Recent Immigrants

American Friends Service Committee $30,000 Turning Point for Women and Families $25,000
A two-year grant of $60,000 for a part-time social worker who will help immigrant clients in detention (half of whom are mentally ill) to obtain services and benefits so that they can maintain stablity when free from detention.

Amy Gottlieb, Program Director
Immigrant Rights Program
89 Market Street, 6th Floor
Newark, NJ 07102

A two-year grant of $50,000 for operating support of this safe haven for Muslim women and their families affected by domestic violence.

Robina Niaz, MSW,
Founder and Executive Director
P.O. Box 760086 Flushing, NY 11367

Women for Afghan Women $25,000
A two-year grant of $50,000 for operating support of this agency which offers domestic violence counseling, ESL and drivers’ ed classes, day care, after school tutoring and girls’ leadership training to these marginalized, immigrant women and their families.

Manizha Naderi, Executive Director
158-24 73rd Avenue
Fresh Meadows, NY 11366