TPS Resources for Haitians: NYIC

Following is the list of resources available from the New York Immigration Coalition (NYIC) for Haitians.  This information is being provided here collectively for ease of use and to assist the humanitarian works ongoing in Haiti.

TPS RESOURCES

 
Section I: Upcoming TPS Events
Haitian TPS Hotline: The Legal Aid Society has a TPS Hotline for Haitian nationals.
Call: 1-888-284-2772. You can find out about upcoming TPS clinics and to obtain free comprehensive advice and referrals from the Legal Aid Society’s Immigration Law Unit.

Thursday, February 4, 2010 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

TPS Application Assistance Event – You must call to make an appointment.

Hosted by: Cabrini Immigrant Services (BIA Recognized Agency)

Location: Cabrini Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation, 535 East 5th St., NY, NY 10009

Call to make an appointment: (212) 791-4590

 
Thursday, February 4, 2010 from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
TPS Application Assistance Event
After February 4th, this will be an on-going TPS clinic every Thursday from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Lutheran Social Services, New York Disaster Interfaith Services (NYDIS), and American Red Cross

Location: Haitian Family Support Center, 1783 Flatbush Ave (b/t Ave J & K)

Brooklyn, NY 11210 — (917) 284-7938 – You must call to make an appointment

Friday, February 5, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event (9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.)

This is an on-going clinic that will be held every Friday until July 20th — during the TPS registration period.

Hosted by: New York City Health and Hospital Corporation and LegalHealth (a division of New York Legal Assistance Group). There will be at least three attorneys onsite at each clinic to provide free legal services.

Location: Kings County Hospital Center, in the first floor adult walk-in clinic in the “E” building at 541 Clarkson Avenue between East 38 and East 39 Streets.

Contact: Cecelia Volk, Esq. at cvolk@nylag.org

Friday, February 5, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event (1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Hosted by: New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and Council Member Dr. Mathieu Eugene


Location: Council Member Eugene’s Office, 123 Linden Boulevard, Brooklyn NY 11226
Contact: Jin Sun Park, Esq., NYLAG – 212-613-5063 and jspark@nylag.org
Saturday, February 6 – Application Assistance Event — 10am-5pm – Open to applicants 11am-4pm
Hosted by CUNY — contact: Nadine Huggins at nadine.huggins@mail.cuny.edu and (212) 568-4679

PS 181 – 1023 New York Avenue, (cafeteria) Brooklyn, NY 11203

Saturday, February 6, 2010 – Application Assistance Event – (10:00 a.m. to 4;00 p.m.)

Hosted by: Haitians United For Progress (HAUP), Immigration and Refugee Rights Clinic of the CUNY School of Law, and Central American Legal Assistance

Location: Sacred Heart School, 115-50 221st Street, Cambria Heights, NY 11411.

We would welcome help from attorneys with specific TPS/immigration experience!

Interested attorneys should contact Martin Brown at martin.brown@mail.law.cuny.edu.

Haitians seeking assistance should contact HAUP: Warren Gardiner [wdgardiner@gmail.com] or Sophia at (718) 527-3776 ext. 17.

Saturday, February 6, 2010 – (2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.)

Informational Seminar on Fraud Prevention and TPS – presentations in English & Creole.


Hosted by: The Immigrant Affairs Program of the District Attorney of New York
Location: Cathedral of St. John the Divine, Synod Hall, 110th St. and Amsterdam Ave.
(by subway: 1, B/C to 110th St. By bus: M4, M104, and M7)
Contact: Michelle Munoz at (212) 335-3600 or at MunozM@dany.nyc.gov.

Sunday, February 7, 2010 – TPS Informational Session – 3:00 p.m.

