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National Immigration Legal Services Directory

Urban Justice Center's Peter Cicchino Youth Project

  • Location:
    40 Rector Street
    9th Floor
    New York, NY 10006
  • Phone:
    (646) 602-5600
  • Toll-free:
    1-877-542-8529
  • Fax:
    (212) 533-4598
  • Contact methods:
    Drop-in, Email, Mail/Letter, Phone calls
  • Appointments accepted:
    Yes

Urban Justice Center's Peter Cicchino Youth Project (PCYP) provides free civil legal services to homeless and street-involved youth under the age of 25 in New York, with a particular focus on LGBTQ youth.

Counties served: Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, NY (Manhattan), Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Suffolk, Westchester
Detention Facilities Served: Rikers Island Prison Complex (NY)

Services Provided

Areas of immigration legal assistance: Adjustment of Status, Asylum applications, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), Employment authorization, Naturalization/Citizenship, Removal hearings, Special Immigrant Juvenile Status, T visas, U visas, Violence Against Women Act (VAWA) petitions
Types of immigration legal services provided: Help completing forms, Filings with USCIS, Representation at Asylum Interviews (Credible Fear Interviews, Reasonable Fear Interviews), Representation before the Immigration Court, Representation before the Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA)
Other areas of legal assistance: Disability, Family & Juvenile, HIV/AIDS, Homeless, Prisoners, Public Benefits
Non-legal services: Legal Orientation Programs (LOP) / Know Your Rights Presentations (KYR), Legislative advocacy (state or national), Referrals to other services, Social services
Populations served: Detained individuals, Human Trafficking Survivors, Individuals who are not in legal immigration status, Individuals with criminal histories, Juveniles, Lesbian, gay, bisexual & transgender
Languages spoken: English, Spanish
Access to a commercial interpreting service or language bank: Yes
Nominal fee charged? No
Other information: PCYP can only serve homeless or street-involved youth under the age of 25.