Locations

ON THE MOVE: MCPHERSON FAMILY RESOURCE CENTER

Room 10, McPherson Elementary School 2670 Yajome Street, Napa, CA

(707) 738-3345

Monday/ Lunes -- Friday/ Viernes, 8:00am - 4:00pm 

PUERTAS ABIERTAS

952 Napa Street, Napa, CA

(707) 224-1786

Monday/ Lunes -- Friday/ Viernes, 9:00am - 5:00pm 

INTERNATIONAL INSTITUTE OF THE BAY AREA

1820 Jefferson Street, Napa, CA

(707) 266-1568

Monday/ Lunes -- Friday/ Viernes, 9:00am - 5:00pm 

UPVALLEY FAMILY CENTERS

St. Helena site - 1440 Spring Street, St. Helena
Calistoga site - 1500 Cedar Street, Calistoga

(707) 965- 5010

Monday/ Lunes -- Friday/ Viernes, 9:00am - 5:00pm

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My dream of becoming the first U.S citizen in my family would not have come true without CLS’s help. I would fully endorse CLS to anyone in need of support and help to make their dreams come true.
— Maria Lopez, CLS Client

Citizenship Legal Services is a unique collaborative, offering a continuum of services to help immigrants, living or working in Napa County, become U.S. Citizens who are fully integrated into the larger community. The program brings together critical partners from throughout the Napa County including legal aid providers, family resource centers, foundations and over 100 volunteers.  Specific core partners include the International Institute of the Bay Area (IIBA), On The Move: McPherson Family Resource Center, Puertas Abiertas, Legal Aid of Napa Valley and Up Valley Family Centers.

 

Our mission

To build a sustainable, reputable network of naturalization and immigration services in the Napa Valley.

Our impact

Since 2013:

  • 966,242 people have received information about the benefits and requirements of citizenship
  • 728 people have become US citizens
  • 338 volunteers have been recruited and trained to support the program

Citizenship Legal Services offers the following core services:

  • Free information sessions to learn if you qualify to apply and become a U.S. Citizen;

  • Free civics exam preparation classes for English and Spanish test takers;

  • Low-cost legal services, by attorneys and accredited representatives, to apply for citizenship and the application fee waiver;

  • Information and referrals to government agencies local organizations to ensure newcomers gain access to essential information and services;

  • Trainings to service providers and community leaders who seek to better understand immigrant integration and their clients’ immigration status.

  • Recruitment, training and supervision of youth leaders, interns and law students who conduct research, teach citizenship classes, provide consultations and assist with legal cases.

How you can help

In these times of uncertainty regarding immigration policy, securing funding for CLS is more urgent than ever. Your gift provides Napa County residents legal support throughout their citizenship journey as well as access to other important legal immigration services. Additionally, consider becoming a volunteer to support our program. To find out how  you can get involved, please contact one of our locations.