Advocating For the Children and Youth

At MCOHA, we work tirelessly to help make sure that the basic needs of children and young adults are being met, and that they have the best chance at achieving their goals. We advocate for children and youth through immigration and family court, through education services and advocacy, and through access to direct social services and resources.

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Every day, in immigration courthouses and around the neighborhoods of the Morris County area, we advocate for the rights of Hispanic and low-income families and individuals.

Accessing Educational Resources and Assistance

Our Justice For All program provides children with after-school tutoring and activities to assist them in improving their academic performance and works with young adults to assist and guide them through the process of pursuing higher education.

Defending Their Immigration Rights

The team from the Center for Citizenship and Legal Immigration works with children and young adults to provide them with high-quality legal representation. Cases may include Asylum, Special Immigrant Juvenile, family petitions, among other cases. Our expert attorneys work tirelessly to give the children and young adults the best chance at legalizing their immigration status, and the best chance at achieving their goals.

Providing Access to Critical Social Services

We believe it is important to ensure all the needs of the children and young adults we serve are being met. That is why at MCOHA, they also have access to all of our critical social services resources that help maintaining a safe environment in which they can grow and reach their full potential.

By The Numbers

Every day, MCOHA works in courtrooms and communities to improve the lives of thousands of Low-income individuals and families in Morris County and beyond, every year. Our direct approach to provide representation and access to legal and social services allows us to understand the everchanging needs of our clients — providing us with a unique perspective from which to begin tackling the systemic barriers that keep them from thriving.

12,000+

Low-income families helped each year through our Home Energy Assistance and Weatherization Departments 

500+

Consultations made every year through our Center For Citizenship and Legal Immigration.

50+

Children and Senior Citizens engaged every year through our Justice For All program and through our Senior Citizens Group "Corazones Contentos"

A contribution to MCOHA is about more 

than money.

With every donation, you can be part of making a difference in the lives of thousands of Latinx and Low-Income individuals by providing access to essential resources like food, keeping their homes safe and warm, and achieving their goals to become self-sufficient.

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