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Acadiana Legal Service Corporation (Lafayette Office)

  • Location:
    1020 Surrey Street
    Lafayette, LA 70502
  • Phone:
    (337) 237-4320
  • Toll-free:
  • Fax:
    (337) 237-8839
  • Contact methods:
    Email, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:

Acadiana Legal Service Corporation provides legal services and assistance to low-income residents of Acadiana.

Counties served: Acadia, Allen, Avoyelles, Beauregard, Calcasieu, Cameron, Catahoula, Concordia, Evangeline, Grant, Iberia, Jefferson Davis, La Salle, Lafayette, Rapides, Saint Landry, Saint Martin, Saint Mary, Vermilion, Vernon, Winn

Services Provided

Are immigration legal services provided? Yes
Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Naturalization/Citizenship
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms
Other areas of legal assistance: Civil Rights, Community Development, Consumer, Debt/Credit/Bankruptcy, Disability, Disaster and Crisis Assistance, Education, Elder Law, Employment, Environmental, Family & Juvenile, Foreclosure, Health, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Housing, Life Planning, Nonprofit Organizations, Public Benefits, Taxes, Veterans
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Referrals to other services
Populations served: Domestic Violence Victims, Farm workers, Individuals with criminal histories, Individuals with physical/mental disabilities, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, French, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: Eligibility for services is dependent on producible documentation and status of client. Some services are subject to LSC funding restrictions.

Staffing Information

Number of attorneys on staff: 4
Is organization BIA recognized? No
Number of fully accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of partially accredited BIA representatives on staff: 0
Number of paralegals/legal workers on staff: 20

Additional Details

Pro Bono opportunities? Yes

Administrative Information

Contact Person:
Sharon Jones
(337) 237-4320
Executive Director:
Joseph Oelkers
(337) 237-4320
Types of contact/attempt: Phone
Last contact date: July 25, 2018
Administrator comments: 8/7/12: staff updated. 10/25/12: email update 12/5/13: tickler 12/11/14: tickler 8/22/16: phone with Sharon 25 Jul 2018: updated contact information
IAN Members? No
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