Community Services

Tenant & immigration counseling, youth & senior programs

Community Services

Asian Americans for Equality has a long history of helping members of our communities with a wide range of housing, immigration, and other quality of life issues.  AAFE works with clients one-on-one to ensure their rights to safe and decent housing, to secure and extend appropriate government housing subsidies, to make sure they have access to social support programs, such as food stamps and Medicaid and to provide assistance with immigration matters.  Counselors are available in our storefront offices in Manhattan’s Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Flushing, Queens and Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

 

TENANT COUNSELING

  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Applying for affordable housing
  • Applying for NYCHA housing
  • Housing court matters

IMMIGRATION SERVICES

  • Citizenship applications
  • Green Card replacement/renewal
  • Fee waivers for applications
  • Family petitions

GOVERNMENT BENEFITS

  • Health care applications
  • Medical billing issues
  • Medicare premium waivers
  • Applications for other social services

SENIOR SERVICES

  • AAFECare Senior Center
  • SNAP applications (food stamps)
  • SCRIE applications
  • HEAP applications

YOUTH PROGRAMS

  • College readiness
  • College & financial aid applications
  • Service learning activities
  • Annual Career Conference

WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT 

  • Job placement services
  • Interview skills training
  • English language instruction
  • Resume preparation

Asian Americans for Equality has a long history of helping members of our communities with a wide range of housing, immigration, and other quality of life issues.  AAFE works with clients one-on-one to ensure their rights to safe and decent housing, to secure and extend appropriate government housing subsidies, to make sure they have access to social support programs, such as food stamps and Medicaid and to provide assistance with immigration matters.  Counselors are available in our storefront offices in Manhattan’s Chinatown, the Lower East Side, Flushing, Queens and Sunset Park, Brooklyn.

How to Get Help

We have offices throughout New York City. Please see the bottom of this page for contact information. 

Tenant Counseling

  • Landlord/tenant disputes
  • Applying for affordable housing
  • Applying for NYCHA housing
  • Housing court matters

Immigration Services

  • Citizenship applications
  • Green Card replacement/renewal
  • Fee waivers for applications
  • Family petitions

Government Benefits

  • Health care applications
  • Medical billing issues
  • Medicare premium waivers
  • Applications for other social services

Senior Services

  • AAFECare Senior Center
  • SNAP applications (food stamps)
  • SCRIE applications
  • HEAP applications

Youth Programs

  • College readiness
  • College & financial aid applications
  • Service learning activities
  • Annual Career Conference

Workforce Development 

  • Job placement services
  • Interview skills training
  • English language instruction
  • Resume preparation

Contact Us

212-979-8988 (Manhattan)

718-961-0888 (Flushing, Queens)

718-316-9993 (Jackson Heights, Queens)

718-686-8223 (Sunset Park, Brooklyn)

Email AAFE

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