Pro Bono Legal Clinics

Free private consultations with specialized attorneys for low-income families.  In partnership with attorneys and other non-profits such as the Community Activism Law Alliance (CALA) and the Filipino American Lawyers Association (FALA), AFIRE provides the following legal clinics:

  • Immigration Law

  • Employment Law

  • Civil Law

Citizenship Assistance

Low cost application assistance with attorneys and trained volunteers for low-income immigrants. Monthly clinics are held throughout the

Chicago area.

Workforce Empowerment 

We work with low income Filipinos to provide certified First Aid/CPR training, contract templates, and a support network of other workers. 

Covering the basics of using First  Aid and CPR in case of an

emergency and practicing with a certified instructor. Includes two-year certification from the American Heart Association.

Tagalog Classes

Beginning level classes in the Tagalog language. Topics include

grammar, vocabulary, conversational phrases, and social and cultural issues that impact the community. Classes run weekly for 10 sessions total. Tagalog Language programming is held in Fall and Spring. 

Mental Health

A new project to provide young people the tools to examine their

Filipino identity and create resources for themselves and the community at large. Supported with a grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois.


For more information about our programs, please call us at (773)580-1025 or email us at