DACA Screening and Referral Organizations

The organizations below provide free screening and assistance to DREAMers on Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), as well as referrals to New Economy Project’s NYC DREAMer Loan Fund. Please contact the organizations directly for more information.

To add your organization to this list, contact New Economy Project.

Bronx

BronxWorks Immigration Program
Free DACA Legal Assistance (initial and renewal applications)
1130 Grand Concourse, Bronx, New York, 10456
Contact: Darlene Reyes
Email: dreyes@bronxworks.org
Telephone: 1-800-354-0365
Languages: English, Spanish, French
Office Hours: By appointment only – Mon/Tues/Thrs 9-5PM, Wednesdays 11-7PM
*Please call or email to make an appointment*
  

CUNY Citizenship Now!
Locations in all five boroughs
Telephone: 646-664-9400
BIA Accredited with attorneys on staff. All immigration legal services are FREE, please call to make an appointment at a location nearest you.
www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/about/contact
Languages: Multiple; see website for languages by location
Appointment needed

Mercy Center
332 E. 149 Street, 8th Floor, Bronx, NY 10451 
Hours: By appointment.
To make an appointment, contact Bridget at 347-862-2474 or bmeehan@mercycenterbronx.org
Languages: English, Spanish
DACA Legal Assistance

New York Immigration Coalition*
Free legal clinics throughout NYC; DACA information and referrals
www.thenyic.org/deferredaction/register
Contact: Adriana Lovera, 212-627-2227, ext 236, or alovera@nyic.org.
Languages: Spanish and English

Youth Ministries for Peace and Justice*
1384 Stratford Avenue, Bronx, New York 10472
Phone: 718-328-5622
Contact: Henry Lajara, hlajara@ympj.org
Free immigration assistance, consultations, application filings, referrals, advocacy.
Monday – Friday, 9am – 5 pm. By appointment only.
Languages: English, Spanish
BIA accredited representatives

Brooklyn

Arab American Association of New York*
7111 5th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11209
Phone: 718-745-3523
DACA@ArabAmericanNY.org
DACA Legal Assistance Times: Every Wednesdays 2pm – 6pm
Languages: Arabic, Urdu, Spanish

Atlas: DIY Developing Immigrant Youth
A cooperative empowerment center for immigrant youth and their allies ages 14-24.
Confidential location in Sunset Park, Brooklyn email or call for address
Website: Atlasdiy.org
Phone: 347-599-1641
Contact: Maria Caba, maria.caba@atlasdiy.org
Hours: Sunday- Thursday 12-6, extended hours on Sunday and Thursday nights until 7.
Walk in legal clinic, first come first serve in immigration and family law: Tuesdays from 11-2pm.
Lanugages: Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, English and 8 other languages, call ahead to make an appt.

Brooklyn Defender Services
177 Livingston Street, 7th Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: Lindsey Buller
Tel: 718-254-0700, ext. 309
Email: DACA@bds.org
Free legal clinics in Brooklyn, by appointment only
Languages: English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and others

CAMBA
DACA legal assistance.
2211 Church Avenue, 3rd Floor Room 301
Brooklyn, NY 11226
Tel: 718-940-6311
Free legal clinics are held on Tuesdays, by appointment only
Languages: English, Spanish, Haitian Creole and others

Catholic Migration Services
DACA Legal Assistance
1258 65th Street, Brooklyn, NY 11219

For appointments, call: 718-236-3000
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hatian Creole, Albanian, Greek, Italian, Arabic

CUNY Citizenship Now!
Locations in all five boroughs
Telephone: 646-664-9400
BIA Accredited with attorneys on staff. All immigration legal services are FREE, please call to make an appointment at a location nearest you.
www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/about/contact
Languages: Multiple; see website for languages by location
Appointment needed

New York Immigration Coalition*
Free legal clinics throughout NYC; DACA information and referrals
www.thenyic.org/deferredaction/register
Contact: Adriana Lovera, 212-627-2227, ext 239, or alovera@nyic.org.
Languages: Spanish and English

