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African Services Committee


Also Known As:ASC
Sponsor/Parent Agency:ECDC
Address:429 W 127 Street New York NY 10027
Telephone(s):212-222-3882 212-222-7067
Fax:212-222-7067
E-mail:info@africanservices.org
World Wide Web: http://www.africanservices.org


Description:

Offers counseling and support for HIV-positive people. Resettles refugees from all over the world. Support groups available. Offers legal services for a nominal fee. Offers TB testing for a fee. Also offers English as a Second Language (ESL) classes; legal and immigration advocacy; food pantry; new clothing distribution; and referral to Microfinance Lenders for Small Business Loans. Publishes multilingual brochure on HIV.




Hours:

Mon-Fri 9-5; Testing Center open Mon-Thurs 9-3:30


Eligibility Requirements:

All refugees; HIV+ African, Middle Eastern & Caribbean immigrants.


Admission Requirements/Documents:

I-94 for refugees.


Fees/Methods of Payment:Free. TB test: $40.00
Access for People with Disabilities:Multiple floors, elevators.


Services Offered:AIDS / HIV IssuesClothingEmergency FoodEnglish as a Second LanguageLegal CounselingMental Health Care and CounselingMutual Support GroupsRefugee Resettlement Services
Languages Offered:AmharicBambaraFrenchHaitian CreoleMandingoSpanishWolofYoruba
Target Groups(Ethnic):AfricansCaribbeansMiddle Easterners
Target Groups(By Need):HIV-positive PersonsRefugees / Entrants / AsyleesEnglish Language Learners