The Advocates for Human Rights sponsors three local walk-in legal clinics. Eligibility for services at the walk-in legal clinics varies according to each site.
|Volunteers at the Park Avenue Clinic
Park Avenue Foundation/Volunteers Lawyers Network Walk-in Legal Clinic
The Advocates for Human Rights partners with the Park Avenue Foundation and the Volunteer Lawyers Network to provide brief advice and service in immigration legal matters to low-income residents of Hennepin County through this walk-in legal clinic.
Services are provided on a first-come, first-serve walk-in basis every Thursday (except holidays) between
3:00 and 5:00 p.m. at Park Avenue United Methodist Church, 3400 Park Avenue South, Minneapolis. Eligibility for services is limited to low-income residents of Hennepin County who do not have legal counsel.
Initially established in 1997 by the Park Avenue Foundation and the Volunteer Lawyers Network, the walk-in legal clinic serves over 300 low-income residents of Hennepin County every year.
If you are an immigration practitioner and would like to volunteer to provide brief advice and service at this walk-in legal clinic, please contact Colleen Beebe at [email protected]
Minnesota AIDS Project Legal Advice Clinic
Since 2002 The Advocates staff have been providing legal advice in immigration matters to persons referred by the Minnesota AIDS Project. Please contact the Minnesota AIDS Project for referral information.
Center for Victims of Torture Legal Advice Clinic
The Advocates have partnered with the Center for Victims of Torture since 2001 to provide torture victims with essential legal advice about asylum and related legal matters. These services are limited to clients of the Center for Victims of Torture. If you are a victim of torture, please contact the Center for Victims of Torture about their services.