The Aisling Irish Community Center is a community outreach center dedicated to assisting the Irish and Irish-American community in New York. The Aisling Center assists immigrants to make their transition to life in America a positive experience. They have a drop-in center where immigrants can get information and access the Centers wide range of programs, services and classes. Programs provided by the Aisling Center include:
+ Confidential Counseling provided by four licensed social workers, including a full-time counselor, for issues such as drug & alcohol dependency, domestic abuse and relationship or family issues, and depression.
+ Social Service Referrals
+ Senior group -Young at Heart
+ Mother and Toddler group
+ Classes promoting physical Health and Wellbeing including yoga, Weight Watchers, kickboxing and self-defense.
+ Irish volunteers for the homeless
+ Health insurance infomation/ referrals and assistance with medicaid applications
+ Free mammograms quarterly, free health screening bi-monthly and regular seminars on various health issues.
+ Computer classes for all levels – basic, intermediate and advanced – and for seniors.
+ Irish language, music and dance classes
+ Weekly AA/Betterway group meeting
+ Arts & Crafts class for children
+ Employment and Accommodation Referrals