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Centro Maria Residence

Services Provided: 
Temporary Residences /
Information & Referral

Founded in 1920 and run by the Sisters of Mary Immaculate, Centro Maria provides care and a temporary, transitional home for women from different countries that come to work or to study in New York. It also provides information, referrals and assistance in job placement for the young women who stay there and celebrates Mass in its chapel. It occupies the former St. Ambrose Catholic Church.

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Agency Information

Sr. Clara Echeverria


539 West 54th Street
New York, NY 10019