Vietnamese Friendship Association

VFA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization established in 1978 to help Vietnamese refugees and immigrants adjust to life in the US after the Vietnam War. The organization offered ESL (English as a Second Language) courses, employment, and citizenship services.

Currently, VFA’s programs and services focus on four core areas:

  • supporting students to be college- or career-ready.
  • strengthening families to be self-reliant and successful.
  • developing leaders so the Vietnamese community is heard and represented.
  • engaging with diverse communities to advocate for systems change.

Mission: To empower the Vietnamese community to succeed while bridging, preserving, and promoting cultural heritage.

Vision: We envision a society where all members of the Vietnamese community are self-reliant, successful, and contributing to the betterment of our world

Values: VFA staff and board strive to adhere to these values:

  • High-quality services
  • To be where clients are
  • Respect for all people
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity