- Help with household needs including food, clothing, furniture, school supplies, and emergency financial aid;
- Assist individuals who want to get a driver’s license.
- Community education and advocacy;
- Provide rent and utilities assistance;
- Information and referrals for legal support, social services, and more through a helpline;
- Arrange for safe spaces and sanctuary;
- Respond to ICE actions;
- Support schools, students, and families with education information and advocacy;
- Provide case management for time-sensitive problems that fall outside the work of other teams;
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- Arrange transportation and/or accompaniment for health care and school-related appointments, court appearances, ICE check-ins, and other official meetings. The more notice we have, the more likely we will be able to help. No rides can be arranged without at least two days’ notice.
For more information or assistance click on the highlighted words above or call UIDN’s helpline, 888-726-7276. The helpline does not have 24/7 coverage; leave your request and contact information on voice mail and someone will get back to you within a day. Helpline and office volunteers are bilingual English/Spanish speakers. We do our best to help those who speak other languages. Additional information on rights, services, and/or legal support is also available in the Resources section.
Office hours at Holy Cross/Santa Cruz Episcopal Church, 30 Pine Grove Avenue, Kingston: Wednesdays, 12 to 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 to 6 p.m.; Thursdays, 6 to 8:30 p.m.; and Saturdays, noon to 3 p.m.