Presented by: Raluca Oncioiu, Esq., Managing Attorney of the Immigration Unit of Catholic Charities Community Services of the Archdiocese of New York

Hosted by: Church of St. Joseph’s

Location: Church of St. Joseph’s, 245 N. Main Street, Spring Valley, Rockland County

Contact: 845-356-0311

Monday, February 8, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society

Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)

Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org


Tuesday, February 9, 2010 – Free TPS Application Assistance – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
(by appointment only) Limited to residents on the west side of Manhattan between Canal Street and 110th Street and must be income eligible for HCC’s services. You must bring a Haitian-Creole interpreter if you do not speak English.
Hosted by: Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc. (HCC)
Call to make an appointment: (212) 541-5996

Location: 777 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019

Contact: Shawn Blumberg, Esq., Staff Attorney, SBlumberg@hcc-nyc.org

Tuesday, February 9, 2010 – 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Free TPS Informational Session & Application Assistance

Hosted by: New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and Council Member Darlene Mealy

Location: CM Mealy’s office, 1757 Union Street, 2nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11213

Contact: CM Mealy’s office at (718) 953-3097 – CALL TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

Wednesday, February 10, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society


Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201
(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)
Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org
Wednesday, February 10, 2010 from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

On-going Consultations for Haitian TPS Applications every Wednesday from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Host: Catholic Charities Community Services for the Archdiocese of New York

Location: 1011 First Avenue, 12th Floor, NY, NY (between 55th and 56th Streets)

Contact: (212) 419-3700 (intake number)

Tuesday, February 16, 2010 – TPS Training for Volunteers (6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.)

This training is for people who will agree to serve at one or more of three clinics hosted by Church World Service, Justice for Our Neighbors and Brooklyn Jubilee (on February 17th, February 26th and March 4th).

Hosted by: Church World Service, Justice for Our Neighbors, and Brooklyn Jubilee

Location: 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 700, New York, NY (enter Claremont Ave.)

Attorney Volunteers Contact: Tara A. Pinkham, Esq., Associate Director, Immigration and Refugee Program, Church World Service, 475 Riverside Dr. Suite 700, New York, NY 10115-0050, ph: (212)870-2811 and fax: (212) 870-2134

e-mail: tpinkham@churchworldservice.org


Wednesday, February 17, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Church World Service, Justice for Our Neighbors, and Brooklyn Jubilee
Location of Event: 475 Riverside Drive, 3rd Floor Conf. Room, New York, NY 10115
We are looking for attorney volunteers! We are scheduling appointments for Haitians seeking TPS at this time and the number of volunteers will depend upon the number of people we schedule for appointments.

Contact: To make a specific appointment for these TPS clinics, Haitians should call Sofia Pezua at 212-987-9705 or 646-575-7983.

Attorney Volunteers Contact: Tara A. Pinkham, Esq., Associate Director, Immigration and Refugee Program, Church World Service, 475 Riverside Dr. Suite 700, New York, NY 10115-0050, ph: (212)870-2811 and fax: (212) 870-2134

e-mail: tpinkham@churchworldservice.org

Wednesday, February 17, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society

Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)

Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org

Friday, February 19, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society

Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201


(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)
Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org
Saturday, February 20, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event (10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.)
Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services

Location: CAMBA Legal Services office – 2211 Church Avenue, Room 301, Brooklyn, NY

Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311

Monday, February 22, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society

Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)

Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org

Tuesday, February 23, 2010 – Free TPS Application Assistance – 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

(by appointment only) Limited to residents on the west side of Manhattan between Canal Street and 110th Street and must be income eligible for HCC’s services.

Hosted by: Housing Conservation Coordinators, Inc. (HCC)


Call to make an appointment: (212) 541-5996
Location: 777 Tenth Avenue, New York, NY 10019
Contact: Shawn Blumberg, Esq., Staff Attorney, SBlumberg@hcc-nyc.org
Wednesday, February 24, 2010 – Free TPS Legal Clinic – 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Hosted by: The Legal Aid Society

Location: The Legal Aid Society, 111 Livingston Street, 7th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201

(By subway: A, C, F trains to Jay Street/Borough Hall)

Contact: Allison Baker, Esq., AMBaker@legal-aid.org

Friday, February 26, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Hosted by: Church World Service, Justice for Our Neighbors and Brooklyn Jubilee

Location: St. Jerome’s Roman Catholic Church, 2900 Newkirk Ave. (@E.29th Street), Brooklyn, NY 11226

Contact: To make a specific appointment for these TPS clinics, Haitians should call Sofia Pezua at 212-987-9705 or 646-575-7983.

We are looking for attorney volunteers! We are scheduling appointments for Haitians seeking TPS at this time and the number of volunteers will depend upon the number of people we schedule for appointments.

