Ulster Immigrant Defense Network (UIDN) programs and services include:
- 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;
- Rent and utilities assistance.
- A helpline offering information and referrals for legal support, social services, education, and more;
- Safe spaces and sanctuary;
- Rapid response to ICE actions;
- Education information and support to schools, students, and families;
- 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.
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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.