African Refuge

Serving African Refugees, immigrants and low-income families since 2003.

Youth Center

 Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday, 3 pm to 7 pm
Saturdays, 10 am to 2 pm
The after-school Youth Program is a safe space for youth to engage with friends. Services include tutoring, sports, leadership development, assistance with homework, mentoring, psychosocial support and arts and crafts projects.

Youth and Family Program

The mission of the Youth and Family Program is to have a positive impact on refugees, immigrants and non-immigrant youth and families so that they can positively contribute to the socioeconomic development of society. Our program philosophy embodies collaborating with existing youth and family support programs, community building and family engagement.  Check out our latest video.


African Refuge's Youth become citizen journalists with Ceasefire blog project.

African Refuge News

African Refuge featured this november 2011 in the New York Daily News with title "HELP NYC: Staten Island's African Refuge Center bridges the gap for immigrant kids"


Community Partner

We are grateful to conEdison for their generous gift this year.


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