Provider Resources for Patients Concerned About Political Climate

Many programs and departments at ZSFG reported high anxiety among patients fearing what the current political climate might mean for them and their families. The resources below have been gathered from ZSFG Departments and programs and are organized here for providers who seek resources to share with patients. Solid Start will be updating this list as we become aware of new resources. Please send additional ideas to


Related events of interest can be found on the STEP UP Calendar




U.S. Department of Homeland Security website Frequently Asked Questions page regarding the revised Executive Orders (March 6)

The Legal Aid Society - Overview of Trumps Executive Orders on Immigration (Feb 27)

New Department of Homeland Security Guidelines on Deporting Undocumented Immigrants (Feb 19) 

International Refugee Assistance Project - IRAP KYR Packet UPDATE - 2.4.17 - WA Ruling (1).pdf (Feb 4)

National Immigration Law Center - Frequently Asked Questions on President Trump’s Executive Order (Feb 2nd) 

NPR: Trump's Executive Order on Immigration, Annotated (Jan 31st)





Legal Clinics and Resources for Immigrant Families

The Women's Building  

Legal clinic on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month from 10 am - 12 pm

Immigration Attorney is available for consultation or information. No registration is required. Free and bilingual (Spanish-English).

The Women’s Building

3543 18th Street #8,
San Francisco, CA 94110
Tel: (415) 431-1180


The Central American Resource Center (CARECEN-SF)  

Drop in legal services Monday - Friday from 9 to 11 am 3101 Mission Street, Suite 101


Asian Americans Advancing Justice - Asian Law Center (ALC)

Legal Clinic on 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the Month at 5:30 PM

By appointment only. Call (415) 896-1701 to make an appointment

55 Columbus Avenue, San Francisco


Centro Legal De La Raza

Keeping Immigrant Families Togeher 

Four clinics per month - call 510-437-1554 for an appointment.

3400 E. 12th St

Oakland, CA 94601



Jewish Family and Community Services East Bay 

Immigration Legal Services: English

Immigration Legal Services: Spanish

Immigration Legal Services: Arabic

Immigration Legal Services: Farsi




Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Family Preparedness Plans (Eng and Span)



Know Your Rights

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center created Red Cards to help people assert their rights and defend themselves against constitutional violations. Cards can be ordered from the website above or can be printed below. 

New: How to Use Your Red Card

IRLC Red Card_Spanish

IRLC Red Card_Chinese

IRLC Red Care_Tagalog

ZSFG Translated Red Card_Arabic

Post Election Know Your Rights Fact Sheets from National Immigration Law Center



From United We DreamKnow your rights when it comes to immigration raids 


Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals

The Immigrant Legal Resource Center : New Questions and Answers about DACA


Project Legal Link

 Extensive information on DACA, as well as a list of legal providers with DACA expertise.


Deportation and Detention

The San Francisco Immigrant Legal & Education Network (SFILEN) has downloadable Deportation and Detention brochures in a variety of languages.

Deportation and Detention Brochure_English

Deportation and Detention Brochure_Chinese

Deportation and Detention Brochure_Arabic

Deportation and Detention Brochure_Tagalog

Deportation and Detention Brochure_Spanish


From the Northwest Immigrant and Refugee Health Coalition

Healthcare Provider Resources for Refugees, Immigrants and Asylum Seekers

Hate Crimes/Harassment/Religious Intolerance


SF District Attorney's Office:

Hotline to report Hate Crimes: 415-551-9595


Resources for the Muslim Community

From the Council on Islamic American Relations

Know Your Rights and Responsibilities

Muslim Youth: Know Your Rights

Islamophobia Pocket Guide

Community Outreach, Workshops and Trainings

Muslim Community Safety Kit

File A Report

From the Council on Islamic American Relations

File a Report


From the Department of Education, Office of Civil Rights

File a complaint online for bullying or harassment of students

Find your regional Office of Civil Rights office


From the Department of Justice, Community Relations Service

DOJ’s "peacemaker" for community conflicts and tensions arising from differences of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and disability.

Find your regional Community Relations Service office

Information for religious groups

LGBTQ Resources


The Human Rights Campaign's lists of hotlines:

The Trevor Project: The nation’s only 24/7 crisis intervention and suicide prevention lifeline for LGBTQ people ages 13 to 24. Call 866-4-U-TREVOR (866-488-7386) or use Trevor Chat, the Trevor Project's online messaging service.

Youth Talkline at 1-800-246-PRIDE (800-246-7743)

Trans Lifeline at 877-565-8860

The GLBT National Help Center at 1-888-THE-GLNH (888-843-4564)

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255)

It Gets Better

Transgender Law Center


Spectrum LBGT Center: List of Resources


Disability Rights

Resources from the How to Be a Good Ally Conference

Disability Rights Resource Page

SF Free Mental Health Resources

San Francisco Free Mental Health Resources: Oct - Dec (Eng)

San Francisco Free Mental Health Resources: Oct - Dec (Spanish)

San Francisco Free Mental Health Triage Warm Line: Offers peer counselors 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to people who need someone to talk to right now.

Mental Health Triage Warm Line: 1-855-845-7415
Warm Line chat online:

RAMS Peer Counselling Support