Emerald Isle Immigration Center
59-26 Woodside Ave 2 FL., Woodside NY 11377 (2nd floor of Chase Bank)
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Contact at Emerald Isle:
When you arrive, please see Liz Baber, ESL/Citizenship Coordinator or Victoria Ceron, ESL Class Assistant
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Emerald Isle provides services to the local immigrant population in Queens. Emerald Isle provides clients with the resources they need to apply for green cards, visas, and with the citizenship application process. The organization also provides various social services to the community including health programs, referrals for counseling for abuse and addiction, and provides assistance for education and employment.
Tasks Available for Students
Administrative Support: Provide administrative support; help prepare for events, ESL classes, volunteer scheduling, updating the contact list spreadsheets, etc.
Thursdays: 2:00 pm. to 5:00 p.m.; 4 students may serve per shift.
Student Awareness/Special Instructions
EIIC will only accept students who have scheduled their service through the Office of AS-L. When you arrive, please see Liz Baber or Victoria Ceron and provide your registration form.
Directions to Emerald Isle Main Office on Woodside Avenue
By Subway/LIRR/Bus:Take 7 trains to 61st Street-Woodside. Walk down one block towards the intersection of Roosevelt and Woodside Avenues. You will see a Duane Reade store, EIIC is directly opposite the store, on the top floor of the Chase Manhattan Bank. LIRR to 61st Street in Woodside and follow directions above. Take bus Q32 to the 61st Street-Woodside and follow directions above.
Start out going north on Utopia Pkwy toward Union Turnpike. Turn left onto Horace Harding Expy N. Merge onto I-495 W/Long Island Expy via the ramp on the left. Take exit 19 toward RT-25/Queens Blvd/Woodhaven Blvd. Take the Queens Blvd ramp toward RT-25. Turn slight left onto Horace Harding Expy. Turn right onto Queens Blvd. Turn right onto 65th Place. Take the 1st left onto Woodside Ave. If you reach Roosevelt Ave. you've gone about 0.1 miles too far. 59-26 Woodside Ave. Your destination is just past 60th St.
Updated 1/14/20 DM