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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
Fax:718-793-0515


Description:

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."




Hours:

M-Fri 6:15 am- 10 pm; Sunday 8 am-10 pm.


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