Community Organization

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Programs, groups or coalitions working to support the well-being of immigrants and refugees.

On this page:

  • Arab-American Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) of WNY

    Arab-American Community Center for Economic and Social Services (ACCESS) of WNY provides ESL Classes, immigration support services, civic engagement and advocacy, translation and interpretation services, case management, and educational and career development resource services, youth programs including; after-school, summer programming, Arabic language classes, teen employment, and youth empowerment. All are eligible and English, Arabic and other language services are available.


    609 Ridge Road, Suite 210
    Lackawanna, NY 14218


    (716) 332-5901

  • Burmese Community Services (BCS)

    Burmese Community Services provides case management (school registration, SNAP, Medicaid, DSS, & Home Energy Assistance Program) and provides resources and referrals for the Burmese community in Buffalo. All immigrants and refugees are eligible at no cost and Burmese and Thai language services are available.


    1215 Tonawanda St.
    Buffalo, NY 14207


    Steven Sanyu
    (716) 308-4338

  • Karen Society of Buffalo (KSB)

    Karen Society of Buffalo, a non-profit organization, provides the Karen community assistance with navigating systems, finding resources, and giving referrals as needed. KSB provides civic services to the Karen-Burmese refugees regardless of race, religion, and ethnic background. KSB also has an afterschool Karen Literacy program. All ethnicities from Burma are eligible and Karen and Burmese language services are available.


    246 Lafayette Ave
    Buffalo, NY 14213