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Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center

General Contact Information

1627 K Street, NW
Suite 610
Washington, DC 20006

How to Get Help

Phone Number General Helpline (202) 393-3572
  • Monday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Thursday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Friday 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Call (202) 393-3572 during office hours. Press the extension number for language-specific extension: Main/English: ext. 22 - Chinese: ext. 18 - Hindi/Urdu: ext. 19 - Vietnamese: ext. 20 - Korean: ext. 21. Please leave a message on the voice mail boxes, a volunteer will contact you shortly.

1012 14th Street NW Suite 450
Washington, DC 20005
  • Monday 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Please bring all relevant documents with you.


Interpreters will be provided.

The building is on 14th Street between K and L Streets.

Who We Are

The Asian Pacific American Legal Resource Center (APALRC) provides linguistically accessible and culturally appropriate free legal services to low-income Asian Americans with limited-English proficiency in DC, Maryland, and Northern Virginia.

APALRC has a multilingual staff who provides a range of legal services in the areas of abuse prevention, family, immigration, housing, community development, consumer and employment law.

The office is located on K Street between 16th and 17th Streets, NW, close to the Farragut North and Farragut West metro stations.

Who We Serve

  • Statewide
Additional Service Area Info We also serve residents of Montgomery County, Maryland and Northern Virginia.
Language(s) Spoken
  • Cantonese Chinese / 粵語
  • Hindi / हिन्दी
  • Korean / 한국어
  • Mandarin Chinese / 简体中文
  • Tagalog / Pilipino
  • Urdu / اردو
  • Vietnamese / Tiếng Việt
Cirumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

The organization also offers interpreters for speakers of Indonesian. The organization provides interpreters free of charge and through its Legal Interpreter Program (LIP).

Income Guidelines

Must be at or below 187% of poverty level.

Exceptions to income requirements determined upon intake.

Is this organization accessible by wheelchair? Yes
Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired? No

Type of Help

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

- Full Legal Representation: Domestic Violence/VAWA, family, housing, immigration, language access.

- Brief Advice: Provide brief service and information over the phone or in person.

- Legal Clinic: Currently holding weekly clinics on Wednesday afternoons from 1 to 6 to provide assistance on application for Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

- Self-Help Materials: Materials on VAWA, U Visa, Employment, available upon request.

- Workshops, referrals to other attorneys, etc.

Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? If you are in a life-threatening situation, please call 911 immediately.

Last Review and Update: Jul 07, 2014
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