Attorney Volunteers Contact: Tara A. Pinkham, Esq., Associate Director, Immigration and Refugee Program, Church World Service, 475 Riverside Dr. Suite 700, New York, NY 10115-0050, ph: (212)870-2811 and fax: (212) 870-2134

e-mail: tpinkham@churchworldservice.org

 
Thursday, March 4, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Hosted by: Church World Service, Justice for Our Neighbors and Brooklyn Jubilee
Location: St. Marks United Methodist Church, 2017 Beverly Road, Brooklyn, NY 11226.

Contact: To make a specific appointment for these TPS clinics, Haitians should call Sofia Pezua at 212-987-9705 or 646-575-7983.

We are looking for attorney volunteers! We are scheduling appointments for Haitians seeking TPS at this time and the number of volunteers will depend upon the number of people we schedule for appointments.

Attorney Volunteers Contact: Tara A. Pinkham, Esq., Associate Director, Immigration and Refugee Program, Church World Service, 475 Riverside Dr. Suite 700, New York, NY 10115-0050, ph: (212)870-2811 and fax: (212) 870-2134

e-mail: tpinkham@churchworldservice.org

Thursday, March 4, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services

Location: To be announced

Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311

Saturday, March 20, 2010 – TPs Application Assistance Event – Time to be determined

CAMBA Legal Services

Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services


Location: To be announced
Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311
Saturday, May 22, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – Time to be determined
CAMBA Legal Services

Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services

Location: To be announced

Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311

Saturday, June 12, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – Time to be determined

CAMBA Legal Services

Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services

Location: To be announced

Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311

Saturday, June 26, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – Time to be determined

CAMBA Legal Services


Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services
Location: To be announced
Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311
Saturday, July 10, 2010 – TPS Application Assistance Event – Time to be determined

CAMBA Legal Services

Hosted by: CAMBA Legal Services

Location: To be announced

Contact: Madelinel@camba.org and (718) 940-6311

Events Upstate:

Wednesday, February 17, 2010, in Buffalo, NY

Journey’s End Refugee Services, Inc., which is a BIA recognized agency, will be conducting a TPS information session for Haitians.

Location: At Vive, Inc, which is a 118 bed shelter serving US and Canadian bound asylum seekers. Due to our proximity to the border and the nature of Vive’s work, there is a large community of Haitians that may be eligible for services.

Contact: Molly Short — 716-882-4963, ext. 215 and 716-882-4977 fax


mshort@jersbuffalo.org
www.jersbuffalo.org
Section II: Non-profit Immigration Legal Service Organizations
We make no guarantee or representations concerning the organizations listed here.

African Services Committee

429 West 127th Street

New York, NY 10027

Services Provided – Immigration legal services, interpretation (some staff speak Haitian Creole, most staff speak French), housing for HIV/Aids clients. Our plan is to assist first our Haitian clients to apply for TPS and then assist other Haitians to do the same as our legal manpower and other logistics allow us.

Contact Person – Getachew Fikremariam, getachewf@africanservices.org Tel: (212) 222-3882 ext. 108, Fax: (212) 222-7067

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Cabrini Immigrant Services

139 Henry Street


New York, NY 10002
Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS and Family-based petitions)
Contact Person – Christina Baal, cbaal@cabrini-eldercare.org
Further Contact Info – Tel: (212) 791-4590, Fax: (212) 791-4592

Hours – Monday-Friday by appointment

CAMBA Legal Services

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS filing), interpretation

Contact Person – Madeline La Forgia, Program Manager madelinel@camba.org

Further Contact Info – 2211 Church Avenue, Brooklyn, New York, Tel: (718) 940-6311

Hours – Currently Monday and Tuesday are allotted for assisting the public with filing TPS applications (By appointment only)

CARECEN

Services Provided – TPS assistance for a fee, no Creole speakers so applicant must speak English or bring a translator

Contact Person – Pat Young, pycarecen@aol.com

Further Contact Info – 91 N. Franklin Hempstead, N.Y. 11550 (516) 489-8330 M-F 9am to 5pm;

2000 Brentwood Rd. Second Floor Brentwood, N.Y. 11717 (631) 273-8721 M-W 10am to 6pm

 
Catholic Charities Community Services of the Archdiocese of New York
Services Provided – Special intake day every Wednesday for Haitians interested in applying for TPS from 3 pm-6 pm at our Manhattan office. Until we can coordinate with volunteer translators, applicants should come with a translator if they speak neither English nor French. We will provide consultations on eligibility and assistance with TPS filings to those who are eligible. We will also provide assistance with fee waiver requests.
Contact Person – Raluca Oncioiu, Raluca.Oncioiu@archny.org

Further Contact Info – 1011 First Ave, between 55th and 56th Streets, on the 12th floor,

Tel: (212) 419-3762

Hours – Special intake every Wednesday from 3pm-6pm.

