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Refugee Services

Service Providers By Ethnic Group

HMONG
Hmong American Association of Colorado

FUNCTIONAL SERVICE AREA

Mental Health

 

PROGRAM NAME

N/A

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Supports mental health and cultural readjustment, enhances interpretation for health.

 

PROVIDER TYPE

Nonprofit

 

FUNDING SOURCE

Community sponsorship

 

DATES OF OPERATION

2000 - Present

 

LOCATION

Denver metro

 

LEGISLATION/REGULATION

N/A

 

TARGET POPULATION

• Hmong

• others in need

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Travis Xiong| travis.xiong@hp.com | 303-885-0462

http://www.hmongcolorado.org

 

PACIFIC ISLANDER
Asian Pacific Development Center of Colorado

FUNCTIONAL SERVICE AREA

• Citizenship

• Education and Training

• ESL

• Health

• Mental Health

• Victims Assistance

• Youth Programs

 

PROGRAM NAME

• Limited English Proficiency (LEP)

• Women's Wellness Connection

• Connect for Health Colorado

• Eliminating Tobacco Health Related Disparities among the AAPI Communities of Colorado

• APDC Youth Leadership Academy

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

• Teaches citizenship classes for those wishing to become US citizens.

• Assists adult learners, who are parents, to obtain the educational skills necessary to become full partners in the educational development of their children. They strive to empower adult learners to continue in their desire to improve their quality of life, and that of their families'.

• Assists Limited English Proficiency (LEP) adult learners to become literate and obtain the knowledge and skills necessary for employment and self-sufficiency.

• Provides cervical and breast cancer screening for women. Provides the outreach and education to allow low-income people—those between 133 percent and 400 percent of the federal poverty level—access and eligibility to use the insurance exchange. Promotes healthy living through a reduction in Tobacco use.

• Supports mental health and cultural adjustment. Enhances interpretation for health.

• Provides victims assistance and support to those who have witnessed a crime. Their services include assistance in applying for financial services, emergency housing, and victim compensation funds; crisis counseling; case management and social services; and legal and personal advocacy. These services are provided free of charge to victims. Provides the community with culturally appropriate educational workshops on the prevention of domestic violence and other crimes; diversity and sensitivity training for professionals in various fields; and other victim service programs.

• Provides academic and life skills tutoring, mentoring, and leadership opportunities.

 

PROVIDER TYPE

Nonprofit

 

FUNDING SOURCE

Colorado Trust SIRFI

 

DATES OF OPERATION

2000 - Present

 

LOCATION

Denver metro

 

LEGISLATION/REGULATION

N/A

 

TARGET POPULATION

Asian American Pacific Islander

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Mariko Sagawa and Chris Halligan | info@apdc.org | 303-923-2920

http://www.apdc.org

 

RUSSIAN
Jewish Family Service

PROGRAM NAME

Mental Health Services for Refugees

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

• Supports mental health and cultural adjustment for refugees

• Provides individual and group therapy

• Education to meet the mental health needs of refugee and immigrant adolescents in their school environment

 

PROVIDER TYPE

• Private

• Nonprofit

• Faith based

 

FUNDING SOURCE

Colorado Trust SIRFI

 

DATES OF OPERATION

2002 - present

 

LOCATION

Denver metro

 

LEGISLATION/REGULATION

N/A

 

TARGET POPULATION

• Refugees

• Immigrants

• Homeless

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

John Kayser | jkayser@jewishfamilyservice.org | 303-597-5000

http://www.jewishfamilyservice.org/