St. Rita’s Immigration Center

Saint Rita’s Center was established in September of 1983 by Sister Jean Marshall, O.P., as a place where refugees and immigrants could come for the help and support necessary to build new lives. Over the years, Saint Rita’s has expanded into a multi-service, community-based organization.

Today Saint Rita’s is a gathering place where the refugee/immigrant population feels at home. The dedicated, bilingual staff and volunteers of St. Rita’s provide a wide variety of programs and services, including:

Adult Education: St. Rita’s provides English as a Second Language (ESL), literacy and tutoring in order to assist clients to speak,read and write English. We also provide citizenship education classes.

Employment Program: Saint Rita’s Employment Program provides job counseling referrals and vocational ESL classes for refugees and immigrants.

Social Services: St. Rita’s provides a broad spectrum of social services including interpreter/translation, individual and family couseling, referrals, and advocacy.

Youth: St. Rita’s youth programs incluse guidance, tutoring and support services for high school students; and homework assistance, tutoring and enrichment programs for elementary school children. We also offer peer support, recreation, and remedial summer school classes.
St. Rita’s Immigration Center
Sr. Jean Marshall, Director
2342 Andrews Avenue
Bronx, NY 10468
Phone: (718) 365-4390
Fax: (718) 295-8729
http://www.st-ritas-center.com

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