International Community Relations

‚ÄčNATURALIZE CHARLOTTE

MISSION STATEMENT:

Naturalize Charlotte is a collaborative effort to increase naturalizations among eligible residents through dissemination of information, classes, community support and volunteerism.

ORGANIZATION

SERVICES

CONTACT

Carolina Refugee Resettlement Agency

5009 Monroe Rd. Ste. 100

Charlotte, NC 28205

  • Citizenship Preparation Classes
  • Immigration Legal Services

Marsha Hirsch

marsha.hirsh@carolinarefugee.org

704-535-8803

Catholic Charities Diocese of Charlotte

1123 S Church St.

Charlotte NC 28203

  • Immigration services for:
    • Citizenship
    • Green Cards
    • Adjustment of Status

Maritza Solano-Rodriguez

msolano-rodriguez@charlottediocese.org

704-370-3262

CPCC

1201 Elizabeth Ave, Charlotte, NC 28235

  • Multi-level English Classes
  • Citizenship Preparation Classes
  • Educational Advising
  • Vocational Training

Lindsay LaPlante

lindsay.laplante@cpcc.edu

International House Charlotte

1817 Central Ave., Suite 215

Charlotte, NC 28205

  • Immigration Legal Clinic
  • Multi-level ESL Classes (adults)
  • Citizenship tutoring and classes (adults)
  • English Conversation Hour (all ages)
  • Family Storytime (birth-5)
  • Rising Readers (K-3, Summer only program)

Stephanie Galeotti

sgaleotti@ihclt.org

704-333-8099

Mon-Fri 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

 

The Latin American Coalition

4938 Central Ave Ste 101

Charlotte, NC, 28205

 

 

  • Citizenship Workshops for:
    • Screenings
    • Fee Waiver Evaluations
    • Application Assistance
    • Attorney Review
  • ESl Classes and citizenship classes
  • Immigration Legal Clinic (ILC)
    • Green Cards
    • Adjustments of Status
  • Languages offered:
    • Spanish
    • English

 

Angela Acosta

aacosta@mylac.org

704-941-2542

Mon-Thurs 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

CLOSED FROM 12:00 PM- 1:00 PM (Lunch)

Fridays-with appointment only

Refugee Support Services

3601 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

  • Self-Sufficiency Skills Training
  • Refugee Help Center

Southeast Asian Coalition

4938 Central Ave, Charlotte, NC 28205

  • Free Naturalization Workshops
    • Screenings
    • Fee Waivers
    • Application Assistance
    • Attorney Review

Whitney Smith

whitney@seacvillage.org

 

U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services

6130 Tyvola Centre Dr.

Charlotte, NC 28217

  • Citizenship & Naturalization
  • Civic Integration
  • Naturalization Presentations
  • Naturalization Study Materials

Daniel Knutson

Daniel.Knutson@uscis.dhs.gov

704-936-5148

7:00 AM - 3:30 PM

 YMCA

  • English Classes
  • New American Welcome Center
  • Diabetes Prevention Program
  • Parents as Teachers Program