Contacts in Spain

last update july 2015
Website by lawyers which explains the steps of getting a regulation, working permission, family-reunification, etc. (in spanish language).
Website with legislation of migrationlaw (in spanish language)

Institutions in the whole country in different cities
APDHA (Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucia)
(on this page you find all the contacts of APDHA in South-Spain)
every office works a bit different. There are legal-offices to make complaints because of racist controls, they provide informations on rights and doing political campaigns against the border-regime.

Centro de ayuda al refugiado (C.E.A.R)
Assistance in obtaining administrative resources for refugees and asylum seekers.
On this webpage you find directions in all Spain:

Cruz roja
they stay in nearly every town and offer basic assistance (food, clothes, medical help, registration in local bureau, flats,..) but they also support the government line in convincing people to an “voluntary return”. (It always depends on the institution. There are offices with good consultation and those with bad consultation)

SOS Racismo
(on this page you find all the contacts of SOS-racismo in all spain)
-association and member of Migreurop
-consultation about legal situation
-taking legal actions against racist discrimination
-critical public relations

Offices of union sat/soc:
c/Jorge Guillén,1,Bajo, frente a Carrefour, Almeria. Tel:950170038-63727513.
El Ejido:c/Toledo, 50, El Ejido,Tel:950484558-61718551.
Nijar:Travesía Bojares s/n en San Isidro,Nijar,Tel:950384658-662376786.
- consultation about legal situation
- political support


Espacio del Inmigrante Raval
Pgte Bernardí Martorell, 2, Entresuelo 2°1a (Esquina con calle Hospital)
selforganized collective of migrants in struggle for their rights
- legal consultation
- medical attention
- psycological support
- spanish class
Every friday 5pm

ASCIB – la Asociación Sociocultural Ibn Batuta
c/ Sant Pau, 82 baixos (Raval)
opening hours, monday-friday 11h-14h.
Asociation gives orientation and information for migrants, legaladvice, support in finding enployment and start-up buisiness, translation, acitivities, advice on city resources, etc.
There work people with diferent language-scills, f.e. arabic.

Casal dels Infants
C/ Junta de Comerç, 16. 08001 Barcelona
Tel. 93 317 00 13 Fax 93 301 16 06
c/e: info (at)
Association which accompanies especially children and adolescents in regulation-processes, education programs and living aspects.

Office for Non-Discrimination
this office by the Department of Civil Rights of Barcelona City Council offer basic guidance and information on human rights and conflict resolution in case of discrimination. They are not treating asylum cases but in case of any discrimination you can go there and they support to complain or find other solucion.
c/ Ferran 32, 08002 Barcelona
Office-hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 9am - 2pm, Tuesday and Thursday 9am – 6pm


Servicio de Atención a los Inmigrantes, Extranjeros y Refugiados (SAIER)ón-a-los-inmigrantes-extranjeros-y-refugiados_4786
Avinguda Paral·lel, 202Metro: Espanya (L3). Tel: 93 256 27 00
City council service:
- First social attention no matter the administrative situation
- Juridical and documents support (permits, qualifications recognition, familiar regrouping, etc.), specifical support on asylum seekers
- Language and training support and services

Comissió Catalana d'Ajuda al Refugiat-CCAR
c/ Junta del comerç 26, baixos, 08001 Barcelona. Tel. 93 301 25 39
Association providing first arrival support, social programs, juridical services, training and job support, interpreters service. Advocacy for refugees and asylum seekers rights

Fundació Migrastudium
C/ Palau, 3, 08002 Barcelona - Tel. 934 120 934
Member of Jesuit Refugee Service.  Provides different support services, including accompanying migrants in the Foreign Internment Centre of Barcelona.

Guides with practical information for migrants in Barcelona

APDHA (Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía)
Delegación de Cadiz
Av. de la Constitución de 1812, nº 1, Entreplanta A., 11008 Cádiz
Telefono/Fax: 956 22 85 11

C/Corneta Soto Gerrero,9,1ºD
Telf: 956 212 146
Ver mapa de situación
Lunes-Viernes: 8h30-15h
Miércoles:17:00- 20:00h
Centro de Recursos Educativos y de Mediación Intercultural

Asociación Elín
C/ Adoratrices, B°El Sadinero, 51002 Ceuta, España
Tel: 956 52 14 76.

