Our Mission

The mission of Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC (CIS-NYC) is to provide essential services to immigrants in the spirit of Mother Cabrini, patron saint of immigrants and founder of the Missionary Sisters of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. Since its inception in 1999, CIS-NYC has worked with the immigrant community all over New York City and serves all persons residing in the metro area regardless of age, race, ethnicity, country of origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or immigration status.

About Us

Cabrini Immigrant Services of NYC, Inc. (CIS-NYC) is a multi-service community and faith-based 501c(3) Board of Immigration Appeals (BIA) accredited agency that provides a broad range of culturally and linguistically appropriate services to immigrants, refugees, asylees, and their families. CIS-NYC, founded in 1999 and located in the historically immigrant Lower East Side of Manhattan, is able to meet the unique needs of diverse immigrant populations through supportive services and concrete assistance which encourage economic independence and social empowerment, foster individual growth and development, and promote self-determination for immigrant families, children and youth.