The mission of the Chinatown Y’s Immigrant Support Center is to provide reliable resources to the immigrant community and to assist immigrants as they integrate into the community, build trust, and gain a sense of belonging.
(documents, making appointments, filling out forms, etc.)
Housing search assistance
Citizenship and naturalization assistance
Light case management
SRO Family Support program
Active Older Adult programs
(digital and financial literacy, immigrant rights, health and wellness, etc.)
After-school and weekend enrichment programs
All of our programs and services are either free of charge or offer income-based financial aid.
A Y-USA New American Welcome Center.
The Y is a non-profit NGO.
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Monica leads the Chinatown bilingual membership staff, as well as oversees senior programming, branch marketing and communications, as well as the Immigrant Support Center team. Monica is dedicated to her staff and is a supportive and motivating leader. She is devoted to serving her community and nurturing Chinatown's growth to it's highest potential. Monica has worked for the YMCA since the Chinatown branch re-opened in 2010.
Jay is the Immigrant Support Center Coordinator at the Chinatown Y. He is delighted to be part of the Chinatown Y family and loves chatting to community members and staff. He can usually be found whenever there is a community dinner to be enjoyed.