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  • Single Stop at LaGuardia Community Offers:

    benefits 


    Hunger and Homelessness Resource Booklet


  •  Free Benefits Screening

    Click here to see if you qualify.

    If you qualify, we will assist you with completing applications, give you all the information you will need about necessary documents, and make sure you are as prepared as possible for a successful outcome.
    A special service we now offer is that if you qualify for the SNAP program, (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) also known as Food Stamps, you can apply directly for food stamps in our offices.

    To see if you qualify for Benefits or if you need help with existing services, contact us to make an appointment at (718) 482-5135 or (718) 482-5129.

     Free Tax Preparation ON CAMPUS

    Completely FREE tax preparation and E-File submission through this special IRS approved program for both state and federal taxes is available to students and their families.

    Get Free Tax Preparation Services at LaGuardia Community College in Room C109.

    Days and Times (January 21, 2014 – April 15, 2014)
    Monday and Thursday 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 
    Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    No appointment is necessary.

    Please remember to bring:

    • Photo ID,
    • Social Security cards
    • ITINs for everyone who will be on your taxes
    • W-2, 1099's, etc.

    If you have any questions regarding tax preparations please call the Single Stop Office at 718.482.5135/5129 or email singlestop@lagcc.cuny.edu.

     

     

     

     Free Financial Services

    If you answer YES to any of these questions schedule an appointment today!

     

    • No money to pay for necessities?
    • Struggling to pay bills?
    • Need help managing your money?
    • In over your head in debt?
    • No Credit? Too much credit?
    • No Checking or Saving Account? Help balancing checkbook? Need to save money?
    • Need to invest in the future?
    • Need to know what’s on your credit report?


    Learn lifelong strategies to save money build your assets; get help with debt management and best banking practices. We can also help you to get your free credit report and credit score. We specialize in one-on-one, private counseling services to help you establish and achieve your financial goals. Come and meet with our financial experts.

    Appointments are available every Wednesday from 2:30 a.m. to 5 p.m or Thursday from 9:30 am - 5pm. To make an appointment contact the Single Stop office at (718) 482-5135 or (718) 482-5129.
     

     Free Legal Services

    The Financial Clinic partners with Single Stop USA to provide one-on-one financial coaching, free benefit screenings, and legal services at LaGuardia Community College. Staff Attorney Sara Monzet is available on campus each Tuesday from 9:30am to 5:00pm (by appointment only).
     

    • Discuss legal issues with students and their family members that jeopardize students' financial security,
    • Debt collection,
    • Bankruptcy filing,
    • Federal and state tax liabilities,
    • Loan modification,
    • Foreclosure defenses,
    • Benefits eligibility,
    • Immigration


    student loan repayment plans and referral information for legal help with divorce and child support payments matters, landlord/tenant issues, and other general legal matters. All services are FREE for students and their families and all issues are completely confidential. To make an appointment please contact us at (718) 482-5129, (718) 482-5135 or email us at singlestop@lagcc.cuny.edu.