VAMOS Unidos- Street Vendors Mobilizing and Organizing in Solidarity!
2431 Morris Ave Bronx, NY 10468
Telephone: 718-312-8634
Languages: Spanish/English
Contact: Clementina Garcia, Community Organizer
Email: vamosunidoscleme@gmail.com
Free legal clinics in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.
Please call to make appointments by phone: 718-312-8634

Manhattan

African Services Committee*
429 West 127th Street, New York, NY 10027
DACA Legal Assistance
Contact: DACA applicants can contact Jessica Greenberg at 212-222-3882 x.134 or email immigration@africanservices.org to set up an appointment to assess DACA eligibility/fill out the application

Cabrini Immigrant Services*
Free DACA eligibility screening and application assistance.
139 Henry Street (between Rutgers and Pike Streets), New York, NY
Closest subway: F train to East Broadway
Time: Wednesdays 10am – 5pm BY APPOINTMENT ONLY
Contact: Brenda Barsallo, 212-791-4590 ext 100 or info@cis-nyc.org
Languages: English and Spanish

Chinese Progressive Association*
230 Grand Street, Room 504, New York, NY 10013
DACA Legal Assistance Times: Call for appointment
Please contact us at 212-274-1891 or irp@cpanyc.org for appointment and information about what to bring to appointment
Language(s): Chinese and English

CUNY Citizenship Now!
Locations in all five boroughs
Telephone: 646-664-9400
BIA Accredited with attorneys on staff. All immigration legal services are FREE, please call to make an appointment at a location nearest you.
www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/about/contact
Languages: Multiple; see website for languages by location
Appointment needed

International Rescue Committee
263 West 38th Street, New York, NY 10018
For appointments:
Tel: 212-377-4750
Text: 347-491-7655
Email: immigration.ny@rescue.org

New York Immigration Coalition*
Free legal clinics throughout NYC; DACA information and referrals
www.thenyic.org/deferredaction/register
Contact: Adriana Lovera, 212-627-2227, ext 239, or alovera@nyic.org.
Languages: Spanish and English

New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG)
7 Hanover Square, 18th Floor New York, NY 10004
Hours: Monday-Friday 9am to 5pm. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY.
DREAMer/DACA Hotline: (212) 613-6597
DREAMer/DACA email: DREAMers@nylag.org
Languages: English, Spanish, Russian and others
FREE Legal Assistance

Northern Manhattan Coalition for Immigrant Rights
5030 Broadway, Suite 650, New York, NY 10034 (corner of 214th Street)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm. No appointment needed.
Phone: 212-781-0355
Languages: English, Spanish
BIA accredited representatives

UnLocal, Inc.
30 Broad Street, 9th Floor, New York, NY 10004
Contact: Tania Mattos 
Email: tania@unlocal.org Tel: 646-216-8210
Languages: English, Spanish, Hindi, Punjabi
Provide DACA and Advance Parole Legal Assistance 
By Appointment Only

Volunteers of Legal Service – A Dream Not Deferred Project
Note: Capacity is limited and VOLS is only able to provide legal services to students who attend high school at this time.
40 Worth Street, Suite 820, New York, NY 10013
Contact: Elizabeta Markuci, Director, Immigration Project
Tel: 347-521-5722 / Fax: 347-521-5707 / Email: emarkuci@volsprobono.org

Queens

Catholic Migration Services
DACA Legal Assistance
47-01 Queens Boulevard Suite 201, Sunnyside, NY 11104
For appointments, call: 347 472 3500
Languages Spoken: Spanish, Hatian Creole, Albanian, Greek, Italian, Arabic

CUNY Citizenship Now!
Locations in all five boroughs
Telephone: 646-664-9400
BIA Accredited with attorneys on staff. All immigration legal services are FREE, please call to make an appointment at a location nearest you.
www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/about/contact
Languages: Multiple; see website for languages by location
Appointment needed

