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Greater DC

We provide free legal and social services to immigrant women and girls fleeing violence in the Greater DC area, including parts of Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia. Our office opened in 1997 in response to the urgent needs of this vulnerable population.

Greater DC Program Highlights

  • Immigration Law

    We provide free legal services in immigration law and other areas to help our clients rebuild their lives in safety and with dignity in the wake of violence.

  • Family Law

    We offer free family law services to our clients in order to assist them in gaining independence and protection for themselves and their children.

  • Impact Litigation

    We engage in appellate advocacy and impact litigation, and support clients in recovering damages from harms they have suffered, such as trafficking.

  • Trafficking Prevention

    We partner with law enforcement and advocates to address the human trafficking problem in Greater DC, sharing insights from our direct legal and social services to victims.

  • Social Services

    We help our clients meet their basic needs—including food, shelter, medical care, and employment services—so they can gain greater control over their lives.

  • Training and Education

    We educate attorneys, judges, police, and other first responders to create a community better able to respond to the unique needs of immigrant women and girls.

Need help? / ¿Necesita ayuda? / Besoin d'aide?

Please call 571-282-6161 between 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday - Friday. Translation services are available in every language. If you or someone you know is detained at Dulles, please call the CAIR Coalition hotline at 202-331-3329. It is staffed from 7am to 11pm.

Greater DC clients and their family members protected through free legal services in 2017
Greater DC clients and their family members connected to vital social services in 2017
Community members and frontline professionals trained in 2017