Help for immigrant parents & students

Immigrant Family Services | NYC Department of Youth and Community Development

Family Services Caregiver

Immigrant Family Services help immigrant parents of English Language Learners (ELL) in grades 6 through 12 better understand the New York City school system and take an active role in their children’s education. The programs also support immigrant families and connect them to health, mental health, and support services.

How Can I Get Help?

Contact Youth Connect at 1-800-246-4646 for more information.

Visit Immigrant Family Services at the Department of Youth and Community Development site.

Other Family Services Programs

Home visits for pregnant women and girls

NYC Nurse-Family Partnership (NYC NFP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

Nurses provide support and give medical care and advice to women who are pregnant for the first time.

Home visits for new moms

Newborn Home Visiting Program (NHVP)

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene

New moms can get home visits from health professionals to help with breastfeeding, health and safety tips, and connections to community resources.

Sleeping safe & cribs for babies

Safe Sleep Initiative

NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene/NYC Administration for Children's Services

Families can get information on creating a safe sleep environment for their baby and may qualify for a free crib.