African Services provides a range of health and social services for immigrants making a new start in New York City. Our food pantry, ESL classes, hospital escort, legal assistance, testing center and HIV care and support services are a resource for anyone in need.
Yes, we provide medical interpretation through our hospital escort and HIV care and support programs. African Services is also contracted to provide interpretation services at hospitals and clinics throughout he city. Languages spoken on staff include French, Spanish, Haitian Creole, Amharic, Abbey, Attie, Bambara, Baoule, Balengou, Bemba, Dioula, Dogon, Douala, Fulani, Kiswahili, Luvale, Luganda, Mandingo, Malenke, Medumba, Moghamo, Nyanja, Pulaar, Rukiga, Ruoro, Runyankore, Senoufo, Serere, Soninke, Tiggriggna, Tonga, and Wolof.
Yes, we offer evening English as a Second Language classes and literacy instruction at basic ESL levels.
African Services has an HIV Case Management Program that provides supportive services for families with an HIV diagnosis.
In some cases, we may be able to provide general counseling and mediation to other families in need.
Yes, we have an on-site testing center and offer free and confidential testing for HIV, STDs, TB, Hepatitis B & C, pregnancy and more.
Yes, our testing center also offers free testing for TB, Hepatitis B and C, pregnancy, blood pressure and diabetes.
No, all our services are provided free of charge to anyone in need. We also help clients without insurance to access additional free or low-cost care at hospitals throughout the city.
Clients are referred to our linked partners at hospitals and clinics throughout New York City.
Our services are free. In some cases, there may be charges for legal filing fees.
No, our services are open to all individuals regardless of ethnicity, national origin, immigration status, race, religion, gender, age, or sexual orientation.
African Services is open Monday - Friday, from 9am - 5pm. Our testing center is open Monday to Thursday, 9 to 4:30pm and service is on a walk-in basis. We are located at:
429 West 127th Street (between Morningside & Amsterdam) 2nd floor
New York, NY 10027
For information, call: 212-222-3882
Directions: Take the A, B, C or D to 125th/St. Nicholas or 1 train to 125th/Broadway
African Services is based in New York City and our office is in Harlem. We also have offices and clinics in Ethiopia.
Check our current list of volunteer and internship opportunities.
We are funded through a combination of individual, corporate and government sources. For a list of current donors, download our latest annual report.
Secure donations can be made online. Or send a check, payable to African Services Committee, to:
African Services Committee
Attn: Development Associate
429 West 127th Street
New York, New York 10027
To discuss other giving opportunities, contact our Development Associate at: (212) 222-3882 x130.