FAMILY AND INDIVIDUAL SERVICES
Individual and Family Support Services assist clients with medical, legal, and social challenges. We have on-site resources and connect with other community-based organizations to make sure that every client has the support they need to succeed.
We understand that our program participants may need more help now than ever before. We are working hard to provide case management services by connecting our participants to local and state resources. For the safety of everyone, we are offering:
- 30-minute Walk-in consultations:
- Mondays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am and from 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm
- Fridays from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
- Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays by appointment ONLY. Please call (203) 674-8585, Ext. 122 and Ext. 134 or email [email protected] to make your appointment.
Advocacy Support Services and School Registration:
- Mondays from 9:30 am to 11:00 am and from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
- Fridays from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm
- Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays by appointment ONLY. Please call (203) 674-8585, Ext. 135 to make your appointment.
Homework Club is an in-person and drop-off program at 417 Shippan Avenue. Monday through Thursday from 4:30 pm-5:45 pm. Our STEAM program, a collaboration with the Bruce Museum, is now part of our Homework Club during our Tuesday and Thursday sessions.
We currently have bilingual staff in Spanish and Haitian Creole.
We offer support or referrals in the following areas:
- Drive-Only License Application
- Referrals to Food Pantries
- Medical and Mental Health Services
- Domestic Violence
- Substance Abuse and
- Tax Preparation
Education and Advocacy Support Services
We work with families to address the achievement gap among immigrant children in Stamford Public Schools:
- Homework Club
- Summer Reading Program
- Summer Math Program
- Advocacy Support Services
- School Registration Assistance
- American Community Survey (ACS) -helps local officials, community leaders and businesses understand the changes taking place in their communities. It is the premier source for detailed information about the American people and workforce.
- American Immigration Council - Learn more about the costs of immigration enforcement and the ways in which the U.S. can enforce our immigration laws humanely and in a manner that ensures due process.
- CT Students for a Dream
- Domestic Violence Guide: How to Get Help When You Are Scared Of The Consequences
- Economic Policy Institute - Facts About Immigration and the U.S. Economy
- Historical information on immigration - Scholastic
- The Massachusetts Immigrant and Refugee Advocacy Coalition
- Migration Policy Institute - an independent, non-partisan, non-profit think-tank dedicated to the study of the movement of people worldwide
- National Immigration Law Center - dedicated to defending and advancing the rights of immigrants with low income.
- New York Immigration Coalition - member organizations that helps foster immigrant community leadership and civic engagement, and puts immigrants at the table in the major public policy debates of the day
- United We Dream - the largest immigrant youth-led organization in the nation
- Welcoming America - helps communities across the country achieve prosperity by becoming more welcoming toward immigrants and all residents.
Building One Community is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.
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