Immigrant Services (Servicios para immigrantes)

African Services Committee
429 W. 127th St., 2d floor, Harlem 10027
(212) 222-3882 Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm
website: www.africanservices.org
Provides medical, legal, and social services to African immigrants and refugees, including: health screening and tests, hospital escorts, medical interpreters, help getting medical services, HIV/AIDS support, food pantry, immigration assistance, legal aid, English classes, and other services.
Languages: English, Spanish, French, and various African dialects.


BronxWorks– Immigration Services Program
2070 Grand Concourse, Suite 1, Bronx 10457
(718) 731-3114 x 311
website: www.bronxworks.org
Social Services: Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm. Immigration Services: Wed., 11 am – 7 pm
Services provided: Help with paperwork related to immigration and citizenship.
Languages: English, Spanish.


Muslim Women's Institute for Research and Development
(718) 960-2262 or (917) 529-5242
1363 Ogden Ave., Bronx 10452
Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm
website: www.mwird.org
Runs two Halal food pantries (in Parkchester and Highbridge). Provides help with getting health coverage and other benefits, English classes, immigrant youth service learning program, health workshops, HIV/AIDS education, and referrals for housing,
immigration help, domestic violence, and medical care.
Languages: English, Spanish.


New York Immigration Coalition
(212) 627-2227 Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm
website: www.thenyic.org
Offers copies of "The Immigrant and Refugee Guide to Affordable Health Care" and "Know Your Rights to Language Assistance Fact Sheets" (available in Chinese, Korean,
Haitian-Creole, Spanish, Russian, Urdu, Bengali, French, Serbo-Croatian).
Languages spoken: English, Spanish.


New York State Immigration Hotline
(800) 566-7636 Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 8 pm
General immigration information and referrals.
Languages: English, Albanian, Arabic, Chinese, French, German, Haitian Creole, Hindi, Italian, Korean, Macedonian, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, Turkish.


St. Rita's Center for Immigrant and Refugee Services
2342 Andrews Ave., Bronx 10468
(718) 365-4390 Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 4:30 pm
Offers ESL (with child care for ESL students), translation and interpretation services, social services including family counseling, citizenship preparation, domestic violence intervention.
Languages: English, Spanish, Cambodian, Vietnamese, Albanian.


Sauti Yetu Center for African Women
(718) 665-2486 Mon.-Fri., 9 am – 5 pm
website: www.sautiyetu.org
Provides information, referrals and advocacy on concerns of African immigrant women, including legal issues, family violence, immigration, and health.
Languages: English, French, Wollof, Mandigo, Fulanti, Manjago, Swahili, plus 16 other West African languages.