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Asylum Seeker & Refugee Services

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Navigating a new country as an asylum seeker or refugee can be challenging. NADAP provides support and resources to help you rebuild your life and thrive in your new community.

Health Insurance

Our bilingual, Certified Navigators can help you and your family enroll in free or affordable health insurance through the NY State of Health. We provide no-cost assistance, by phone or in person, in Spanish, Russian, French, Chinese, and Korean.

For assistance, call (212) 986-1170 or email ipa@nadap.org.

Case Management

Our team specializes in helping people who are seriously affected by medical or mental health diagnoses manage their care. We connect you with providers, help you understand your treatment, and assist with benefit applications.

For assistance, call (917) 836-7729 or email HHintake@nadap.org.

Additional Resources from the City of New York

The City of New York provides a range of resources to help asylum seekers.
Explore their website for additional support and services tailored to your needs.

Health Care

After enrolling in health insurance, NYC Health + Hospitals can help you get the care you need. Learn More >

Food

Find locations that offer free food (food pantries and soup kitchens) by visiting Food Help NYC. Learn More >

Identification

Apply for an IDNYC, the free municipal identification card for all NYC residents ages 10 and above. Learn More >

Legal Assistance

The City offers free immigration legal help, regardless of your status, in your language. Learn More >

Education

In NYC, all children have a right to attend public school, regardless of immigration status. Learn More >

Disability Services

There are several resources for people with disabilities who are in New York City. Learn More >

Learn English

Take free English classes anytime, anywhere with We Speak NYC. Learn More >

Asylum Seeker 24/7 Arrival Centers

Explore healthcare services, school enrollment, mental health counseling, and more. Learn More >

New York State Hotline for New Americans

Our partners at Catholic Charities run a statewide, multilingual, immigration information and referral service. Call 1-800-566-7636 to get quick, confidential, and accurate answers to your immigration and citizenship questions.

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Last week, NYS Senator Nathalia Fernandez and NADAP’s Director of Development, Douglas Ostrov, joined the InUnity Alliance in Albany to spotlight the urgent need for job training and vocational services at the NYS Opioid Settlement Fund Advisory Board meeting.

These life-changing programs help tens of thousands of New Yorkers with substance use disorders to overcome employment barriers and avoid relapse.

NADAP urges Governor Kathy Hochul and NYS OASAS to prioritize restoring funding for these critical services before it is too late.

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NADAP was honored to be the New York Yankees’ featured nonprofit partner for Mental Health Awareness Week on May 8th.

We thank the Yankees, NADAP staff, and friends for coming together to support access to mental health and those in need.
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NADAP was honored to be the New York Yankees’ featured nonprofit partner for Mental Health Awareness Week on May 8th. 
 
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Last month, our Health Care Management Long Island team was thrilled to join Gospel Health Fest to promote holistic wellness in Suffolk County.

It was inspiring to connect with so many individuals and families embracing health, spirituality, and community unity.

Thank you to Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine and the Suffolk County Health Office of Minority Health for inviting us.
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Last month, our Health Care Management Long Island team was thrilled to join Gospel Health Fest to promote holistic wellness in Suffolk County.

It was inspiring to connect with so many individuals and families embracing health, spirituality, and community unity. 

Thank you to Suffolk County Executive Ed Romaine and the Suffolk County Health Office of Minority Health for inviting us.

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