APDHA(Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía)
Delegación de Granada
calle Portería de Santa Paula s/n, sótano (frente al gimnasio Imagen); entrada por la puerta lateral
18001 Granada
Tel.: 958 52 00 23
legal actions/complaints, defence of human rights

calle Portería de Santa Paula s/n.1°(frente al gimnasio Imagen); entrada por la puerta lateral
18001 Granada
Tel.: 958 200 836
Big association in all Andalucia offering legal consultation, Spanish class, support to get regularisation and work
Monday to Friday 9:00-14:00 and 17:00-19:00

Cjón. Pretorio, 11,18008 , GRANADA
Association in the whole country offering support to refugees. Especially defending the rights of asylum but because this in Spain regards to a small number of people the office in Granada also give legal advice to migrants and undocumented people.

Jerez de la Frontera
C/ Vicario, 16
Telf: 956 349 585
Ver mapa de situación
Opening-hours: monday-friday 9h30-14h and monday-wednesday 16h30-19h.


El Centro Social Seco
calle Arregui y Aruej 29 (Madrid)
metro Puente de Vallecas, Pacífico y Conde Casal.
self-managed community center, offering f.e. Spanish classes and legal consultation

ODS del Patio Maravillas:
Legal, social and labour advice. Basically, they offer support and guidance to obtain the documents for residence and working permits.
legal advices: fridays 19:00-21:00
legal information about detention centers (CIEs): first and third friday of the month 19:00-21:00
spanish-courses: mondays, tuesdays, wednesdays 20:00-21:30
Direction: C/Pez 21, 1º piso. Noviciado  

Centro Social Autogestionado La Tabacalera (Atiende Asociación CIRAS)
“la Tabacalera” is a selforganisated space. The asociation CIRAS gives legaladvises on tuesdays and wednesdays 18-21h. You can make an apointment here:
You can also write you questions via the internet:
Direction: C/ Embajadores 53, zona despachos

Asociación de Sin Papeles de Madrid (Socixs asesoría gratuita. No socixs, contribución de 3€)

legal councelling for migrants every thursday from 20:30 to 21:30. There is an open assembly afterwards.   Direction: c/Fe, 10.

Casa de Senegal
Martín de Vargas 30, 28005-Madrid
Metro: Embajadores
Teléfono: 912 119 948
Móvil: 601 259 154
offer orientation and legal advice, practical support

ODS del EKO Carabanchel
Legal, social and labour advice. Basically, they offer support and guidance to obtain the documents for residence and working permits. You can ask for appointments via the mailadress.
Direction: c/Ánade, 10 (Metro Oporto)
Email: odseko.carabanchel [at]

SOS Racismo Madrid
C/ Campomanes nº 13 - 2º Izda ,Madrid España 28013
Tel: 91 559 29 06
Office for information and complaints: Tuesdays and Thursdays 19h-21h.

Fundación Raíces
C/ Las Pedroñeras 41
28043 Madrid
Tel: 0034-91 388 30 76
legal advice: Tel:0034- 91 388 27 70
defending the rights of unaccompanied minors, accompanying minors, helping to apply for asylum.


la casa invisible
c/Nosquera 11
29008 Malaga
Its a selforganisated social-cultural center, the yard opens daily 9h-22h30.
Ask there for the migrats-legal-office because the times are changing.

Acoge Malaga
c/ Ollerías 15 y c/ Bustamente
Tlf.: 952393200
they offer legal assistance and inform on questions of residency documents.
Opening-hours: 9h30-14h

c/ Empecinado 1, bajo
29013 Malaga

Liga Malagueña
C/ Cruz Verde 20
Tlf.: 952210911
They offer legal assistance on residency documents.
Opening-hours: Monday-Thursday: 8h-14h30, Tuedays and Thursdays: 16h-19h30.

Centro Arrabal
c/ Sevilla 8
Tlf.: 952 300 500
Opening-hours: Monday-Friday: 9h-14h, Monday-Thursday:16-19h
Monday and friday morning they offer support for writing curriculum. Make an appointment before.

