Safe Horizon
Jackson Heights Community Office

Address:151-20 Jamaica Ave Jamaica NY 11432
World Wide Web: http://www.safehorizon.org


LEGAL ASSISTANCE FOR IMMIGRANTS Presentations on legal rights and remedies for immigrants; legal advice on general and specific legal problems; representation in courts and/or administrative proceedings; representation in appeals and other complex matters; assistance in completing forms or applications; fingerprints for citizenship and other applications; translations of documents (birth, marriage and divorce certificates). Solace - offers solace for refugees from foreign countries. CRIME VICTIMS UNIT Crisis intervention and short-term counseling; advocacy and referrals to shelter, legal services, and other agencies; information regarding police, court, Crime Victims Board, and other procedures; information on emergency financial assistance; practical assistance such as help replacing documents or repairing locks; information about emergency housing transfers within the New York City Housing Authority; support groups for domestic violence victims; educational presentations and workshops.

Location information:

New York Immigration Hotline: 718-899-4000; 24-Hour Crime Victim's Hotline: 212-577-7777; Safe Horizons 24-Hour Hotline: 1-800-621.HOPE (4673) See also "Safe Horizon -- Queens Oasis;" Safe Horizon Main Office: 2 Lafayette St, New York, NY 10007; 212-577-7700


Mon-Fri 9-5.

Admission Requirements/Documents:

By appointment.

Services Offered:Citizenship EducationCrime Victim SupportCrisis InterventionGED InstructionImmigration / Naturalization Legal Services
Languages Offered:GujaratiHindiSpanishUrdu
Target Groups(By Need):Battered WomenImmigrantsRefugees / Entrants / AsyleesVictims / Survivors