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Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York


Also Known As:KCS
Address:35-56 159 Street Flushing NY 11358
Telephone(s):718-939-6137
Fax:718-886-6126
E-mail:immigration@kcsny.org
World Wide Web: http://www.kcsny.org


Description:

COMMUNITY LINKING Contacts are maintained with government agencies, other community agencies and schools to provide them with information regarding the needs and concerns of the Korean community. COMMUNITY EDUCATION Workshops and seminars are offered which are designed to increase public awareness of minority needs and rights, and to inform the Korean community of important issues and pending legislation. INFORMATION AND REFERRAL Individuals are given information regarding access to needed services and are referred to appropriate agencies. Assistance is provided for petitioners for citizenship, permanent resident status, and other immigration related affairs. Also offer citizenship preparation class and ESOL classes. PUBLIC HEALTH PROGRAM Culturally sensitive HIV / AIDS prevention education is provided through media development, including educational AIDS calendars and newspaper articles. A Peer Education Project for Korean American adolescents provides workshops at various locations in the Korean community.



Location information:

Main Office: 149 W. 24 Street, 6th Floor, New York, NY 10011, 646-638-0597; FAX 212-463-8347; Korean American Senior Center: c/o New York Church of Christ 37-06 111 St., Corona, NY 11368


Hours:

Mon-Fri 9-5.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free.


Services Offered:Citizenship EducationEnglish as a Second LanguagePublic HealthSpecialized Information and ReferralWorkshops / Symposiums
Languages Offered:ChineseKorean
Target Groups(Ethnic):Koreans
Target Groups(By Need):HomeboundYouthEnglish Language Learners