Hermana de la Inmaculada
c/ la Victoria 72, 74
They offer service to find work, mainly for women in the domestic service area.
Opening-hours: Monday- Friday: 10h-12h30 and 18h30-20h30.

Pl. las Victorias 6, 52005 MELILLA
Tlf.: 952672850

ODS (Oficina de Derechos Sociales)
C/ Doctor Tercedor, 10 bajo
Motril – Granada
Tlf: 656971756
(ver mapa)
Legal, social and labour advice. Basically, they offer support and guidance to obtain the documents for residence and working permits.

San Sebastián/Donostia

EPA Ignacio Zuloaga
C/Atarizar, 22 -2º
tel: 943270010 - 943326853
The „EPA“(Educación para adultos-education for adults) is kind of a culture-center, which offers courses for migrants. There are free Spanish-courses, computer courses,etc. for people without papers.

SOS Racismo- SOS Arrazakeria
P. Zarategi 100 - Txara 1, sótano (20015 Donostia/San Sebastián)
tel: 943 24 56 27
sosarrazakeria (at)
- association and member of Migreurop
- consultation about legal situation
- taking legal actions against racist discrimination
- critical public relations

Centro de atención al inmigrante
C/ Intxaurrondo, 30;   20015 Donostia-San Sebastián
tel: 943 29 10 40.
Center of the Caritas where a Senegalese lawyer is working

Paseo Zarategui Nº72
Tel: 943-326712
Tel: 943- 297581

ODS (Oficina de Derechos Sociales) Asociación Socio – Cultural Barrios
Plaza de Pumarejo, 3 (Centro Vecinal Pumarejo) Buses: Line 2,C1,C2,C3,C4.
Legal, social and labour advice. Basically, they offer support and guidance to obtain the documents for residence and working permits. They are well connected with other social networks. Tlf. 658 647 986. E-mail:
Opening-hours: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10:00 to 14:00 and Wednesday from 18:00 to 20:00.

Asociación Pro Derechos Humanos de Andalucía
C/Blanco White 5
41018 Sevilla
tlf.: 954 537965
opening-hours: tuesdays 16h30-20h30, wednesdays and fridays 10h-14h

Asociación Sevilla Acoge
Avda. Cristo de la Expiración, s/n (Bajos del Puente del Cachorro) 41001 Sevilla, Bus C3, C4, 6.
TLF.:  954.90.29.60
Social and legal services and advices for migrants. Spanish language courses. Special attention to minors.

Oficina de información al inmigrante en material de consume
Resolana 8, Monday to Friday 10:00 – 13:00. Tlf.: 954 90 5284.

CODENAF Sevilla (Cooperación y Desarrollo con el Norte de Africa)
They provide legal advise. Tuesdays and wednesdays afternoon the legal office is open but you should make an apointment before by telefone: 954903541.
Sánchez Pizjuán, 9, local sótano.
Sevilla, SV 41009
Teléfono: 954903541
Correo electrónico:

Movimiento por la Paz, el desarme y la libertad.(M.P.D.L.)
c/Imagen 6, fourth floor, right side. Busses: 10, 11, 12, 15, 24, 27, 32, B2.
Social and legal assistance. They provide advice and support in obtaining residance and working permits. Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:00 – 13:00. Tlf.: 954 22 21 34.

C.C.O.O.(Comisiones Obreras)
C/ Trajano 1. A Trade Union which offers specialized legal and employment advice service for immigrants. Tlf: 954 222 997. Monday and Wednesday 9:00 – 14:00 and 16:30 – 19:00, Tuesday and Thursday 7:30 – 15:00, Friday 7:30 – 14:30.

U.S.O. (Unión Sindical Obrera)
C/ Maria Coronel,34. Bus 10, 11, 12 ,15.
They provide support and guidance to obtain and renew residence permits, working permits, visas, etc. Tlf: 954293017. Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10:45 – 13:00. The numbers are given in orden of arrival, from 9:30.

Centro de ayuda al refugiado (C.E.A.R)
Assistance in obtaining administrative resources for refugees and asylum seekers
Calle Relator, 6
41002 Sevilla
Tlf.: 954 61 91 64

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