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Northwest Constitutional Rights Center

Resources Provided:
Safeguards the fights of political activists, communities of color, and immigrants through public interest litigation, advocacy, and education.

Contact:
520 SW 6th Ave. Suite 1050 Portland, OR 97205
T: (503)295-6400
http://www.nwcrc.org

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NAACP

Mission: “The mission of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is to ensure the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination.”

Resources Provided: 
Works to establish and uphold the civil rights of the African American community and for people of color in Portland. Legal assistance available.

Contact:
3527 NE 15th Ave. #125 Portland, OR 97212
http://portlandnaacp.wordpress.com/about/

Year Established: 1914

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Legal Aid Services of Oregon (LASO)

Mission: “The  legal aid organizations in Oregon seek to achieve justice for the low income communities in Oregon by working together to provide a full range of the highest quality civil legal services.  Services are provided throughout the state but due to resource limitations not every community has a legal aid office.”

Resources Provided:
Provides representation on civil cases to low income clients in Oregon. Also provides bankruptcy clinics and self-help classes. See website for various Oregon locations and information.

Contact:
921 SW Washington St. Suite 500 Portland, OR 97205
T: (503)244-4086
Public Benefits Hotline: (800)520-5292
http://www.oregonlawhelp.org

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Immigration Counseling Services

Mission: “For more than 35 years, ICS has been dedicated to improving the lives of Oregon’s immigrant communities by providing affordable immigration legal services and free informational forums. More recently, our mission has expanded to include work with unaccompanied children and to provide social services for survivors of human trafficking.”

Resources Provided:
Provides low-cost immigration assistance to low-income people by helping families apply for reunification, assisting people fleeing persecution, and educating people about citizenship process.

Contact:
519 SW Park Ave, Suite 610 Portland, OR 97205
T:(503)221-1689
http://www.immigrationcounseling.org

Year Established: 1879

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ACLU Oregon

Mission:
The Oregon Affiliate of the ACLU is a non-partisan organization dedicated to the preservation and enhancement of civil liberties and civil rights.

We believe that the freedoms of press, speech, assembly, and religion, and the rights to due process, equal protection and privacy, are fundamental to a free people.

We advance civil liberties and civil rights by activities that include litigation, education, and lobbying.

Resources Provided:
Provides information and legal assistance for cases dealing with constitutional and civil rights in Oregon. Please visit their website for assistance eligibility requirements.

Contact:
P.O. Box 40585 Portland, OR 97240
T: (503)227-3186
http://www.aclu-or.org

Year Established: 1920

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Catholic Charities

Mission: Inspired by the transformative power of God’s love, Catholic Charities, the social service arm of the Catholic Church in western Oregon, partners with the most vulnerable, regardless of faith, to achieve lasting solutions to poverty and injustice.”

Resources Provided:
Offers information and referral services, short-term intervention, housing assistance, employment information, parent classes, youth groups, and mental health counseling; also provides immigration and legal services.

Contact:
231 SE 12th Ave. Portland, OR 97214
T: (503)231-4866
Email: info@catholiccharitiesoregon.org
http://www.catholiccharitiesoregon.org

Year Established: 1917