Catholic Charities – Immigrant Services Long Island

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS applications), interpretation and translation services

Contact Person – Carmen Maquilon (Maquilon.carmen@catholiccharities.cc) and Maryse DeVastey (Devastey.maryse@catholiccharities.cc)

Further Contact Info – 143 Schleigel Boulevard, Amityville, NY 11701, Tel: (631) 789-5210, Fax: (631) 789-5245 , Website: www.catholiccharities.cc

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm, Tuesdays (First four Tuesdays of the month) 9am-7:30pm

*Catholic Charities also provides services out thirteen different parishes through Long Island, please call for details.

Catholic Migration Office of Brooklyn and Queens

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS), immigration counseling services, interpretation/translation services, will travel to local Parish or community organization to provide services


Contact Person – Paul Shonk, Managing Attorney, pshonk@diobrook.org
Further Contact Info –
Queens Office
47-01 Queens Blvd., Sunnyside

Tel: (347) 472-3502, Fax: (718) 392-5170

Brooklyn Office

1258 65th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11219

Tel: (718) 236-3000, Fax: (718) 256-9707

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm but able to work evenings if necessary

Central American Legal Services

Services Provided – Immigration legal services, TPS form preparation/trouble-shooting. We do not speak French or Creole. Haitians who do not speak English will need to bring an English-speaking friend.

Contact Person – Anne Pilsbury and/or Betsy Plum

Further Contact Info – Tel: (718) 486-6800, Fax: (718) 486-5287,

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm


CUNY Citizenship & Immigration Project
Services Provided – Immigration legal services (TPS included)
Contact Person – Midori Hills, Esq., Director of Legal Services, Midori.Hills@mail.cuny.edu
CUNY CIP has offices in each borough of NYC. To find an office, visit their website at: http://web.cuny.edu/about/citizenship/about-us/centers.html

Please see above for up-coming free legal clinics sponsored by CUNY CIP.

Dwa Fanm Jistis Pou Fanm

Services Provided – Immigration legal services

Contact Person – Berlotte Israel, Tel: (718) 230-4027 ext.230

*Send Donations of Medical Supplies:

The Brooklyn Tabernacle or Dwa Fanm

17 Smith Street (near Fulton St) 74 4th Avenue (near Bergen St)

Brooklyn, NY 11201 Brooklyn, NY 11217

Hours: Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Hours: Thursday and Friday 9am-5pm

Sunday, All Day Saturday, 9am-5pm

 
HIV Law Project, Inc.
Services Provided: Immigration, housing, benefits, future/permanency planning assistance for Haitians living with HIV/AIDS; We will prepare TPS applications. We have 2 French (not Creole) speakers. We serve immigrants living in the 5 boros, but are limited to Bronx and Manhattan for housing cases.
Contact Name – We have an immigration intake voicemail. Callers may leave a message and we will return the call to conduct a screen and schedule an intake. Emergency intakes can call the main number and inform the receptionist of the emergency, or contact me, Cristina Velez, Esq. at (212) 577-3001 x232)

Location: 15 Maiden Lane, 18th Floor, New York, NY 10038

T: (212) 577-3001 x 226 (Immigration Screening voicemail)

F: (212) 577-3192 — www.hivlawproject.org

Hours: Monday through Friday: 9:30-5:30

Human Rights First

Human Rights First will continue to serve the Haitian community by providing pro bono representation for asylum-seekers. Those who need assistance of this kind can walk-in (9:00am-5:30pm) and fill out a request for legal assistance at our reception desk. Alternatively, those in immigration proceedings at 26 Federal Plaza can stop by the “pro bono room” on the 12th Floor and meet with a screener from the Immigration Representation Project (IRP), and the asylum-seekers will be contacted by Human Rights First for an appointment in our office. We also meet with those in detention at the Elizabeth Detention Center for potential representation. We are discussing whether to expand our work to also handle Haitian TPS. One important factor is the extent to which other local organizations are meeting the need.

