CARECEN, the Central American Resource Center, is a nonprofit organization that offers low-cost immigration legal services, community education programs, and advocacy and organizing to achieve fair and more inclusive immigration, education, and labor laws and policies in Los Angeles and the rest of the nation.

Business Hours and Locations


2845 W. Seventh St.
Los Angeles, CA 90005

9 a.m. — 4 p.m.

(213) 385-7800

San Fernando Valley

16501 Sherman Way, Suite 220
Van Nuys, CA 91406

9 a.m. — 5 p.m.

(818) 616-6019

Day Labor Center

1675 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90017

6:30 a.m. — 2 p.m.

(213) 483-0136

Legal Services Hours

Our legal services hours are different from our business hours. Please refer to our service hours page


San Fernando Valley Office

CARECEN's San Fernando Valley office schedules one day a week for first-time clients to receive an initial consultation. Below is the schedule. Prospective clients should show up at 9 a.m. The office is not open before.


9 a.m. — 4 p.m.