AFSCME Local 215, DC 37
Local 215 includes the casework and group work agencies throughout the New York Metropolitan Area. Members provide a wide variety of essential services for children, senior citizens and others with special needs or problems.
Many members work in mental health organizations while others attend to the needs of the learning impaired and disabled while others work to place children in foster homes.
Examples of some agencies include and the Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society which work to assist immigrants from all over the world and Sheltering Arms Children Services and the Jewish Board of Family and Children Services which offer numerous services and assistance to clients.
Local 107, National Fund-Raising Organization Employees Union, has been unified with Local 215.