CARECEN, the largest Central American immigrant rights organization in the country, empowers Central Americans and all immigrants by defending human and civil rights, working for social and economic justice, and promoting cultural diversity. We envision Los Angeles becoming a place where Central Americans and all other communities live in peace and dignity, enjoying economic well-being, social justice, and political empowerment.
Mission & Vision
CARECEN has three legal offices, in Los Angeles, the San Fernando Valley, and San Bernardino
In Los Angeles:
2845 W. 7th St.
Los Angeles, CA 90005
In the San Fernando Valley:
16501 Sherman Way Suite 220
Van Nuys, CA, 91406
213-385-7800 ext. 122
For more than three decades, CARECEN has been pivotal in providing immigrant integration programs, delivering immigration legal services, fostering civic participation and community engagement on immigration policy, education reform and workers’ rights.
CARECEN LA by the numbers
With over 35 years of experience in legal services
120+ individuals served daily at our Day Labor Center
People That Receive Our Services Each Year