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New Americans Program

Feb
2
9:00AM

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4:00PM

Affordable Care Act Insurance Enrollment

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

New York’s official health plan marketplace is up and running! You and your family can shop for, compare and enroll in health coverage that fits your budget. A certified bilingual navigator is ready to assist in the enrollment process.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

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Feb
3
1:30PM

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4:30PM

Tax Preparation Assistance

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

IRS-trained counselors will help you complete your 2014 personal income tax return. Bring a copy of your 2013 income tax return(s); all W-2, 1099 and other forms and documents for 2014; unemployment compensation statements; SSA-1099 if you received Social Security benefits; a photo ID for every person listed on the return; and Social Security cards or other official documentation for yourself and all dependents.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
4
11:30AM

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12:00PM

Learn about Access to Affordable Health Insurance

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 openings

Oscar Health Insurance invites you to a lunch-and-learn to find out more about getting the best health care plan for you and your family. You will learn about changes to the Affordable Care Act, a/k/a "Obamacare," and will better understand how to navigate the marketplace before the February 15 deadline for 2015 health care coverage. Lunch will be provided. Preregistration is required.


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Feb
4
12:15PM

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1:00PM

Obtenga Acceso a Seguro Médico Económico

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Online or by phone
Availability: 48 openings

Seguro de Salud Óscar, le invita a un almuerzo y aprender para ayudarle a entender cómo obtener el mejor plan de salud para usted y su familia. Los asistentes recibirán información sobre los cambios en la Ley de Atención Asequible también conocido como "Obamacare", y van a entender mejor cómo navegar el mercado antes de la fecha límite del 15 de febrero 2015 cobertura de salud. Se proveerá almuerzo.

Additional Program Dates/Locations
This is a recurring program. If registration is required, you must register individually.

Additional Dates


Feb
9
6:00PM

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8:00PM

Buying a Home: Everything You Need to Know to Get Started

Location: Jackson Heights
Registration: Not required

This workshop, presented by the Chhaya Community Development Corporation, covers everything first-time home buyers need to know about home ownership.


Collections

Most of our international language collections include books, periodicals, CDs, CD-ROMs and videos. Check out our romances, computer books, cookbooks, biographies, best-sellers, martial arts novels, parenting books and much more!


Resource Guides

Find multicultural web sites, English classes, citizenship classes, immigrant-serving agencies, demographics and more.


Cultural Programs

New Americans Program offers Cultural Arts programs celebrating the arts and literature of ethnic groups in Queens communities. Programs are presented in the Central Library and in community libraries. Offerings include music, dance, drama performances, bilingual poetry and storytelling. Cultural arts programs are bilingual in English and the language of the culture being showcased.


Coping Skills

New Americans Program offers Copings Skills workshops: lectures and workshops to help immigrants adjust to life in America presented in selected community libraries as well as the Central Library. Programs are presented in English and in the major immigrant languages of Queens by lawyers, teachers, counselors and other professionals. Topics presented include immigration law, becoming a citizen, tenants rights, career planning, starting a business, parenting, education and health.