The YMCA is committed to serving the newcomer/immigrant population of New York City. Our New Americans Welcome Center supports newcomers and immigrants in reaching their goals of employment, education, civic engagement, naturalization, cultural competence and upward mobility in the communities they live.


At the Y, we exist to strengthen community. Our FREE adult education classes and community resource referrals will help you realize your potential and develop the confidence to dream of a brighter tomorrow. Create a meaningful change, for yourself and for the future! Our trained staff and volunteers are here for you. Meet with us today and we will help you build a plan to achieve your goals.

Free Classes

Free English, Citizenship, and Basic Computer Classes

ESL Beginning
Monday-Thursday
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

ESL Intermediate
Mondays & Wednesdays
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

ESL Advanced/Reading & Writing
Mondays & Wednesdays
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

Workplace English
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

Technology
Tuesdays & Thursdays
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

U.S. Civics/Citizenship Preparation
Mondays & Wednesdays
6-9 PM
Location: 100 Hester Street, NY 10002

Learning for Life with Technology
Saturdays
3-6 PM
Location: 286 South Street, NY 10002


Summer Classes Start July 8

Registration and Pre-Testing:
Monday, June 17 - Friday, July 19, 2019
Monday-Friday, 12-8 PM by appointment only

Please bring a copy of a utility bill with your name and home address, and/or some type of picture I.D.

For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call Ms. Yuen at 212-219-8393.


New York City’s YMCA is here for all. Our New Americans Initiative is a safe haven for immigrants looking for support and services. We never turn anyone away—or inquire about immigration status.

課程時間

英文初級班
逢星期一至星期四
7 月 8 日 – 9 月 16 日
6-9 PM

英文中級班
逢星期一及三
7 月 8 日 – 9 月 16 日
6-9 PM

英文高級班/閱讀及寫作
逢星期一及三
7 月 8 日 – 9 月 16 日
6-9 PM

工作英語坊
逢星期二和星期四
7 月 9 日 – 9 月 12 日
6-9 PM

電腦技巧及電子科技
逢星期二和星期四
7 月 9 日 – 9 月 12 日
6-9 PM

美國公民入籍班
逢星期一和星期三
7 月 8 日 – 9 月 16 日
6-9 PM

生活資訊科技班
逢星期六
7 月 13 日 – 8 月 24 日
3-6 PM
課程地點: 於 286, South Street 上課


報名和口語考試:
2019 年 6 月 17 日星期一至 2019 年 7 月 19 日星期五
星期一至星期五; 下午 12:00 至晚上 8:00 只限預約報名

請攜帶有您的名字和地址的帳單以及一張有照片的證件

查詢詳情或預約報名, 請致電 212.219.8393: 課程聯絡專員 袁小姐


紐約市青年會致力為大眾服務。我們的新美國人歡迎中心為所有尋求支援和服務的移民提
供一個安全的避風港。我們不會拒絕任何求助者或詢問有關移民者身分事宜。

Clases de inglés y ciudadania gratis

Inglés Principiante
Lunes a Jueves
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: Beacon Center, 100 Hester Street

Inglés Intermedio
Lunes y Miércoles
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: Beacon Center, 100 Hester Street

Inglés Avanzado/Lectura y escritura
Lunes y Miércoles
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: Beacon Center, 100 Hester Street

Lugar de Trabajo
Martes y Jueves
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: Beacon Center, 100 Hester Street

Alfabetización Informática/Tecnología
Martes y Jueves
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: Beacon Center, 100 Hester Street

EE.UU. Cívica/Preparación para la ciudadanía
Lunes y Miércoles
6-9 PM
Localizaciónes de Clase: 286, South Street, NY 10002


Clases comienzan 8 de Julio

Registración y Pre-Examen en:
Lunes, junio 17 a Viernes, julio 19, 2019
Lunes a Viernes; 12-8 PM sólo por citas

Por favor traiga una copia de una facture de servicios públicos con su nombre y dirección de casa, y/o foto de algún document de identidad.

Para más información o para una cita, por favor llama a: 212-219-8393 Ms. Yuen, Coordinadora del Programa.


El YMCA de la ciudad de Nueva York está aquí para todos. El New Americans Initiative es un lugar seguro para todo inmigrante que busca seguridad y servicios. A nadie se le niega el apoyo o respaldo, y nunca se pregunta sobre el estatus de residencia.

Free Workshops

Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights
Wednesday, June 5
6-9 PM

Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Ms. Yuen, Program Coordinator, at 212-219-8393.

Art Celebration

Art Celebration
Tuesday, June 11
6-9 PM

Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Ms. Yuen, Program Coordinator, at 212-219-8393.

Elder Abuse, Bias and Hate Crimes, and Gang Awareness

Elder Abuse, Bias and Hate Crimes, and Gang Awareness
by Office of Manhattan District Attorney

Monday, June 10
Wednesday, June 12
6-9 PM

Registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Ms. Yuen, Program Coordinator, at 212-219-8393.

Free Legal Consultations

Free and Confidential Legal Immigration Services

CUNY Citizenship Now! and the YMCA's New Americans Initiative invite you to receive free and confidential legal immigration services. 

