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Aug 28, 2020 | Nicolás Ríos

Organizations Serving Immigrants in New York

The following is a list of organizations that work with immigrant communities in the State of New York. The document is being updated constantly.

We created a list of organizations that are serving immigrants in New York City with the hope to create a centralized place where immigrants can gather this vital information and reach out to the organizations.

Feel free to contact them and let them know that you knew about their contact from Documented NY.

African Services Committee


Founded in 1981 by Ethiopian refugees to give a helping hand to other newcomers, today African Services is a multiservice agency based in Harlem and dedicated to assisting immigrants, refugees and asylees from across the African Diaspora. Programs address the needs of newcomers affected by war, persecution, poverty, and global health inequalities. We provide health, housing, legal, educational, and social services to 12,500 people each year. Staff representing more than 20 countries and speaking over 25 languages provide culturally and linguistically relevant support to this diverse and growing community.

Telephone: t. 212-222-3882 // f. 212-222-7067

Address:  429 West 127th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10027, United States of America

African Communities Together 


From website: “ACT helps African immigrants find free or low-cost assistance with immigration, hjobs, and other needs. We provide free referrals to trustworthy nonprofit and government agency partners. Our staff and volunteers speak multiple languages and actively outreach to African communities that are often underserved….Through our Leadership Committees and trainings, ACT gives African immigrants the tools and information they need to become leaders on the issues that matter to them. Members engage with civic and political leaders, participate in political education, and plan ACT campaigns and actions.”

Telephone: (347) 746-2281

Address: 127 West 127th Street, Suite 221, New York, NY 10027 | 

Alliance for Asian American Justice

The Alliance for Asian American Justice, comprised of Asian American Fortune 1000 General Counsel and law firm partners, is a pro bono initiative for victims of anti-Asian hate. The Alliance coordinates and drives law firm pro bono resources on behalf of victims to assist and support them in obtaining legal remedies.

The National Asian Pacific American Bar Association, Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund, Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) and other frontline legal and community organizations will perform the initial intake with victims of anti-Asian hate and refer them to the Alliance. 

To file complaints, reach:

·       Asian American Legal Defense and Education Fund at StopTheHate@aaldef.org

·       Asian Americans Advancing Justice (AAAJ) at https://www.standagainsthatred.org/report

·       National Asian Pacific American Bar Association at https://www.napaba.org/page/StandAgainstHate

For general questions about The Alliance, please email Contact@AllianceAAJustice.org

Arab-American Association of New York


Based in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn. Provides a wide range of services and other support to the Arab American community, including advocacy, adult education, social services, civic engagement, and youth development programming.

Telephone: (718) 745-3523

Address: 7111 5th AvenueBrooklyn, NY, 11209

CAAAV: Organizing Asian Communities


CAAAV Organizing Asian Communities works to build grassroots community power across diverse poor and working class Asian immigrant and refugee communities in New York City.  They were founded in 1986 by Asian working class women alarmed by the spike of hate violence on Asian communities and its root causes stemming from institutional racism in the United States. Through an organizing model of base-building, leadership development, campaigns, alliances, and organizational development- they organize Asian communities to fight for institutional change and participates in a broader movement towards racial, gender, and economic justice.

Address: 55 Hester Street, StorefrontNew York, NY 10002 

Telephone: (212) 473-6485email: justice[at]caaav.org

CAIR – New York (Council on American-Islamic Relations)


For more than 20 years, the Council on American Islamic Relations has fought for the civil rights of American Muslims.  The New York chapter is one of the busiest and most dynamic of CAIR’s thirty nationwide affiliates, defending, representing, and educating over one million Muslims in the New York area.

