What We Do
CJP provides free legal representation for low income people when particular legal problems occur.
EMPLOYMENT if you do not receive minimum wage or overtime or you are treated unfairly in the workplace
LEAD CONTAMINATION if you believe that water or paint on the walls in your home may be contaminated with lead and it is affecting your children’s health
HOUSING if repairs to your mobile home or apartment are not made, incorrect rent has been demanded or eviction has been threatened
LANGUAGE ACCESS if an agency or government office is not providing needed translation into your native language
DISCRIMINATION if you feel you have been discriminated against due to race, ethnicity, disability or other illegal reason
PROPERTY TAX ASSESSMENT
IMMIGRATION we provide direct legal services in the following areas in our Reading office:
- Citizenship services
- Renewal of work permits
- U-visa: U-visas are temporary visas available to victims of crimes and their immediate family members, who have been abused and are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of the crime.
- T-visa: T-visas are temporary visas available to victims of trafficking who are willing to assist law enforcement in the investigation or prosecution of trafficking.
- VAWA: VAWA visas are permanent visas available to non-citizens who were abused by their spouse, child, or parent, if the abuser is a U.S. citizen or, in some cases, a Green-card resident.
- General immigration guidance and referrals
If you believe that someone or some company has acted or may have acted unfairly or illegally toward you, you can speak with CJP about it. We have offices in: Harrisburg, Reading, Pittsburgh, Hazleton and Scranton.