The Shorefront YM-YWHA has a full array of programs that empower adult immigrants to improve their English literacy skills, learn basic computer skills and prepare for employment, new careers and United States citizenship.
More than 2,000 adults are involved in our programming every year!
English as a Second Language (ESL)
Our Adult Literacy Program offers more than 100 classes a year at convenient times and locations. There is an average of 20 classes per day, taught in the morning, afternoon or evening in six locations throughout South Brooklyn.
All of our classes are FREE of charge and meet two to three times a week. Excellent bi-lingual specialists teach students who come from more than 50 countries.
For more information about classes call our Literacy Office at 718.646.1444 ext. 363.
We believe in getting job seekers the advice and counseling they need to explore new career opportunities, change course or get on their feet.
We help motivated ESL programs participants in making the transition to higher learning and provide support along the way to success. We offer career planning, job readiness, placement and retention, counseling and career seminars. Additionally, we review and evaluate resumes and cover letters, prepare clients for interviews, and follow up with employers to assure fair working conditions and meaningful job offers.
For more information about classes call Bella Bykov at 718.646.1444 ext. 355 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Shorefront Y is a Recognized Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) agency.
We provide both Citizenship legal assistance and Citizenship Preparation classes.
Our staff assists with translation, informational resources, referrals and support for all issues related to obtaining US citizenship.
Our BIA Accredited staff provide legal immigration advice and services to assist clients in completing and submitting Citizenship applications and interview preparation to become Naturalized U.S. Citizens.
We help with gathering all of the necessary documents, document translations, informational resources, referrals and support for all issues related to obtaining U.S. citizenship, including communications with the United States Citizenship Immigration Service.
The full range of our services is free and open to eligible participants of our USCIS Citizenship and Integration Grant Program.
Citizenship staff helps low income clients to obtain fee waivers from the USCIS and work with clients and medical professionals to assist with submitting disability waivers.
BIA staff can legally represent clients at an Immigration Interview for Naturalization. Also, we refer clients needing Immigration Attorney Intervention to our partner agency NYLAG for free consultations.
For Citizenship Preparation Classes call Ella at 718: 646-1444 ext. 363 or email email@example.com
For application assistance call Zemfira Alieva at 718.646.1444 ext. 366 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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