More than three million of New York City's 8.2 million residents were born outside the United States. The New York City Department of Youth and Community Development (DYCD) contracts with community-based organizations across all five boroughs that provide a range of services and support to new New Yorkers.
Comprehensive Services for Immigrant Families
Services help immigrant families identify the complex and multiple needs of newly-arrived immigrant families with limited English proficiency (LEP), and, in collaboration with a network of community-based providers, ensure they gain access to relevant services that will help them prosper and become self-sufficient.
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General Immigrant Services
Programs for immigrants that assist participants with accessing government benefits; application assistance (including assistance with matters relating to citizenship and immigration status): employment; healthcare; social services: and civics classes in preparation for citizenship.
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Other Immigrant Services (Legal or DACA)
Although DYCD no longer has programs which directly serve Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) or legal services, below is a link to those agencies that do.
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