Resources for Immigrants
From adult English classes to domestic violence centers, here's a collection of local organizations dedicated to helping Westchester's immigrant population.
Cabrini Immigrant Services
121 Main St, Dobbs Ferry 914-674-1937
Cabrini has been in Dobbs Ferry since 1998 and offers adult education (in subjects including English and citizenship exams), legal services related to immigration, referrals for healthcare, and more.
El Centro Hispano
346 S Lexington Ave, White Plains 914-289-0500
El Centro says its mission “is to assist, support, and strengthen the Hispanic community; to help them become self-sufficient; and to ease their transition into their new culture while maintaining and enriching their own.” They also offer a scholarship program and a technology center.
The Empire Justice Center at John Jay Legal Services, PACE University School of Law
80 N Broadway, White Plains
The Empire Justice Center is the local office of a firm dedicated to the legal rights of “poor, disabled, or disenfranchised” New Yorkers. The White Plains office concentrates primarily on immigrants’ rights.
Infante Immigrant Connection, Inc.
65 Court St, Ste 2, White Plains 914-948-3476
Infante offers help with immigration forms, translation, income tax preparation, and more. They even have mailbox services.
The Gateway Center
75 Grasslands Rd, Valhalla 914-606-5626
This initiative at Westchester Community College (WCC) offers a number of programs, including English classes and cultural events. Many of them are aimed at immigrants and children of immigrants attending college at WCC.
Latino U College Access, Inc.
Founded in 2012, Latino U helps guide Latino immigrants and their children through the college process.
My Sisters’ Place
One Water St, White Plains 800-298-7233
My Sisters' Place works to end domestic violence but also has an immigration law practice.
Neighbors Link Northern Westchester
27 Columbus Ave, Mount Kisco 914-666-3410
Neighbors Link offers education for adults and children, referrals for healthcare, forums for contact between immigrant communities and police, and a hiring site and job bank for workers.
Spanish Community Progress Foundation, Inc.
204 Hawthorne Ave, Yonkers 914-969-5400
The Spanish Community Progress Foundation offers free or low-cost services including an adolescent pregnancy-prevention program, support services for families developmentally disabled members, a first-time home ownership project, and translation.