Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Single Stop with Free Help with Food, Financial Aid, Lawyers, and More

If you are a Kingsborough student, a continuing ed student, CUNY Start, CLIP, a student from Goldstein high school on campus, or if you have another type of affiliation with Kingsborough Community College, most likely you can benefit from the free services of Single Stop.  (For students of other CUNYs, see links at the bottom.)

Single Stop provides:
  • Food vouchers and food (even if you don't qualify for food stamps)
  • Help with food stamps, health insurance, housing, cash,, and other public benefits
  • Help with financial aid (especially if you are taking out loans at a community college or cannot afford to pay for your tuition  
  • Free legal services.  (They have a lawyer specializing in housing and rental issues and a lawyer specializing in immigration and naturalization issues, but they can also refer you to other legal assistance
  • Free tax services (from January to June)
  • Free financial advising and credit rebuilding
  • Other services

For more information, contact:

Mrs. Hattie Elmore, Single Stop Coordinator
Room V231

For Single Stop at other community colleges of CUNY:

BMCC:  http://www.bmcc.cuny.edu/singlestop/

Hostos:  http://www.hostos.cuny.edu/singlestop/

LaGuardia:  http://laguardia.edu/singlestop/

Queensborough Community College:  http://www.qcc.cuny.edu/singlestop/

All CUNYs: http://www.cuny.edu/about/administration/offices/sa/specialprograms/SingleStopCCI.html

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