Address: 46-01 20th Avenue, Queens, NY, 11105, United States

Telephone: (646) 665-7599info@ny.cair.com



Provides a wide range of services, including healthcare, housing, education, family supports, and many immigrant services in multiple languages.  Includes free legal counsel to low-income residents. [RYAN: they serve a lot of immigrants so it’s worth including]

Address:  1720 Church Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11226

Telephone: 718-287-2600info@CAMBA.org

Catholic Charities Archdiocese of New York 


The Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of New York collaborate with parishes, as well as non-Catholic and Catholic partners, to build a compassionate and just society. Through a network of administered, sponsored and affiliated agencies, Catholic Charities delivers, coordinates, and advocates for quality human services and programs touching almost every human need.

Address: 1011 First Avenue, 11th Floor New York, NY 10022

Phone Number: (888) 744-7900

Center for Constitutional Rights


The Center for Constitutional Rights is dedicated to advancing and protecting the rights guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Founded in 1966 by attorneys who represented civil rights movements in the South, CCR is a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative use of law as a positive force for social change.  CCR addresses a wide range of issues, including abusive immigration practices, discriminatory and abusive policing, government surveillance, drone killings, the criminalization of dissent, mass incarceration, persecution of LGBT communities, and may other issues.

Telephone:  212-614-6464

Address:   666 Broadway7th FloorNew York, NY 10012

CUNY Dreamers


CUNY DREAMers’s mission is to build a network of support to help with the college retention and successful graduation of undocumented students. They have resources for education, scholarships and for DACA recipients. 

Phone Number:  (347) 441-0436

Email: cunydreamers@gmail.com

CUNY Immigration Center


CUNY Immigration Center is a  university legal assistance program providing free and confidential citizenship and immigration law services since 1997.  Attorneys and paralegals help more than 1,500 individuals each year, all on the path to citizenship. In addition to one-on-one services, they have also developed a model to help large groups with their immigration applications. They also work with partners to offer Civics classes and workshops about immigrant rights, business creation, and finances. 

Address: 5030 Broadway, Suite 615, New York, NY 10034

Phone Number: 646-664-9400

Email: cunycitizenshipnow@gmail.com

City College Immigration Center


The CCIC is an office of the CUNY Citizenship Now initiative that offers free immigration services to all CCNY students and their families

Address: 160 Convent Ave. North Academic Center, Rm. 1-206 New York, NY 10031

Phone Number: (212) 650-6620

Email: Meetu.Dhar@cuny.edu

Community Organization for Parents and Youth (COPAY) 

COPAY is an out-patient non-profit agency dedicated to providing high quality professional medically managed service to families and individuals. The agency identifies and responds to the needs of the community. Programs and services provided include outpatient substance abuse counseling, family therapy, marital counseling, vocational assessment and training, academic tutoring, HIV supportive services, substance abuse education, psychiatric evaluation, parenting skills training, information and referrals. Everyone in need is welcome regardless of ability to pay.

Address: 21 North Station Plaza Great Neck, NY 11020

Phone: (516) 466-2509  Fax: (516) 482-3146

Contact Person: Maria Elisa Cuadra, LCSW-R, CASAC 

Email: copayincgn@aol.com

Diaspora Community Services


Diaspora Community Services is a social support service agency that empowers families and individuals to maximize their abilities to succeed through culturally sensitive health promotion, family support services and advocacy.

Telephone: 718-399-0200

Address: 921 B East new York Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11203 

DRUM – Desis Rising Up and Moving


Founded in 2000, DRUM has mobilized and built the leadership of thousands of low-income, South Asian immigrants to lead social and policy change that impacts their own lives- from immigrant rights to education reform, civil rights, and worker’s justice.

Telephone: (718) 205-3036

Address: 72-18 Roosevelt Avenue2nd FloorJackson Heights, NY 11372

El Centro 


El Centro, a storefront immigrant day worker center in Port Richmond, Staten Island, was developed in 1997 by a collaborative effort of Project Hospitality, the Latino Civic Association, and St. Mary’s of the Assumption Church to address the needs of the newly arrived immigrant day laborers and their families. Since 1990 thousands of immigrants mainly from Mexico and Latin America  have immigrated to Staten Island. El Centro has created “a space where recently arrived immigrants can form friendships, receive information and training and make their own contribution to the Staten Island community.”

