Esther Grunblatt Russian Service Center

Sponsor/Parent Agency:Young Men's & Young Women's Hebrew Association of Central Queens
Address:67-09 108 Street Forest Hills NY 11375
Telephone(s):718-268-5011 x633


Offers both Information and Referral, and direct services to the Russian refugee population of Queens. Included in Information and Referral are: Cultural Heritage, Day Care and children's issues, immigration legal services, mental health, and senior citizen's issues. Direct services provided include: Education programs, Employment and training programs, translation and interpreting services, senior citizen's programs, and job placement. Other services provided include: "referrals to other social service agencies, such as social security, food stamps, and section 8 housing; translation of documents (fee charged); employment services/counseling and vocational English as a second language classes."


Mon-Fri 9-4

Eligibility Requirements:

No restrictions; however, many referrals to agencies that require refugee status.

Fees/Methods of Payment:Most programs free. Private pay for translation of documents.

Services Offered:Citizenship EducationDay CareEnglish as a Second LanguageLanguage TranslationSpecialized Information and ReferralVocational Education
Languages Offered:ChineseGeorgianKoreanRussianSpanish
Target Groups(Ethnic):JewsRussians
Target Groups(By Need):Refugees / Entrants / AsyleesEnglish Language Learners