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Farmworker Unit, Legal Aid of NC LSC Funded

http://www.farmworkerlanc.org/es/

Who We Are

The Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of North Carolina was established to meet the special legal needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina. The Farmworker Unit and its predecessor organization, Farmworker Legal Services of North Carolina,  have defended the civil rights of farmworkers for over 20 years.  Through legal representation and client advocacy, Legal Aid of NC's Farmworker Unit staff strives to ensure that farmworkers receive equal protection under the law.  The Unit addresses the legal needs of farmworkers through several program initiatives, including: Legal representation of farmworkers and their families in civil matters; Outreach and education of farmworkers and their families in civil matters; and Community education to the public about farmworker issues.

Who We Serve

Area(s)
Statewide
Language(s) Spoken
  • Spanish / EspaƱol
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

We access interpreters through Language Line Services whenever they are needed to communicate with a client. We rely on volunteer interpreters during our outreach to labor camps.

Income Guidelines

All clients must meet the LSC eligibility requirements for immigration status. In addition, all clients must be migrant or seasonal farmworkers.

There are some limited exceptions. Please call the Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of NC to see if you are eligible for our services.

Your family's income should be at or below the following percentage of the federal poverty level
125
Is this organization accessible by wheelchair?
Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?
Yes
Eligibility Restrictions

This program does not serve: Prisoner; Community Groups

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Full Legal Representation
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Civil legal services to address the special legal needs of migrant and seasonal farmworkers in North Carolina.

Outreach and community education

How to Get Help

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Information

The Farmworker Unit of Legal Aid of NC performs outreach in the rural areas of NC where many farmworkers work and live. It is there that we find many of our clients.

Phone +

Phone Number
919-856-2180, 1-800-777-5869
Hours
Monday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Wednesday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday
8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Documents

Please be prepared to bring all documents related to the legal issue you would like to discuss with us. In addition, we will need your proof of citizenship status--such as a passport, permanent resident card, or H2A visa.

General Contact Information

Address
Farmworker Unit, Legal Aid of NC
224 South Dawson Street (map)
Raleigh, NC 27611
Phone
919-856-2180
Toll Free
800-777-5869
Fax
Fax: 919-856-2187
Website
http://www.farmworkerlanc.org/es/
Last Review and Update: Sep 15, 2016

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