The COVE is located in Norwood, District 11

Community Board 7


Councilman Cohen 

Kingsbridge Office

277 West 231st Street

Bronx, NY 10463

T: (718) 549-7300 

F: (718) 549-9945 


Norwood Office

Tuesdays 10am-5pm 

Thursdays 1pm-5pm

3450 Dekalb Avenue

Bronx, NY 10463


Legislative Office

250 Broadway, Suite 1821

New York, NY 10007

T: (212) 788-7080 

F: (212) 442-7827 



Bronx Community Board 7 

Covers the Norwood, University Heights, Jerome Park, Bedford Park, Fordham, and Kingsbridge Heights neighborhoods.

Bronx Community Board 7

229-A East 204th Street

Bronx, NY 10458

T: (718) 933-5650

F: (718) 933-1829


Chair: Adaline Walker-Santiago

District Mngr: Andrew Sandler

Board Meetings:

Third Tuesday, 6:30pm

Cabinet Meeting:

Second Thursday, 10:00am

The Norwood community is a diverse neighborhood as reflected in the students who attend our program.  Any immigration questions will be answered by the Catholic Charities Community Services, a branch of the Archdioces of NY, which is providing various resources listed below. 

Thursday Walk-Ins

Catholic Charities Community Services is located at 80 Maiden Lane, 13th Floor in  Manhattan and they provide consultations to individuals every Thursday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. Based on availability, they may provide direct assistance or make referrals to trusted organizations. Doors open at 9:00 am and the line usually starts forming at around 8:30 am. Please call Catholic Charities Community Services at  (212) 419-3700 for more information. 


Immigration Court Helpdesk

Catholic Charities Community Services also provides information and screenings to unrepresented individuals who are scheduled for hearings at the NY Immigration Court (26 Federal Plaza) through our ICARE program. Their staff is usually located on the 12th Floor, near the ceremonial courtroom.  

New Americans Hotline

The New Americans hotline is a toll-free, multi-lingual hotline. The hotline provides live assistance in more than 200 languages. Anyone can call the hotline for information and referrals, regardless of citizenship or documented status. Calls to the hotline are confidential and anonymous. The hotline operates from 9:00 am to 8:00 pm, Monday through Friday (excluding Federal holidays) and is managed by Catholic Charities Community Services.  


Through the hotline, you can:

  • Ask general immigration and naturalization questions

  • Obtain referrals to immigrant-related public and private programs

  • Find out information about the ONA Opportunity Centers

Catholic Charities provides legal consultations, representation and assistance to documented and undocumented newcomers of all nationalities, ethnicities and religions.  All matters are treated professionally and confidentially.


 Click here to print English and Spanish for Catholic Charities services flyer.