South Asian Council for Social Services
South Asian Council for Social Services
From food security to healthcare access to exercising one’s rights, SACSS helps underserved South Asians and all immigrants integrate into New York’s vibrant economic and civic life.

Seeking health insurance? Wondering how to navigate the complex healthcare system? SACSS provides one-on-one guidance through every step of the application process to help you navigate Medicaid, Medicare, long term care, options for the uninsured and beyond.

Here’s how SACSS can support you:

Get Healthcare Coverage:

SACSS’s certified application counselors can help you find affordable health coverage that best suits your needs and budget. SACSS is also part of the NYC Health + Hospitals NYC Care program, which provides health coverage to the undocumented and underinsured. Our enrollment services are open to all.

Understand Your Healthcare Plan:

Are you enrolled in a health insurance plan, but struggling to figure out how to actually use your benefits? SACSS Community Health Advocates can help you access and maintain your insurance benefits. This service is available in person or on the phone in any one of the 18 languages our staff speak.

SACSS (South Asian Council for Social Services) is a community based nonprofit organization that serves over 50,000 immigrant New Yorkers every year, and reaches more than 200,000. South Asian Council for Social Services’ [SACSS] mission is to empower and integrate underserved South Asians and other immigrants into the economic and civic life of NYC – particularly Queens. We champion healthcare access for all, support our seniors’ thriving, enable food justice, prepare community members for jobs through language and computer learning, provide information on immigration through a legal clinic, develop our youth’s leadership, and engage community members in their civic rights through our programs.


143 02 45th Avenue

Flushing, New York 11355


Phone: (718) 321-7929

Fax: (718) 321-0628