Who we serve

People seeking asylum ARE FORCED to leave their families and ALL THEY KNEW behind TO SAVE THEIR LIVES.

SNAPSHOT OF WHO WE SERVE:

  • 100 asylum seekers annually
  • About 50% Males/Females
  • Ages 20-55 years
  • Origins: African countries, Latin America, Asia and Middle East
  • Reasons for fleeing: 60% Political and Religious Persecution, 20% Sexual Orientation, 20% Gender based violence

Plagued by mental and physical trauma, they face a shortage of SERVICES & support UPON THEIR ARRIVAL IN NY.

Frances Bruno Catalano's sculpture in Marseilles, France

Frances Bruno Catalano's sculpture in Marseilles, France