  • Free immigration consultations
  • Free application assistance with: naturalization application, DACA Renewal, TPS Renewal and Fee Waiver
  • Experienced immigration attorneys and volunteers will help you with your applications

Events will be held in the five boroughs throughout Spring 2019. Call us to schedule an appointment at a location near you: 646-664-9400.

Servicios Legales de Inmigración Gratuitos y Confidenciales

CUNY Citizenship Now! y New Americans Initiative de YMCA lo invitan a recibir servicios legales de inmigración gratuitos y confidenciales.

  • Consultas sobre inmigración gratuitas
  • Ayuda gratuita con la solicitud de naturalización, renovación de DACA (Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia), renovación de TPS (Estatus de Protección Temporal) y exención de tarifa
  • Abogados y voluntarios expertos en inmigración le ayudarán con sus solicitudes

Los eventos se realizarán en los cinco distritos de la ciudad durante la Primavera de 2019. Llámenos para programar una cita en un lugar cerca de usted: 646-664-9400.

邀請您前來享受免費及保密的移民法律服務

CUNY Citizenship Now! 以及 YMCA’s New Americans Initiative 邀請您前來享受免費及保密的移民法律服務。

  • 免費移民諮詢
  • 免費協助您申請:入籍、兒童暫緩遣返計劃 (DACA) 續期、臨時保護身分 (TPS) 續期以及費用減免
  • 經驗豐富的移民律師和志工將會協助您辦理申請

活動將於 2019 年春季在紐約五大區舉行。歡迎給我們打電話,預約參加在您附近舉行的活動:646-664-9400。

의 무료 비밀 이민 법률 서비스에 여러분을 초대합니다

CUNY Citizenship Now!와 YMCA’s New Americans Initiative의 무료 비밀 이민 법률 서비스에 여러분을 초대합니다.

  • 무료 이민 상담
  • 무료 신청 지원: 시민권 취득 신청, DACA(불법체류청소년 추방유예 프로그램) 갱신, TPS(임시보호지위) 갱신 및 수수료 면제
  • 풍부한 경험의 이민 변호사와 자원봉사자가 여러분의 신청을 도와드립니다

이 행사는 2019년 봄 내내 5개 보로우에서 열립니다. 가까운 장소에서 약속을 잡으시려면 646-664-9400번으로 전화주세요.

Вы можете получить бесплатную конфиденциальную помощь юриста по иммиграционным вопросам в рамках программы

Вы можете получить бесплатную конфиденциальную помощь юриста по иммиграционным вопросам в рамках программы CUNY Citizenship Now! и инициативы YMCA’s New Americans Initiative.

  • Бесплатные консультации по иммиграционным вопросам.
  • Бесплатная помощь с оформлением заявлений на натурализацию, продление участия в программе DACA, продление участия в программе TPS и освобождение от уплаты пошлины.
  • Опытные юристы по иммиграционным вопросам и волонтеры помогут вам с оформлением заявлений.

Мероприятия будут проводиться весной 2019 года в пяти районах города. ПОЗВОНИТЕ НАМ, ЧТОБЫ ДОГОВОРИТЬСЯ О ВСТРЕЧЕ В БЛИЖАЙШЕМ УДОБНОМ ДЛЯ ВАС МЕСТЕ: 646-664-9400.

Servizi legali gratuiti e confidenziali in materia di immigrazione

CUNY Citizenship Now! e YMCA’s New Americans Initiative ti invitano a ricevere servizi legali gratuiti e confidenziali in materia di immigrazione.

  • Consulenze gratuite in materia di immigrazione
  • Assistenza gratuita per: richiesta di naturalizzazione, rinnovo DACA, rinnovo TPS ed esenzione dal pagamento delle commissioni
  • Avvocati esperti in materia di immigrazione e volontari sono a disposizione per aiutarti a presentare una richiesta

Gli eventi si terranno nei cinque quartieri nel corso della primavera 2019. Chiamaci per prendere un appuntamento presso una sede vicina: 646-664-9400.

Sèvis legal imigrasyon ki gratis ak konfidansyèl

CUNY Citizenship Now! ak New Americans Initiative YMCA a ap envite w vin resevwa sèvis legal imigrasyon ki gratis ak konfidansyèl.

  • Konsiltasyon imigrasyon gratis
  • Asistans gratis pou ranpli aplikasyon pou: natiralizasyon, Renouvèlman DACA, Renouvèlman TPS ak Dispans pou Frè
  • Avoka ekspè nan imigrasyon ak volontè yo pral ede w avèk aplikasyon w yo

Evènman yo ap fèt nan toulè senk minisipalite yo pandan Prentan 2019 la. Rele nou pou w pwograme yon randevou nan yon lokal toupre w: 646-664-9400.

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New York City’s YMCA is here for all. Our New Americans Initiative is a safe haven for immigrants looking for support and services. We never turn anyone away—or inquire about immigration status.

Contact Us

Ms. Jie Ling Chen
Program Director
jchen@ymcanyc.org
212-219-8393

Ms. Oi Ying Yuen
Program Coordinator
oyuen@ymcanyc.org
212-219-8393

Languages spoken: English, Chinese, Spanish