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Queens Community House-Eviction Prevention Program - Jamaica Office

Who We Are

The Queens Community House is a settlement house founded in 1974 to assist, strengthen, and help improve the quality of life of individuals, families, and communities. Today, our 16 program areas reach over 20,000 people throughout Queens. Our 18 sites serve as centers for community gathering, organizing, and social service activity, while our programs work to promote inter-generational and cross-cultural cooperation and exchange. In addition, the Community House works with other organizations in networks and coalitions to advocate for and provide services borough wide.

Who We Serve

  • Queens County
Language(s) Spoken
  • Haitian Creole / Kreyòl Ayisyen
  • Spanish / Español
Circumstances and languages in which interpreters are provided

We do not have access to interpreters, but we will try to access someone who speaks the language in the center or at our other sites.

Income Guidelines

Income guidelines are the same as for familes with children on public assistance and SSI.

In order to obtain services you must be TANF eligible.

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Does this organization provide access for the hearing impaired?

Type of Help

This group provides the following types of services based on your legal needs and its resources:
  • Brief Advice
  • Self-Help Materials
Description of Services

Self-help housing court materials

Eviction Prevention, Housing Court Entitlements, counseling & advocacy Referral to Legal Aid and Legal Services organizations, assistance with FEPS/Jiggetts appplications

Emergency Instructions

What is an Emergency? When a tenant has been served with a Marshall's Notice.

Tenant must come to the office immediately with all court documents, current lease, and income information. They will be seen without an appointment.

How to Get Help

You can contact this organization by:

Appointment +

Phone Number

Please call to schedule an appointment. Central and South East Queens call (718) 883‐7705 (14); Forest Hills, Kew Gardens and Rego Park call (718) 592‐5757; Jackson Heights, Elmhurst, Woodside call (718) 898‐7461.

General Contact Information

Queens Community House-Eviction Prevention Program - Jamaica Office
165-08 88th Ave (map)
Room 217
Jamaica, NY 11432
Last Review and Update: Jul 08, 2015

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