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NSC Executive Director highlighted by the Global Philadelphia Association

"Focus on developing your professional authenticity, bring meaning to your work relationships and figure out the words that will serve as your north stars in your career."

That quote is a sample of the incredible advice NSC's Executive Director, Margaret O'Sullivan,...

COVID-19 Resources

Updates from Nationalities Service Center

March 12, 2020 - To keep NSC clients and staff healthy and safe, ESL classes and in-person appointments have been suspended until further notice. NSC clients should contact their case manager by phone for the time being. To read the full...

#GlobalTastesOut

We can still celebrate Philadelphia's diverse communities through food-- join us for #GlobalTastesOut on Wednesday, April 22nd!

Started in 2007, Global Tastes is Nationalities Service Center’s most important fundraiser of the year and is an exciting event featuring global...

NSC News

NSC Attorneys file a petition for the release of immigrants from detention in York and Pike

NSC attorneys continue to take action to defend the rights of immigrants, file a petition for the release of immigrants from detention in York and Pike

Nationalities Service Center, working with the law firm Gian-Grasso, Tomczak & Hufe, filed a Petition for Habeas...

Safety Planning for Immigrant Survivors

Make a Safety Plan If you are in immediate danger, call 911 and request an interpreter. Do not allow your children to serve as interpreters. Contact with the the police could open a path for legal status as a victim of a crime in the U.S. In Philadelphia the police should not ask about your...
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NSC Services Update

NSC is still operating during this time, though ESL classes and in-person appointments have been suspended until further notice.

If you are seeking NSC services, please call (215) 893-8400 or email help@nscphila.org...

Immigration News

Call to Action

Please reach out to your Congressional members TODAY and demand that ALL immigrants be in included in COVID-19 relief measures:

Allow people to obtain health coverage under Medicaid, regardless of their immigration status, so that they can get COVID-19 testing and other care that...

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NSC Statement Regarding COVID-19

Dear NSC Community,

Over the past month, NSC has been evaluating the COVID-19 pandemic daily and creating plans to continue to provide crucial services to our immigrant and refugee clients without placing anyone at risk. It is our intention to maintain an enduring operational...

What You Need to Know: Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As COVID-19 spreads in our region, we are making daily evaluations and proceeding with an abundance of caution. The health and well-being of our clients, staff, and volunteers remains our top priority and we want you to keep informed the COVID-19 coronavirus....

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NSC Announces Steven Larín as its new Deputy Director

Philadelphia, PA (February 14, 2020) – Nationalities Service Center recently announced the appointment of Steven Larín, Esq., as the agency’s new Deputy Director. In this position, Steven will serve as the top Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer for the organization as well as...