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  • Single Stop Benefits 

    benefitsAt LaGuardia, we make success possible for students by providing resources that help them stay in school and excel academically. Single Stop offers the following services:

    Food Pantry
    - No eligibility to receive nonperishable food items.  

  •  Free Benefits Screening

    Click here to see if you qualify.

    If you qualify, we will assist you with completing applications, give you all the information you will need about necessary documents, and make sure you are as prepared as possible for a successful outcome.
    A special service we now offer is that if you qualify for the SNAP program, (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) also known as Food Stamps, you can apply directly for food stamps in our offices.

    To see if you qualify for Benefits or if you need help with existing services, contact us to make an appointment at (718) 482-5135 or (718) 482-5129.

     Free Tax Preparation ON CAMPUS

    Completely FREE tax preparation and E-File submission through this special IRS approved program for both state and federal taxes is available to students and their families.

    Get Free Tax Preparation Services at LaGuardia Community College in Room C109.

    Days and Times (January 21, 2015 – April 15, 2015)
    Monday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    No appointment is necessary.

    Please remember to bring:

    • Photo ID,
    • Social Security cards
    • ITINs for everyone who will be on your taxes
    • W-2, 1099's, etc.

    If you have any questions regarding tax preparations please call the Single Stop Office at 718.482.5135/5129 or email singlestop@lagcc.cuny.edu.




     Affordable Healthcare Act

    Affordable Healthcare Act (Mondays)

    Help the students if they need the following:

    • New application for Medicaid
    • New application for Child health plus low income
    • Re certification for Medicaid and Child Health Plus low income
    • Emergency Medicaid for undocumented immigrants
    • Re certification for emergency Medicaid for undocumented immigrants

    People can buy Private Health Insurance in this special situation only from April 15th to Nov 14th 2014

    • If lost of essential health coverage or will lose coverage
    • If lost the job and no income is coming
    • If marriage of domestic partnership
    • If no longer incarcerated
    • If became a US Citizen, US National or legal permanent resident
    • Gained a dependent due to birth, adoption, placement for adoption or placement in foster care
    • Permanent move from out of state

    *The open enrollment to buy a Qualify Health Plans (Private insurance) Starts Nov 15th 2014 until Feb 15th 2015

     Queens Legal Services Legal Services NYC

    Queens Legal Services Legal Services NYC (Every 3rd Wednesday) 

    Provides free consultation and representation to immigrants in the following areas: 

    • Violence Against Women’s Act (VAWA) (self petitions to adjust legal status for undocumented victims of domestic violence)
    • Naturalization Applications and Appeals (our Immigrant Citizenship Projects in the Bronx and Manhattan received excellent ratings in their recent evaluations by the Department of Youth and Child Development)
    • Green Card and Work Permit Renewals
    • Family Based Immigration Petitions.

     Legal-Aid Society

    Legal-Aid Society (Thursday’s)

    The Legal Aid Society provides free services for students who cannot afford counsel.
    Legal matters include:

    • Civil – Housing, benefits, disability, domestic violence, family issues, health, employment, immigration, HIV/AIDS, prisoner’s rights and elder law.
    • Criminal – Representation in criminal trials and appeals, parole revocation defense hearings.
    • Juvenile Rights – Representation for children who appear before the Family Court in matters involving child protective proceedings, juvenile delinquency, and PINS (People in need of supervision) and in appellate cases involving children.

  • All services are daily unless otherwise indicated day. 

    Additional Financial Resources

    -Financial Aid

    -LaGuardia Foundation Scholarship

    -Public/Private Scholarships

    -Hunger and Homelessness Resource Booklet

    For more information, visit our office.

    Single Stop

    Location: Room C-107

    Phone: 718-482-5129

    Email: singlestop@lagcc.cuny.edu

    Office Hours: Monday thru Thursday from 9 AM to 5 PM; Friday - Call for times