Street Sign with St. John's Way

Areas of Service

Students participating in academic service-learning at St. John’s serve in four different areas. Please click on the areas of service below to view our complete list of community service sites.

For more information on our community service sites or becoming an academic service-learning community service  site, please contact:

Louis E. Saavedra, M.A.
Coordinator, Academic Service-Learning

Vincentian Institute for Social Action

Lourdes Hall

Queens, NY 11439

[email protected]

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Site NameAddressLocation
MOMMAs House1857 Wantagh Avenue, Wantagh, NY 11793LI


Multiple locations throughout Queens, Brooklyn, BronxNYC
Life of Hope Center

710 E 37th Street Brooklyn, NY 11203


Catholic Charities Community Services Archdiocese of New York

Immigrant and Refugee Services: 80 Maiden Lane, 13th floor New York, NY 10038


Catholic Community for Animals USA

Address N/A

Center for Latin American & Caribbean Studies (info sheet) St. John's University- Queens Campus (classrooms listed on information sheet)Q
Emerald Isle Immigration Center59-26 2nd Floor Woodside Ave, Woodside, NY 11372 (2nd Floor of Chase Bank)Q
Maple Grove Cemetery127-15 Kew Gardens Road, Kew Gardens, NY 11415Q
Museum of Moving Image36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, NY 11106Q
Queens Volunteer Lawyers Project Inc.90-35 148th Street, Jamaica NY 11432Q
The Bridge to Life

Headquarters: 147-32 Sanford Ave., 2nd Fl. Flushing, NY, 11355

Material Assistance Center: 23-40 Astoria Blvd. Astoria, NY 11102

Community Service Center - Project Hospitality514 Bay Street, Staten Island NY 10304SI
North Shore Learning Center35 Holland Avenue - Community Center, Staten Island, NY 10303SI
Snug Harbor Heritage Farm1000 Richmond Terrace, Staten Island, NY 10301SI




LI=Long Island

B= Brooklyn

SI=Staten Island

NYC= Throughout Boroughs

Site NameAddressLocation
Change for Kids
110 East 23rd Street, 5th Floor New York, NY 10010M
Pajama Program 114 E 39th St. Ground Fl, New York, NY 10016M
Literacy Nassau187 Smith Street Freeport, NY 11520 
Pajama Program Long Island Locations in Bay Shore & Port WashingtonLI
Boys Club of New York (please fill out BCNY app (PDF) and bring with you)133-01 41st Road Flushing, NY 11351Q
Heart Share First Step Early Childhood Center115-15 101st Ave, Richmond Hill, NY 11419Q
Heart Share First Step Early Childhood Center118-01 101st Ave. Richmond Hill, NY 11419 
The Chinese American Planning Council Queens School Age Day Care Center at P.S. 20142-30 Barclay Ave., Flushing, NY 11355Q
The Summit School187-30 Grand Central Parkway, Jamaica Estates, NY 11432Q
Liberty Partnership ProgramJohn Adams H.S. 101-01 Rockaway Blvd., Ozone Park, NY 11417Q
New Life ESL Program 82-10 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, NY 11371Q
PS 51Q87-45 117th Street, Richmond Hill, NY 11418Q

Queens Borough Public Library, Central Library

89-11 Merrick Blvd, Jamaica NY 11432Q
Queens Center for Progress81-15 164th Street, Jamaica, NY 11432 Q
Queens Community House 67-09 Kissena Blvd. Flushing, NY 11367Q
Reading Partners Program at PS 33 (Edward M. Funk School)91-37 222nd Street, Queens Village, NY 11428 Q
Ss. Joachim & Anne School 218-19 105 Avenue, Queens Village, NY 11459Q
The Child Center JHS 185147-26 25 Drive Flushing, NY 11354Q
The Young Women's Leadership School of Queens150-91 87th Rd. Jamaica, NY 11432Q
Variety Boys and Girls Club21-12 30th Road, Long Island City, NY 11102Q
South Bronx Educational Foundation Crotona Center for Boys843 Crotona Park North Bronx, NY, 10460X

