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. | Want to learn more about coronavirus (COVID-19)? Click here.

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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...

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Global Tastes is a celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse communities through food! Started in 2007, Global Tastes is Nationalities Service Center’s most important fundraiser of the year and is an exciting event featuring global entertainment and international...

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NSC Announces 2020 Honorees to be Celebrated at Global Tastes

Global Tastes is a celebration of Philadelphia’s diverse communities through food! Started in 2007, Global Tastes is Nationalities Service Center’s most important fundraiser of the year and is the only fundraising event and food competition in Philadelphia featuring global cuisine....

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NSC's Brenda Nogales receives 2019 Governor's Victim Service Pathfinder Award

Congratulations to Brenda Nogales, NSC's Senior Manager of the Immigrant Survivor Services Program, for receiving the 2019 Governor's Victim Service Pathfinder Award . This award is the most prestigious award Pennsylvania gives to a victim service professional who has contributed unique...

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Comcast Announces Grand Opening of NSC's Digital Literacy Lab

Nationalities Service Center would like to thank Comcast for announcing the opening of NSC's new digital literacy lab on Tuesday, December 3rd. The lab was funded by a Comcast Foundation grant and will become part of the...