Image for spinner

Support the Newest New Yorkers

During the last several months, New York City has welcomed tens of thousands of people seeking asylum. Meeting the needs of the newest New Yorkers requires a citywide support system.  

We are coordinating the need for volunteer efforts with cIty agency and community partners. For individuals interested in supporting people seeking asylum, register and select yes to support people seeking asylum for more updates on how you can help.  

Community-based organizations

We can help direct volunteers to your organization's volunteer opportunities to support people seeking asylum. Register as an organization or log into your organization’s account to post volunteer opportunities and request In-Kind Donations for your programs supported by volunteers. 



In-Kind Donations

Community-based organizations deliver diverse programs and support to communities across the city. View donation requests and help get supplies directly to organizations in need. 


Volunteer / Give time


Register online to receive updates about opportunities to support asylum seeker efforts with local community-based organizations.

To learn more about opportunities to volunteer with City agencies, select "yes" to receive more information about Resident Volunteer Corps. Individuals eighteen and older who are interested being matched to a City agency addressing urgenct needs, including supporting efforts for people seeking asylum, can join the Resident Volunteer Corps. Individuals will be required to attend a brief orientation and may be required to complete a background screen and additional training. 



Sign up your group of friends, family, sorority/fraternity, or other organized group to serve on a volunteer project.    

Create a team


If your group, company, or business has specific skills, interests, or resources, such as engaging employees in volunteer efforts to contribute to supporting the newest New Yorkers and you’d like to discuss further, please complete the form.

Please wait... Image for spinner

Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Select the days your group may be available:


253 Broadway, 8th floor, New York, NY 10007

Organization Newsletter

Volunteer Newsletter


Language Access



Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy

Copyright © 2023 The City of New York. The inclusion of any organization or person in this database does not constitute a representation, warranty or endorsement with respect to the competence, suitability or reliability of such organization or person by NYC Service; nor does NYC Service sponsor or endorse any third-party website.