OUR MISSION:

First Friends of NJ and NY upholds the inherent dignity and humanity of detained immigrants and asylum seekers. We provide compassion and hope through volunteer visitation, resettlement assistance, and advocacy.

OUR FOCUS:

Visitation
In-person and virtual visits, commissary money, and phone cards.
Resettlement
Bond funding, post-release pickups, hosting, rent, and food assistance.
Advocacy
Community outreach efforts to promote the rights and safety of immigrants in detention and residing in local communities.