 

5.) CELTA Houston TESOL Course

Bilingual Education Institute,

6060 Richmond Avenue ste 180 Houston, Texas

Tel: 1-800-756-2003

Cost: $40 deposit, refundable at the end of the class if no more than 3 classes are missed.

Website: https://www.teachinghouse.com/celta-houston-tesol-course

 

6.) Harris County Department of Education
6300 Irvington Boulevard
Houston, Texas 77022

Tel: 713-694-6300

Cost: Call number above

Contact: Call number above.

Website: https://www.hcde-texas.org/adult-education

Citizenship Classes

 

 

 

1.) Baker Ripley Neighborhood Center

6500 Rookin St., Houston, TX 77074

Tel: 346-867-3871

Cost: $0

Contact: Office Number above.

Website: https://www.bakerripley.org/citizenship-and-immigration-services

 

2.) Ripley House Neighborhood Center

4410 Navigation Blvd., Houston, TX 77011

Tel: (713) 667-9400

Cost: $0

Contact: Coney (713) 273-3707

Website: https://www.bakerripley.org/services/bakerripley-ripley-house

 

3.) Chinese Community Center, Inc.
9800 Town Park Drive, Houston TX 77036

Tel: 713-271-6100

Cost: $0

Contact: Kai Zhang at (713) 271-6100 Ext. 122

Website: http://ccchouston.org/esl/

 

4.) Boat People SOS, Inc. - Houston
11360 Bellaire Boulevard Suite 910, Houston TX 77072

Tel: 281-530-6888

Cost: $0

Contact: Stephanie Pena at (832)300-5554

Website: https://www.bpsos.org/citizenship-immigration

 

5.) Memorial Assistance Ministries

1625 Blalock Rd.Houston, TX 77080

Tel: 713- 468-4516

Cost: $30

Contact: Johanna Saxena (713) 468-4516 Ext. 179

Website: https://www.maministries.org/citizenship

6.) Park Place Regional Library

8145 Park Place, Houston, Texas 77017

Tel: 832-393-1313

Cost: $0

Contact: Teresa Lopez at (832) 393-1970

Website: https://houstonlibrary.org/international