DRUM-Desis Rising Up & Moving
72-18 Roosevelt Avenue, 2nd Floor
Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: Rishi Singh, Youth Organizer
Tel: 718-205-3036
Email: rishi@drumnyc.org
Website: www.drumnyc.org
Free Legal Clinics in Queens, Bronx and Brooklyn.
Make appointments by phone and walk-ins are welcome.
Languages: Bangla, hindi, Punjabi, Urdu

Jacob A. Riis Neighborhood Settlement House
10-25 41st Avenue, Long Island City, NY 11101
Hours: Mondays-Fridays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Appointment needed.
To make an appointment, contact Sophie Simon at 718-784-7447 ext. 113 or ssimon@riissettlement.org
Languages: English, Spanish

Make the Road NY
92-10 Roosevelt Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Contact: Yenny Quispe, DACA Legal Advocate
Tel: 347-876-5618 or 718-565-8500, ext. 4456
Email: yenny.quispe@maketheroadny.org
Contact for DACA screening or attend DACA information sessions on Wednesdays, 3:30 pm
Languages: English and Spanish

MinKwon Center for Community Action*
136-19 41st Ave., #3FL, Flushing, NY 11355
Phone: Eri Cahill at 718-460-5600, ext. 505 or  Kit Lee at 718-460-5600, ext. 508
Email: immigration@minkwon.org 
Languages available: Korean, English
Hours of operation: 10am-6pm, Monday to Friday. By appointment only.

New York Immigration Coalition*
Free legal clinics throughout NYC; DACA information and referrals
www.thenyic.org/deferredaction/register
Contact: Adriana Lovera, 212-627-2227, ext 239, or alovera@nyic.org.
Languages: Spanish and English

Queens Community House
74-09 37th Ave., Suite 400, Jackson Heights, NY 11372
Appointment needed.
Contact: Carmen Gutierrez, 347-965-1213 / cgutierrez@qchnyc.org

VAMOS Unidos- Street Vendors Mobilizing and Organizing in Solidarity!
2431 Morris Ave Bronx, NY 10468
Telephone: 718-312-8634
Languages: Spanish/English
Contact: Clementina Garcia, Community Organizer
Email: vamosunidoscleme@gmail.com
Free legal clinics in the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens.
Please call to make appointments by phone: 718-312-8634

Staten Island

CUNY Citizenship Now!
Locations in all five boroughs
Telephone: 646-664-9400
BIA Accredited with attorneys on staff. All immigration legal services are FREE, please call to make an appointment at a location nearest you.
www1.cuny.edu/sites/citizenship-now/about/contact
Languages: Multiple; see website for languages by location
Appointment needed

EyeOpeners DREAMERS Project/El Centro del Inmigrante*
1546 Castleton Ave, Staten Island, NY 10302
To obtain help in completing DACA application or to have a DACA presentation at your school, house of worship or organization, please contact Irma Cruz 718-619-6433. To connect with free legal services for review of your DACA application, contact Reina Ubaldegaray, Single Stop Director at 347-538-0935.

New York Immigration Coalition*
Free legal clinics throughout NYC; DACA information and referrals
www.thenyic.org/deferredaction/register
Contact: Adriana Lovera, 212-627-2227, ext 239, or alovera@nyic.org.
Languages: Spanish and English

Staten Island Dream Coalition
120 Anderson Avenue, 2nd Floor, Staten Island New York, 10302
Phone: 330-817-3222 
Services: Free help with the preparation of DACA, DACA renewal, DAPA preparation, advance parole. 
Languages: Spanish, Urdu, English 
Hours: Monday – Wednesday and Friday: 9am – 5pm, Thursday: 10am – 6pm 
Late weekday & weekend appointments available by appointment
B.I.A. Accredited (as of November 1st) & Deferred Action experts

* indicates organizations that are part of the DREAMer Protection Collaborative, coordinated by the New York Immigration Coalition.