Contact: Lori Adams, Esq., Staff Attorney, Refugee Protection Program — adamsl@humanrightsfirst.org

Location: 333 Seventh Avenue, 13th Floor, New York, NY 10001

Tel: (212) 845-5241 Fax: (212) 845-5299

Immigration Advocacy Services

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (TPS, Family-based, Labor-based)


Contact Info – Debra Gilmore, Esq., 24-40 Steinway Street, Astoria, New York 11103, Tel: (718) 956-8218, Fax: (718) 274-1615, Website: www.immigrationadvocacy.com
Hours: Monday-Thursday 9am-4:30pm; Friday 9am-1pm
Immigrant Defense Project (IDP)
Services Provided: The IDP does not provide direct legal representation. They provide legal advice to help people who are considering applying for TPS determine whether their criminal records prevent them from applying for TPS.

Please call the IDP hotline (212-725-6422) on Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:30pm-4:30pm

Please note that IDP can only provide advice on criminal bars. Callers must have criminal dispositions and any other details on the criminal case(s) available when calling.

International Rescue Committee

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS)

Contact Person – Assyatou Sow, Immigration Administrative Coordinator

Further Contact Info – 122 E. 42nd Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10168, Tel: (212) 551-3102, Fax: (212) 551-3101, Website: www.theIRC.org/newyork

Hours – Monday-Friday 9am-4pm

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS)


Contact Person – Fran Hartmann, Tel: (718) 784-7447 ext. 129,
Further Contact Info – 10-25 41st Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101,
Tel: (718) 784-7447 ext. 113, Fax: (718) 729-2063, www.riissettlement.org
Hours – Call ahead for appointment

*Paula Forero, attorney, provides all legal services

Legal Aid Society

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS)

Contact Person – Allison Baker AMBaker@legal-aid.org

Further Contact Info –

(1) Highbrige Community Center – 2nd Monday 5pm-7pm; 1438 Ogden Avenue Bronx, NY. Call for appt.: (718) 681-2222

(2) Council of People’s Organization (COPO) – 2nd Thurs. 3:30pm-5:30pm; 1081 Coney Island Avenue Brooklyn, NY. Call for appt.: (718) 434-3266

(3) Good Shepherd Services – 3rd Tues. 3pm-5pm; 503 5th Avenue Suite 4A Brooklyn, NY. Call for appt.: (718) 965-3313

(4) Center for Family Life at Sunset Park – 3rd Wed. 4pm-6pm; 5505 4th Avenue Brooklyn, Call for appt.: (718) 492-3585

(5) Make the Road New York – 2nd Tues, 3pm-5pm. 301 Grove Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237. Call for appt: (718) 565-8500 x 426

(6) Little Sisters of the Assumption – Last Fri. 9:30am-12:30am; 333 E. 115th St. NY, NY. Call for appt.: (212) 987-4422

(7) Aid for AIDS – (HIV+ only) – 1st Tues. 3pm-5pm; 120 Wall Street, 26th Floor NY, NY. Call for appt.: (212)337-8043


(8) Make the Road New York – 1st Thurs 2pm-5pm; 92-10 Roosevelt Avenue Elmhurst, NY. Call for appt.: (718) 565-8500 x 426
(9) SCO Family Development Center – 4th Wed. 5pm-7pm; 103-24 Roosevelt Avenue Corona, NY. Call for appt.: (718) 426-7523
New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
Haitian TPS Project

450 West 33rd Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY

Contact: (212) 946-0351 or HaitianTPS@nylag.org

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights

Services Provided – TPS (we have many years experience helping El Salvadorians and Nicaraguans apply for TPS). We can also help individuals become US Cit, adjust status, file family-based petitions

Contact Person – Maria Alonso (for Bronx Office), Candida Rivera (for Manhattan Office)

Contact Info –

Bronx Office:

2715 Bainbridge Avenue, NY, NY 10033, Tel: (718) 484-8294, Fax: (718) 484-8296

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

Manhattan Office:

665 West 182nd Street, Tel: (212) 781-0355, Fax: (212) 781-0943, www.nmcir.org


Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm; Saturday 9am-3pm
Polish American Community Services, Inc. (PAX)
112B Nassau Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11222