Central Family Life Center - After School Program

View expectation letter (PDF

59 Wright St, Staten Island, NY 10305SI
Lifestyles for the Disabled300 Howard Avenue Staten Island, NY 10301SI
North Shore Learning Center35 Holland Avenue-Community Center, Staten Island, NY 10303SI
St. Clare's Church110 Nelson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308SI
St. Clare's Play and Learn (info sheet) 110 Nelson Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10308SI

LI=Long Island
SI= Staten Island

Site NameAddressLocation 
Kings Harbor Nursing Home2000 East Gun Hill Road, Bronx, NY 10469 X 
Grace Plaza15 Saint Paul's Place, Great Neck, NY, 11021LI 
Brandywine Senior Living (Alzheimer's/Dementia Unit)55-15 Little Neck Parkway, Little Neck, NY 11362Q 

Castle Senior Living at Forest Hills

108-25 Horace Harding Expwy, Forest Hills, NY 11368-4532Q 
Chapin Home for the Aging165-01 Chapin Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11432Q 
Cliffside Rehabilitation & Residential Healthcare Center119-19 Graham Court, Flushing, NY 11354Q 
Fairview Nursing Care Center69-70 Grand Central parkway, Forest Hills, NY 11375Q 
Innovative Resources for Independence (IRI)112-40 Francis Lewis Blvd, Queens Village, NY 11429Q 
Jewish Association for Services for the Aged  Senior Centers (JASA)Locations throughout QueensQ 
Margaret Tietz Nursing & Rehabilitation Center164-11 Chapin Parkway, Jamaica, NY 11432Q 
Ozanam Hall Nursing Home

Orientation Packet

42-41 201st Street, Bayside, NY 11361

Peter Cardella Senior Citizen's Center 68-52 Fresh Pond Rd., Ridgewood, NY 11385Q 
Carmel Richmond Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center88 Old Town Rd, Staten Island, NY 10304SI 
Central Family Life Center - Seniors Group59 Wright Street, Staten Island, NY 10305SI 

LI=Long Island
SI= Staten Island


Site NameAddressLocation
Bed-Stuy Campaign Against Hunger2010 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11233B
St. John's Bread and Life Soup Kitchen795 Lexington Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11221 B
Interfaith Nutrition Network100 Madison Avenue, Hempstead, NY 11550LI
Grand Central Food Program Coalition for the HomelessSt. Bartholomew's Church 51st Street between Park and LexingtonM
Grand Central Neighborhood Program/Main Chance & Volunteer App120 East 32nd Street, New York, NY 10016M
Holy Trinity Neighborhood Center316 E 88th St., New York, NY 10128M
St. Joseph's Soup Kitchen371 6th Ave, New York, NY 10014M
Briarwood Family Residence80-20 134th Street, Jamaica, NY 11435Q
Hollis Avenue Congregational Church211-04 Hollis Ave, Queens Village, NY 11429Q
Holy Temple Church136-25 Springfield Blvd, Queens NY 11413Q
House of Completion Eartha Lee Jones Food Pantry112-07 Guy. R. Brewer Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11433Q
New Life Community Development Corporation82-10 Queens Blvd, Elmhurst, NY 11371Q
Presentation BMV Soup Kitchen/Food Pantry88-19 Parsons Blvd., Jamaica, NY 11432Q
Salvation Army90-23 161st Street, Jamaica, NY 11432Q
The Greater Allen A.M.E Cathedral Of New York111-54 Merrick Boulevard, Jamaica, NY 11433Q
Union United Methodist Church126-22 150th street, South Ozone Park, NY 11436Q
City Harvest Mobile MarketStapleton Houses, 75 Hill Street, Staten Island, NY 10304SI
Community Service Center- Project Hospitality514 Bay Street, Staten Island, NY 10304SI
El Centro - Project Hospitality1546 Castleton, Staten Island, NY 10304SI
Living Roof1 Ferry Terminal Viaduct, Staten Island, NY 10301SI
St. Paul Assumption - Project Hospitality15 Webster Avenue, Staten Island, NY 10304SI

LI=Long Island
SI=Staten Island

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