Social Services

Social Services offered by


The Federation of Italian-American Organizations of Brooklyn, Ltd. (FIAO), an IRS 501©3 not for profit organization, offering community based social services. Whether you need help with housing, healthcare, or immigration issues, our team is here to provide assistance and connect you with resources in your community. Trust us to be your advocate and guide during difficult times. These services are offered free of charge. 

Supporting our community when they need us most.


At FIAO, we believe in empowering communities by providing high-quality social services that not only offer information and assistance but also help residents take control of their lives. Our team is dedicated to helping you navigate life’s challenges and achieve your goals with confidence. Let us empower you today.

We Are Here

Life can be tough, but you don’t have to go through it alone. FIAO’s Social Services team provides counseling and guidance on a variety of topics, including immigration and taxes. Get the support you need to build a better future for yourself and your loved ones.

Get the support you need for a better future.

FIAO Services

Support Offering

FIAO’s high quality services empower all residents by providing information, assistance, counseling and/or referral to government agencies. These services include assistance in all of the following items listed below.

  • Access-A-Ride
  • Adjustment of Status
  • (I-130, I-131, I-485, I-864, I-765)
  • Adult Mental Health Counseling
  • Birth, Marriage & Death Certificate Translations
  • Citizenship & Immigration Applications (N-400)
  • Counseling
  • Epic Medicare Part D
  • General Questions & Referrals
  • HEAP (Home Energy Assistance Program) Applications
  • Immigration Renewal of Residency Card (I-90)
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare Savings Program
  • Public Assistance
  • Renewal of American Passport
  • SCHE (Senior Citizen Homeowner Exemption)
  • Section 8 Applications & Renewals
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program)

Support FIAO

FIAO is committed to promoting and preserving the Italian-American culture, providing educational opportunities to youth, and offering essential social services to those in need. With your help, we can continue to make a positive impact on the lives of individuals and families in our community. Whether you make a one-time donation or become a monthly supporter, your contribution will help FIAO continue its vital work. Join us in making a difference and supporting our mission today!