Newcomer Empowerment Services
Our direct services are designed to foster self-sufficiency and mutual help in a community that is still 65% foreign-born. Our Newcomer Empowerment services include help with applications for citizenship and family petitions, access to low or no cost health care, and navigating the social safety net to strengthen self-sufficiency. These include:
- General Referrals
- Employment Referrals
- Immigrant Assistance: naturalization; family petitions–We are one of six agencies in the East Bay certified by the BIA! For more information about our Low Cost Immigration Assistance, click here.
- Public Assistance Referral: Medicare, Medicaid, SSI, Home loan modification
To find information about services yourself, please check out the following links:
Citizenship and Permanent Residency: For Citizenship and permanent residency eligibility criteria, filing fees and access to online forms, see the US Citizenship and Immigration Services.
Employment Assistance: For information about unemployment insurance, jobs and training, and more please see the Employment Development Department.
Public Benefits: For information about Supplementary Security Income (SSI), disability benefits, and Medicare, please visit the Social Security Administration site.
For additional assistance or inquiries, please contact us at (510) 465-9876.