Aid to Asylum Seekers

If your church/parish or organization currently has a program assisting asylum seekers and you would like to add it to our webpage, please complete the information form to the right or below, so that we can continue to build our resource list.

New York City – NYC.GOV

To donate NEW clothing, toiletry, and hygiene items, click on the NYC.GOV link for their current list of locations and drop-off information.

Team TLC of Manhattan

Team TLC of Manhattan currently has volunteer opportunities greeting incoming asylum seeker’s buses for both Spanish and non-Spanish speakers.  They also hold donation drives for clothing, books and gift bags.  Monetary donations are always welcome. Click on the following links for information.

Program webpage:

Volunteer sign-up:

The Church of St. Lukes in the Field

St. Luke in the Fields in Manhattan’s West Village is currently seeing an influx of asylum seekers at their Saturday afternoon clothing closet. To donate winter clothing for adults and children and to volunteer, please click on this link and find out how. Spanish speakers a plus but not required.

2023 Asylum Program Listing
All Diocese of NY congregations are listed. , please click on "Other" at the bottom and fill in the box.

Mission Office Contacts

The Rev. Yamily Bass-Choate
Liaison for Global Mission

Office: 212-316-7432
Fax: 212-932-7345

The Rt. Rev. Mary D. Glasspool
Bishop Assistant

Office: 212-316-7442

Ms. Michelle Chang
Executive Assistant to the Bishop Suffragan and the Assistant Bishop

Office: 212-316-7484
Fax: 212-316-7405

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