Help for immigrant parents & students

Immigrant Family Services | NYC Department of Youth & Community Development

Family Services Grade-Schooler Pre-Teen Teen Caregiver

Immigrant parents of English Language Learners (ELL) can get help understanding the NYC school system and taking an active role in their children’s education. The programs also helps families by referring them to health, mental health, and support services.

Am I Eligible?

Parents or caregivers with limited English skills who have children in grades 6 – 12 can take part.

How Can I Get Help?

Other Family Services Programs

Child Support Services

Office of Child Support Services (OCSS)

NYC Human Resources Administration

Financial support for children and employment support for fathers and mothers.

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.

Updated December 4, 2019