Through immigrant and labor advocacy, educational workshops, labor leadership training, and emergency intervention for hunger, homelessness and health/safety needs, El Centro provides opportunities for economic empowerment, community-building and organizing. Services include English as a Second Language, G.E.D. and Literacy classes, labor organizing, health education and screenings, family and immigrant rights services, immigration counseling, legal assistance, social activities, food and clothing distribution and community service.

Telephone: 347-825-2086

Address: 1546 Castleton Ave

350 Port Richmond Ave

Staten Island, NY 10302

Episcopal Church, Office of Latino Ministries


Latino Ministries guides the church in forming hospitable communities of faith that nourish, strengthen, and develop disciples of Christ in the Anglican tradition within Spanish- Speaking communities. 

Address: 815 Second Avenue, New York, NY 10017

The Family Center


“We offer a unique program of social and legal services, including health care and wellness programs, to New Yorkers struggling with a family crisis or loss. Our team combines a keen business sense with a personalized approach, partnering with client families to plan their next steps and long-term solutions.”

Email: info@thefamilycenter.org
Telephone:  718-230-1379 
Address: 493 Nostrand Avenue 3rd Floor   Brooklyn, NY 11216

First Friends


First Friends of NJ and NY upholds the inherent dignity and humanity of detained immigrants and asylum seekers. We provide compassion and hope through volunteer visitation, resettlement assistance and advocacy.

Address: 53 So. Hackensack Ave., Kearny, NJ 07032Phone Number: (908) 965-0455 Email: contact@firstfriendsnjny.org

Gay Men’s Health Crisis


GMHC is the world’s first and leading provider of HIV/AIDS prevention, care and advocacy. Building on decades of dedication and expertise, they understand the reality of HIV/AIDS and empower a healthy life for all. GMHC fights to end the AIDS epidemic and uplift the lives of all affected.  Variety of health care services, legal services, HIV/AIDS prevention, and more.

Telephone: 212-367-1000

Address:  307 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018-9502

Haitian-American Community Coalition


The Haitian-American Community Coalition (HCC) seeks to champion the well-being of their constituents through advocacy, empowerment, health education and supportive services since 1982.  They offer  immigration/refuge assistance, ESL and literacy, citizenship education, public education via local Haitian media outlets (a weekly radio show on HIV/AIDS reaches 130,000 individuals), housing placement, job readiness, health and wellness education, PLWHA housing, HIV/AIDS education prevention, a variety of AIDS-related case management, mental health services, substance abuse counseling, parenting skills, domestic violence prevention, teen pregnancy prevention, drop-out prevention, cultural enrichment, youth services, family counseling and education, a Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Center, and more.

Telephone: Phone: (718) 940-2200

Address: 3807-3809 Church Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11203

Immigrant Defense Project (IDP)


The mission of Immigrant Defense Project is to secure fairness and justice for immigrants in the United States.  They work to transform a racially biased criminal legal system that violates basic human rights and an immigration system that tears hundreds of thousands of immigrants with convictions each year from their homes, their families, and their communities.  Direct legal services, impact litigation, advocacy, training, and more.

Telephone: (212) 725-6422

Address: 40 W 39th Street, Fifth FloorNew York, NY 10018

Immigration Equality


Since 1994, Immigration Equality has been proud to advocate for and represent lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer (LGBTQ), and HIV-positive immigrants seeking safety, fair treatment, and freedom. As the only LGBTQ organization with a staff of immigration attorneys, Immigration Equality impacts both the individuals we serve and the immigration system as a whole.


If you are in detention, call: (917) 654-9696

Mon-Thurs 9:30 – 5:30pm

For all other inquiries, call : (212) 714-2904

Wed 1:00 – 4:00pm

The Institute for Community Living

Website: https://iclinc.org/

The Institute for Community Living (ICL) is a NYC nonprofit that helps people of all backgrounds address emotional, mental health, and developmental disability challenges. The nonprofit provides trauma-informed, recovery-oriented, integrated, and person-centered care through supportive and transitional housing, counseling, and rehabilitation services for adults, children, and families with mental health challenges and those living with developmental disabilities. Recently, ICL launched the ICL Connects program to address food insecurity, housing troubles, and the need for healthcare in the Brownsville/East New York area. Run out of ICL’s East New York Health Hub, the program connects people who are undocumented, uninsured, unemployed, experiencing housing insecurity, or hungry to housing support, nutritious meals, health care, and mental health services. 

HQ address: 125 Broad Street, New York, NY 10004
East New York Health Hub address (this is the ICL Connects location):  2581 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11233  
Tel: (212) 385-3030
Email: info@iclinc.org

Institute for Family Health


The Institute for Family Health is a mission-driven health organization with a rich history and expert leadership. Since 1983 we have grown from a small non-profit with four staff members to one of the largest community health centers in New York State, providing 575,000 visits to over 98,000 patients annually at 27 locations.  Provides comprehensive women’s health services, HIV care, mental health services, and more, and addresses racial/ethnic disparities in health care.  Centers in Bronx, Manhattan, and Hudson Valley.

Address and Telephone: Visit this link https://institute.org/about-us/contact-us

Justice League NYC


Justice League NYC was co-founded by Carmen Perez and Marvin Bing, Jr. in 2013 as a task force of The Gathering For Justice.  Calling on their peers – youth leaders exceptional talent and promise – Justice League NYC quickly assembled as a diverse group of young criminal justice experts, direct service providers, activists, advocates, artists and formerly incarcerated individuals bringing their resources to the table to create a blueprint to reform the criminal and social justice system in NY City and State.

Contact: info@gatheringforjustice.org

Hispanic Federation 


Founded in 1990, HF seeks to empower and advance the Hispanic community, support Hispanic families, and strengthen Latino institutions through work in the areas of education, health, immigration, civic engagement, economic empowerment, & the environment.

Address: 55 Exchange Place, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10005 

Phone Number: (844) 432-9832

Laundry Workers Center


Laundry Workers Center addresses the need for community-based leadership development geared toward improving the living and working conditions of workers in the laundry, warehouse, and food service industries, as well as their families. Their work aims to combat abuses such as landlord negligence, wage theft, and hazardous and exploitative working conditions.

Address: 80 Broad Street Ste 613A New York, NY 10004

Phone Number: (347) 829-6748

Email: info@laundryworkerscenter.org

Latino Justice


LatinoJustice works to create a more just society by using and challenging the rule of law to secure transformative, equitable and accessible justice, by empowering our community and by fostering leadership through advocacy and education.

Headquarter Address: 475 Riverside Dr., Suite 1901 New York, NY 10115

Their other offices that can be found here 

Phone: 212-219-3360  & 1 (800) 328-2322

La Colmena 


La Colmena is a community-based organization working with day laborers, domestic workers, and other low-wage immigrant workers in Staten Island through organizing, education, culture, and equitable economic development.

Telephone: (718) 442-7700

Address: 774 Port Richmond Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302​

Legal Aid Society


The Legal Aid Society is a private, not-for-profit legal services organization, the oldest and largest in the nation, dedicated since 1876 to providing quality legal representation to low-income New Yorkers. It is dedicated to one simple but powerful belief: that no New Yorker should be denied access to justice because of poverty.

Address: There are several offices. Visit this link

Telephone: 212-577-3300

Legal Services for NYC


Legal Services NYC fights poverty and seeks racial, social, and economic justice for low-income New Yorkers.   Offices in all five boroughs providing services around foreclosure prevention, HIV advocacy, employment law, immigration/immigrant rights, LGBT advocacy, housing/tenants’ rights, reentry, domestic violence, language access, and more.

Address: There are several offices. Visit this link

Telephone: 917-661-4500     (Monday-Friday, 10-6)           

Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers


Liberty High School Academy for Newcomers serve’s new immigrant students or students who still require English acquisition in grades 9 through 12. They are dedicated to educating students of diverse cultural and academic backgrounds, as they make the transition to the American educational system. Providing a safe and nurturing environment for students to focus on acquiring English as an additional language while celebrating student diversity.

Address: 250 W 18th St New York, NY 10011

 Phone Number: (212) 691-0934

Make the Road


Make the Road New York (MRNY) builds the power of Latino and working class communities to achieve dignity and justice through organizing, policy innovation, transformative education, and survival services.

Address: There are several offices. Visit this link




Established in 1984 to meet the needs and concerns of the Korean American, Asian American and immigrant communities through five major programs. Learn more via their website. 

Address: 133-29 41st Avenue, Suite 202

Telephone: 718-460-5600



Mixteca Organization Inc. is a community-based organization located in Sunset Park. It was established in 2000 by a group of concerned community members to address critical needs in health, education, social and legal issues facing the burgeoning Mexican and Latin American immigrant community in Brooklyn. Mixteca’s emergence as a well-regarded and heavily utilized community resource reflects the tremendous need among Latino immigrants for information, services, support and community.

Address: 245 23rd Street, 2nd Floor Brooklyn, New York 11215

Phone: (718) 965-4795 

E-mail: info@mixteca.org

Mobilization for Justice


Mobilization for Justice serves people who are low-income, disenfranchised or have disabilities. They provide direct civil legal assistance and policy advocacy.

  • Mobilization for Justice meets with clients at community-based organizations in neighborhoods throughout New York City. Click here to find our attorneys in your community.
  • FOR: Residents of Adult Homes, citywide: Telephone Intake: Monday-Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm / Call toll free: 877-417-2427
  • FOR: Children needing special education services: Telephone: Call 212-417-3786 and leave a voicemail. An attorney will get back to you within 48 hours.
  • FOR: Low-income consumers, citywide: Telephone Intake: Monday, 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm and Thursday, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm Call: 212-417-3881
  • FOR: Disability & Aging Rights Project: Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm/ Call toll free:  888-510-2272
  • FOR: Homeowners in Queens, Brooklyn and Staten Island: Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm Call: 212-417-3777 The phone line will also remain open for voicemails at all other times, and voicemails will be returned within two business days.
  • FOR: Low-income residents of New York City: Telephone Intake: Monday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 noon, and Friday, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Call: 212-417-3732
  • FOR: Tenants in Manhattan and Brooklyn: Telephone Intake: Monday, Wednesday & Thursday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Call: 212-417-3888
  • FOR: Tenants in the Bronx: Telephone Intake: Monday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm Call: 212-417-3889
  • FOR: all immigrants, citywide: Telephone Intake: Wednesday, 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Call: (212) 417-3724
  • FOR: Kinship caregivers, citywide: Telephone Intake: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10:00 am – 5:00 pm Call: 212-417-3850
  • FOR: Low-income residents, citywide: Telephone Intake: Tuesday, 10 am – 1 pm Call: 212-417-3839
  • FOR: Low-income and immigrant workers citywide: Telephone Intake: Mondays and Tuesday, 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm Call: 212-417-3838

National Lawyers’ Guild


The National Lawyers Guild (NLG) was founded in 1937 as an association of progressive lawyers and jurists who believed that they had a major role to play in the reconstruction of legal values to emphasize human rights over property rights. The Guild is the oldest and most extensive network of public interest and human rights activists working within the legal system.  The NLG is dedicated to the need for basic change in the structure of our political and economic system. Their aim is to bring together all those who recognize the importance of safeguarding and extending the rights of workers, women, LGBTQ people, farmers, people with disabilities and people of color, upon whom the welfare of the entire nation depends; who seek actively to eliminate racism; who work to maintain and protect our civil rights and liberties in the face of persistent attacks upon them; and who look upon the law as an instrument for the protection of the people, rather than for their repression.

Phone: (212) 679-5100

New York Substance Use Disorder Resources


Phone: 1-800-304-2219

People can search by county or city, and have access to all the 70+ types of services we cover in our database such as treatment, prevention services, language-specific services, & age-specific services.

On it, you’ll also find a comprehensive listing of every addiction service available in your state.

New Sanctuary Coalition 


The New Sanctuary Coalition of NYC is an interfaith network of congregations, organizations, and individuals, standing publicly in solidarity with families and communities resisting detention and deportation in order to stay together.

Address: 239 Thompson St.New York, NY 10012

Telephone: 646-395-2925

New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU)


The New York Civil Liberties Union (NYCLU) is one of the nation’s foremost defenders of civil liberties and civil rights. The NYCLU fights for civil liberties and civil rights through a multi-layered program of litigation, advocacy, public education and community organizing.

Address: 125 Broad Street, 19th Floor, New York, NY 10004

Telephone: 212-607-3300

New York Immigration Coalition


The NYIC boasts nearly 200 member organizations, helps foster immigrant community leadership and civic engagement, and puts immigrants at the table in the major public policy debates of the day.  Can direct people to a variety of organizations around the city.  

Address: 131 W 33rd St, Ste 610New York, NY 10001

Telephone: 212 627 2227

Email: info@nyic.org

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest

Website: https://nylpi.org/

New York Lawyers for the Public Interest is a community-driven civil rights organization that helps people in immigration detention with serious healthcare needs by providing medical advocacy. Additionally, NYLPI’s Undocucare program provides free immigration representation and social service support to help uninsured and undocumented immigrant New Yorkers gain access to full health insurance that provides otherwise unattainable lifesaving treatments. 

Address: 151 West 30th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Telephone: 212 244 4664

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights  (NCMIR) 


The Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights (NMCIR), is a non-profit organization, founded in 1982 to educate, defend and protect the rights of immigrants. Recognized by the Board of Immigration Appeals, NMCIR is committed to expanding access to legal immigration services, participating in policy making and community organizing.

Address: 5030 Broadway, Suite 639 Between 213th and, W 214th St, New York, NY 10034

Legal: info@nmcir.org // Phone Number: (212) 781-0355 ext. 101

Education: education@nmcir.org // Phone Number: (212) 781-0355 ext.107

Worker Center: hireaworker@nmcir.org // Phone Number: (917) 605-2702

Northern Manhattan Improvement Corporation (NMIC)


NMIC staff can identify and address a broad array of immediate needs, integrating numerous crisis intervention services under one roof. With their crises resolved, clients move seamlessly to capacity building services through our holistic programs designed to support individuals and families as they develop the tools to transition from crisis to self-sufficiency.

Offers services citywide but we are most accessible to folks residing in Upper Manhattan and the Bronx

There are several offices but the main office is 

Address: 45 Wadsworth Ave, New York, NY 10033

Phone Number: (212) 822-8300 | 929 415 8745 (9am – 5pm) | Contact Form

Planned Parenthood of NYC


For 100 years, Planned Parenthood of New York City (PPNYC) has been a beacon of hope for the thousands of individuals and families who rely on us for essential reproductive health care, innovative educational programs, and effective advocacy. 

Address: 26 Bleecker Street, New York, NY 10012 | Telephone: 1-212-274-7200

Project Rousseau

Project Rousseau is non-profit organization that seeks to empower young people from communities in the greatest need to reach their full potential and excel in higher education. Their students’ typically come from low-income households, and the majority are homeless, refugees/asylum seekers/other new arrivals to the US, or survivors of violence. Project Rousseau is recognized also by the Department of Justice as an organization able to provide legal support for families seeking asylum. 

The organization welcomes families from across boroughs, and currently offer legal screenings carried out by volunteer lawyers, support determining next steps in your immigration case, English classes for kids and youth, daily warm lunch, and toiletries depending on availability.

To reach out: Fill in the needs assessment form and join their Whatsapp group to stay in the loop. 

Rochester Rapid Response Network


RRRN is a Rochester-area ally group formed to support immigrants facing detention or deportation.

Phone Number: (585) 420-6471Email: rocrapidresponse@gmail.com

Rural & Migrant Ministries


Rural & Migrant Ministry acts to overcome the prejudices and poverty that degrade and debilitate all members of our society by: building communities that celebrate diversity, achieve true mutuality and offer dignity and opportunity to all. Rural & Migrant Ministry is an interfaith organization whose members believe that inspiration comes from participation in the creation of a just world.

Phone Number: (845) 485-8627

Safe Horizon


Works with individuals that have been victims of domestic violence, abuse, rape/sexual assault, human trafficking, stalking, and other crimes.  Also works with homeless youth, and conducts policy research and advocacy in the field of victim services.


Crime victims: 1-866-689-4357

Domestic violence: 1-800-621-4673

Rape and sexual assault: 1-212-227-3000

Child abuse and maltreatment: 1-800-342-3720

TDD machine for hearing impaired clients for all hotlines: 1-866-604-5350 .

Chat with an advocate: link

Sanctuary for Families


Provide survivors a range of direct services to rebuild their lives in the aftermath of abuse.  Focused on domestic violence, trafficking, and other gender violence.

Telephone: (212) 349–6009

Email: info@sffny.org

Saint Peter’s Church



Saint Peter’s Church is a community of immigrants. The story of every person in the community is one of immigration to the United States. Some families immigrated in the past year. Other families immigrated centuries ago. Owing to this history, Saint Peter’s Church is replete with gifts from many and various cultures, and has much experience in forging community in the midst of immigration patterns. Saint Peter’s provides legal and personal counseling and other services to people at all stages of the immigration process

Address: The Atrium: 619 Lexington Ave, New York, NY 10022

Phone Number: (212) 935-2200

Email: administrator@saintpeters.org

Sikh Coalition


The Sikh Coalition is a community-based organization that works towards the realization of civil and human rights for all people. In particular, we work towards a world where Sikhs may freely practice and enjoy their faith while fostering strong relations with their local community wherever they may be. Active in New York City.

Telephone for legal help: 212-655-3095

Form for legal help: Link

Syracuse Immigrant and Refugee Defense Network


The Syracuse Immigrant and Refugee Defense Network works for immigration justice in Central New York and beyond through organizing, advocacy, and solidarity support for directly affected individuals and their families.

Phone Number: (315) 218-5708 

Email: cnyrapidresponse@gmail.com

Tompkins County Workers Center (TCWC)


The Mission of the Tompkins County Workers’ Center  will support, advocate for, and seek to empower each other to create a more just community and world. TCWC has a worker’s hotline, local community union organization, Living Wage Campaign and community outreach through their Occupation Safety and Health programs. 

Address: 15 E. Martin Luther King Jr. St. / The Commons, Ithaca, NY 14850

HOTLINE:  (607) 269-0409 

Email: tcwrh@tcworkerscenter.org

Turning Point


Brooklyn-based organization providing a variety of services to various marginalized and at-risk populations, including a large number of immigrants, including those who are undocumented. Housing assistance, a range of homeless services, HIV testing, mental health care, education, job placement assistance, ESL, among other services.

Telephone: 718-360-8186

Address: Turning Point Education Center. 423 39th St, Brooklyn, NY 11232 

Administrative Address: 285 Schermerhorn St, Brooklyn, NY 11217

Telephone: 718 360-8186

Email: info@tpbk.org

Workers Center CNY


The Workers’ Center of Central New York is a grassroots organization focused upon workplace and economic justice. Through community organizing, leadership development, popular education and policy advocacy, the Workers’ Center of Central New York aims to empower marginalized, low-wage workers to combat workplace abuses and improve wages and working conditions throughout the community.
Address: 2013 E. Genesee St. Syracuse, NY 13210
Phone Number: (315) 218-5708

Other organizations

There are other websites offering information specific to some immigrant populations like Latino, Ukranians or Afghans. If you know of more, please let us know.

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