Immigration Services Funding

The Welfare and Institutions Code (WIC) §13302-§13306 authorizes the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) to award Immigration Services Funding (ISF) to qualified nonprofit organizations to provide one or more of the following six (6) service categories: (1) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA); (2) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Naturalization; (3) Services to Assist Applicants seeking Other Immigration Remedies; (4) Legal Training and Technical Assistance Services; (5) Education and Outreach Activities; and (6) Services to Assist Individuals with Removal Defense. These funds shall expand services by augmenting existing funding resources of other providers and will focus on services to immigrants who reside in the State of California.

The CDSS is pleased to announce that it has offered $43,823,900 in funding to 101 nonprofit organizations for Immigration Services for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-19. The total requested funds for FY 2018-19 was $77,132,680. Please review the award announcement for the current Fiscal Year:


Contact Us

Mailing Address
California Department of Social Services
Immigration Services Unit
744 P Street, MS 9-6-33
Sacramento, CA 95814

Main Line
916-651-8017

Email
Immigration Services Funding ImmigrationServices@dss.ca.gov

Unaccompanied Undocumented Minors UUMLegalServices@dss.ca.gov

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