ASC Covid-19 Update: Harlem Offices Closed

African Services Committee's offices in Harlem are closed temporarily, except for food pantry services. ASC's Harlem office is operating contact-less pantry Monday to Friday from 10am to 2pm. Staff are also conducting door-to-door deliveries throughout the week. ASC program staff are working remotely during this time.

For real-time New York City COVID-19 updates in English, text COVID to 692-692 or COVIDESP 692-692 for updates in Spanish and follow CDC guidelines at

ASC Contact information 

  • General ASC Inquiries: Please contact us with any questions at (212) 222-3882 to leave a message or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
  • ASC Legal Department questions: 
    • Existing ASC Legal Department clients call 929-269-6494 and leave a voice message with the following information and your attorney and/or legal advocate will contact you as soon as possible:
      • Full name
      • Phone number
      • Name of your attorney or legal advocate
      • Brief explanation of what you need or the purpose for your call
    • ASC Legal Hotline is 929-269-6494. Please leave a voice message with the following information:
      • Full name
      • Phone number
      • Brief explanation of what they need or the purpose for their call 
      • If you are calling with an immigration issue that is an emergency, or that a relative has been detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), please call the Office for New Americans at 800-566-7636 to receive immediate assistance.


Immigration and Immigrant Rights


Health and Safety



  • The MTA’s coronavirus page offers service updates, prevention measures and other information.
  • You can find more information about the precautions the MTA is taking here.
  • You can find more information about MetroCard Mobile Sales Service Centers here
  • You can find more information about our Customer Service Center at 3 Stone Street here
  • NYC Access a Ride Resources.


Schools and Education

Thanks to The New York Immigration Coalition and Immigrants Rising