How to Get Help

The California Department of Social Services, Immigration Branch funds qualified nonprofit organizations to provide services to immigrants who reside in the state of California. Immigration services include the following six service categories: (1) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); (2) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Naturalization; (3) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Other Immigration Remedies; (4) Legal Training and Technical Assistance Services; (5) Education and Outreach Activities; and (6) Services to Assist Individuals with Removal Defense.


Mailing Address:
California Department of Social Services
The Immigration Services Bureau
744 P Street, MS 9-6-33
Sacramento, CA 95814

Main Line: 916-651-8017

Immigration Services Funding
Unaccompanied Undocumented Minors

To learn more about an organization and the services provided, click on the icon to the left of the title “Base Immigration Service” to open a menu and select areas specific to the needs to navigate through the map. To open the map in a separate browsers, click on the square icon to the right.


Services Provided


  • Asylum

  • T-Visa

  • U-Visa

  • Special Immigrant Juvenile Status (SIJS)


  • Renewal


  • Public Charge

  • Naturalization

  • T-Visa

  • U-Visa

  • Violence Against Women Act

  • Asylum

What is the CDSS?

The California Department of Social Services supports programs which serve more than eight million people across our state. This work, accomplished everyday, provides stability, opportunity and promotes wellness in communities throughout California.


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