To prevent the spread of COVID-19, CIANA has suspended in-person classes and programs.

We are excited to now be offering adult ESL classes, elementary school tutoring, SONYC middle school program


We're still available to help by phone! Call us at (718) 545-4040.

Programs & Services 

Adult ESL Classes

In partnership with the Consortium for Worker's Education (CWE), CIANA offers new immigrants the opportunity to acquire basic English language skills in order to advocate for their families, achieve their personal and professional goals, and prepare for citizenship and civic participation.

ESL classes are now offered online. Please call (718) 545-4040 or email sophie@cianainc for more information or to register.

Civics Classes

CIANA prepares future Americans for the naturalization test and interview in small classes. Sponsored by CWE, our Civics classes promote a better understanding of U.S. history,  government, and American systems, and promote civic engagement.

Civics classes are currently suspended.

Legal Services

CIANA’s legal program assists with completing immigration forms, naturalization and permanent residency applications, family petitions, DACA, adjustment of status, and other immigration issues.  We offer legal consultations and direct representation with an experienced immigration attorney to meet immigration needs.


Call to schedule an appointment with our lawyer, Dinneen!

Elementary After School Tutoring Program

CIANA offers one-on-one and small group homework help to elementary school students in grades 1-5. Tutoring is held on Tuesdays and Thursday from 5:30-7PM during the school year. Enrollment is on a rolling basis, so call us to sign up.


Tutoring now takes place online!

For more information, to register your child, or to volunteer as a tutor, call (718) 545-4040 or write to

SONYC  Middle  School  After  School  Program

​The Middle School after school program, offered through School's Out NYC (SONYC), offers students academic support, as well as recreational and leadership activities. Our program fosters exploring interests and personal goals. 

The program meets Monday-Friday, 3PM-6PM at St. George's Episcopal Church in Astoria. To register your child, give us a call or drop by our office.

We are excited to now be offering our SONYC Middle School Program online! Learn more here.

Case Management

CIANA provides case management, information, and referral services to assist eligible individuals and families to obtain affordable housing, SNAP, SSI, Medicaid, Medicare, employment, job training, and a variety of other services in addition to resume development and job application advisement.


31-09 Newtown Avenue, Suite 411

Astoria, NY 11102

(718) 545-4040

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm

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