There is a $45 consultation fee (paid by money order) and additional fees may apply depending on the type of work needed. Please bring paperwork about your situation to the consultation.
Monday – Friday; 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
In 2013, the office will be closed on January 1, January 21, February 18, March 29, May 27, July 4, September 2, October 14, November 11, November 28-29, and December 24-25.
Client walk-in sessions:
In 2013, we will not be offering walk-in consultations on Tuesday January 1, Thursday March 28, Thursday July 4, Thursday November 28, or Tuesday December 24.
How to Get Special Immigrant Juvenile Status for Children in DYFS
A child is eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status if:
If you know a child who meets these criteria, he or she could be eligible for Special Immigrant Juvenile Status and a green card (also known as legal permanent residence).
We are available to consult on these cases and may be able to assist in getting undocumented DYFS children permanent residence. This is a special procedure that may be available to many children who are in DYFS custody in New Jersey.
For more information, please contact Rocio Ugartechea at (973) 733-3516, extension 209.
Catholic Charities provides job-related ESL training, job training and job search for refugees, asylees, Cuban/Haitian parolees and certified victims of human trafficking at 2201 Bergenline Avenue in Union City - telephone (201) 325-4800 - only.
For other refugee services, please check the Office of Refugee Resettlement's website at www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr.