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Health Care Access for Immigrants in New York

If you are looking for other resources for immigrant New Yorkers, check out our resource guide here.

These are some free or low-cost health care options for immigrants. Also, low-cost emergency and non-emergency health care access is available to all at public hospitals and clinics and at other affordable clinics.

  • NYC Well is a free, confidential connection to mental health care, in more than 200 languages at any time of the day. 

Telephone: 1(888) NYC (692) -WELL (9355) or text WELL to 65173

  • Academy of Medical and Public Health Services (AMPHS) is an organization that strives to create a local system of making health care access more accessible to immigrant New Yorkers. Their services include clinical care with a personal appeal. Have social services which can help with welfare, family planning and has training and education services.


Address: 5306 3rd Ave 2nd floor, Brooklyn, NY 11220

Telephone:  (212) 256-9036

Email:  info@amphsonline.org

  • African Services Committee, Inc. has many services for immigrants including: HIV/AIDS/Hepatitis treatment and testing, hospital escort and medical interpretation, legal services, housing placements, food pantry and nutrition programs, LGBTQ health and human services programs and others. 


Address: 429 West 127th Street New York NY 10027 United States of America

Telephone: (212) 222-3882

  • Child Center of New York, Inc. provides services for mental and behavioral health for children, educational support and family support. Focusing on underserved members of New York. 


Central Administration Office

Address: 118-35 Queens Boulevard, Sixth Floor Forest Hills, NY 11375

Telephone: (718) 651-7770

Email: info@childcenterny.org

  • Make the Road New York provides one-on-one assistance with health insurance and food stamp enrollment, hospital bill negotiation, health system navigation, nutrition education and emergency food services, Community Health Worker training and services, and HIV testing referrals.

Address: 301 Grove Street Brooklyn, New York 11237

Telephone: (718) 418-7690

  • Sanctuary for Families, Inc. provides Children and Family Services Program aims to minimize the effects of domestic violence on vulnerable children, cultivate healthy families in the wake of violence, and break the intergenerational cycle of abuse. They also provide shelter for families. 


PO Box 1406 Wall Street Station New York, NY 10268

Telephone: (212) 349–6009

Email: info@sffny.org

  • Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, Inc. provides medical attention for women’s health services, telehealth, pediatric care, mental health and dental health. 


Address: Manhattan 268 Canal Street New York, NY 10013

Telephone: (212) 379-6998

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday to Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.

  • The Children’s Health Fund provides health care services for children. They also have a blue bus that is a mobile pediatric clinic which allows for curbside assistance. 


Address: 215 West 125th Street Suite 301 New York, NY 10027

Telephone: (212) 535-9400

  • Grameen Primacare, Inc. provides underserved women from low-income immigrant communities with a health promotion and empowerment program that utilizes a community health Access to bilingual health workers. Assistance with health system navigation and access to blood pressure, HbA1c, and other biometric tests. 



Address: 150 W 30th St, New York,

  • The Institute for Family Health provides an array of services for children’s health, women’s health, HIV/AIDS treatment, home visits, Telehealth and WIC. They also have a free clinic for the uninsured on Saturdays with licensed doctors. 


Manhattan office: 2006 Madison Avenue New York, NY 10035

Telephone: 212-633-0800

New Paltz office: 279 Main Street New Paltz, NY 12561

Telephone: 845-255-2930

They also have offices in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Mid-Hudson Valley.

  • Urban Health Plan, Inc. provides affordable, comprehensive, quality, primary and specialty health care and by assuring the performance and advancement of innovative best practices. Services include women’s health care, children’s health care and specialty healthcare.


Address: 1065 Southern Boulevard Bronx, NY 10459

Telephone: (718) 589-2440

  • Housing Works provides legal services for HIV Law Project fights for the rights of the most underserved people living with HIV/AIDS


Telephone:  (347) 473-7400 

Email:  info@housingworks.org

  • Migrant Coalitions Network has pregnancy services for family planning & contraception, Breast & Cervical Cancer, Sexually Transmitted Infections


Contact: Candace Kugel, MS, CRNP, CNM at ckugel@migrantclinician.org

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