Tel: (718) 389.7580

Fax: (718) 389.7582

Contact: Marcin Muszynski — mmuszynski@pax-ny.org. PAX does not have French or Creole interpreters on staff. Therefore, people seeking immigration legal assistance to apply for TPS must bring their own interpreter. PAX will provide low-cost immigration legal services to help people apply for TPS.

www.imigracja.us

Safe Horizon

Services Provided – Immigration legal services

Contact Person – Ana Nattes, Tel: 718-943-8632 or Ellen Friedland at (718) 943-8636

Further Contact Info – 50 Court Street, 8th floor, Brooklyn, New York 11201,

Fax: (718) 943-8646

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-4pm (appointments generally scheduled between 10am-4pm)


Sanctuary for Families
Services Provided – Legal representation to Haitian victims of domestic violence who are TPS eligible
Contact Person – Julie Dinnerstein Julie@sffny.org Tel: (212) 349 6009 ext. 246
Further information:

(1) Brooklyn residents

Walk into the Brooklyn Family Justice Center, 350 Jay Street, 15th Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201, any week day between 9 am and 3 pm (federal, state and city holidays excluded).

(2) Queens residents

Walk into the Queens Family Justice Center, 126-02 82nd Avenue, Kew Gardens, NY 11415, any week day between 9 am and 3 pm (federal, state and city holidays excluded).

(3) Residents of other boroughs or NYC metro area (or who just prefer to call)

Voicemail at Sanctuary for Families’ mail legal intake voicemail number – 212 349 6009 x246

United Methodist Committee on Relief – Justice For Our Neighbors

Services Provided: Immigration legal services

1) John Wesley United Methodist Church

260 Quincy Street

Brooklyn, NY 11216


Tel: (718) 783-1501 (to volunteer or to make client appointments)
(In Bedford-Stuyvesant b/w Bedford and Nostrand, 3 blocks from Bedford/Nostrand subway
stop on G Line)
2) Chinese United Methodist Church

69 Madison Street

NY, NY 10002

Tel: (212) 267-6464 (to volunteer or to make client appointments)

(@ corner of Catherine & Madison approx. 7 blocks from East Broadway subway stop on the F line)


3) La Promesa Presbyterian Mission of Flushing
150-20 Barclay Avenue
Flushing, NY 11355
Tel: (917) 609-9879 (to volunteer or to make client appointments)

(LIRR to Murray Hill station, walk 2-3 blocks to Barclay & 150 St. or 7 line to Main Street and then 10 minute taxi to Barclay & 150 St.)

4) South Presbyterian Church in Yonkers

112 Radford Street,

Yonkers, NY, 10705.


Tel: (914) 963 1155 (to volunteer or to make client appointments)
(Take 1 train to 242nd Street (last stop). Take 2, 1T, or 1W to Radford Street OR Take 4 train to Bedford , then 4 bus to Mclean & S. Broadway and walk 1 block to Radford OR Metro North to Yonkers Station, then # 1 bus downtown to Broadway & Radford)
New Jersey:
American Friends Service Committee

89 Market Street, 6th Floor

Newark, NJ 07102

Services Provided – Immigration legal services

Contact Person – Amy Gottlieb, Program Director agottlieb@afsc.org, Tel: (973) 643-1924 ext. 201, Website: http://www.afsc.org/


Catholic Charities of Newark
Services Provided – Immigration legal services (including TPS), interpretation/translation services, helping people in immigration court, helping Haitians with criminal convictions apply for TPS
Contact Person – Rex Chen, Managing Attorney, rchen@ccannj.org
Further Contact Info – 976 Broad Street, Newark, NJ 07102, Tel: (973) 733-3516,

Fax: (973) 733-9631, Website: www.ccannj.org

Hours – Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm for scheduled meetings and consultations – call ahead if you seek a consultation

Upstate New York

Criminal Defense Immigration Project, New York State Defenders Association

Services Provided – Immigration legal services (providing telephonic assistance and advice on completing TPS applications)

Contact Person – Joanne Macri, Director, jmacri@nysda.org

Contact Info – 194 Washington Avenue, Suite 500, Albany, NY 12210, Tel: (518) 465-3524,

Direct: (716) 913-3200, Fax (518) 465-3249, Website: www.nysda.org

Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm

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