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Arab-American Family Support Center, Inc.


AAFSC's mission is to help Arab immigrant families acclimate to the American society around them, which enables them to become active participants in their communities. They provide a wide range of services to the Arab immigrant community, including English as a Second Language classes, legal assistance, youth development programs, domestic violence prevention and access to health care.


Executive Director: Joanne M. Oplistil

1720 Church Avenue, 2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11226

Ph. (718) 287-2600
Fx. (718) 287-0857


CAMBA is a non-profit agency that provides services which connect people with opportunities to enhance their quality of life.

Since 1977, CAMBA has responded to the needs of their communities by creating individualized service-oriented programming. Each year they serve over 30,000 individuals and families, including 8,000 youth in the following areas: Economic Development, Education and Training, Family and Youth Services, HIV/AIDS and Health Related Services, and Housing Development and Services. The majority of CAMBA's clients live, work and/or attend school in Brooklyn. CAMBA serves local residents of diverse ethnic backgrounds, including recent immigrants and refugees from Guyana, Haiti, and other Caribbean countries, the former Soviet Union, Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and elsewhere. Over one third of their clients are immigrants or refugees. CAMBA has over forty locations in New York City, mainly in Brooklyn, including more than 15 school-based programs.

CAMBA's work has gained international attention for success in designing programs and delivering services to people from a wide range of cultures and ethnic groups, including coalition-building in Jerusalem, nongovernmental organizational development in Russia, refugee processing in Kosovo and Macedonia, and services for victims of human trafficking from Azerbaijan to the Ukraine.

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