ACRS Therapy Associates
APICAT began organizing as a community coalition in 1997 to address tobacco control issues in the Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPI) community. Starting with a core group of community leaders, the coalition has grown to over 25 partners in the past several years. APICAT addresses tobacco control issues within the AAPI community by supporting culturally appropriate prevention, education, and cessation efforts with adults, youth and families. APICAT is also committed to eliminating health disparities impacting diverse communities.
Asian Counseling Services Tacoma Mall Office Building 4301 S Pine St., Suite 456 Tacoma, WA 98409 Asian Counseling Services is an ethnic minority mental health clinic primarily for the Asian/Pacific Island refugee and immigrant communities. Asian Counseling Services has provided bilingual services for people from Cambodia, Korea, Vietnam and the Pacific Islands since 1985. Specialized, culturally competent and sensitive services are available for people of all ages: elder, adult, youth and children.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) is a nationally recognized nonprofit organization offering a broad array of human services and behavioral health programs to Asian Pacific Americans in King County. ACRS is the largest multiservice organization serving all the different Asian Pacific American communities - immigrants, refugees and American born - in the Pacific Northwest.
Hepatitis B is a disease that disproportionately affects the Asian and Pacific Islander communities and other refugee and immigrant communities. To address this issue, a coalition comprised of various stakeholders directly involved in providing hepatitis related care and service to the at-risk communities was created. Formerly known as the WA State Asian Pacific Islander Hepatitis B Task Force (APITF), the Hepatitis B Coalition of Washington (HBCW) was created in 1997. Since 2013, ICHS has assumed the responsibility of leading and maintaining the work of the coalition. The coalition is committed to increasing awareness about hepatitis B in the aforementioned communities. COALITION’S STRATEGIES INCREASE HEPATITIS B AWARENESS: Increasing awareness about hepatitis B [...]
International Community Health Services (ICHS) is a nonprofit community health center that offers affordable health care services to Seattle and King County’s Asian, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities, as well as other underserved communities. Each year, ICHS provides direct patient care, health support services, and preventive education to over 21,400 individuals. In 2012, ICHS was recognized by the National Committee for Quality Assurance as a “patient-centered medical home” for its work in providing team-led, coordinated health care. For over 40 years, ICHS has provided culturally-appropriate and multilingual care to improve the health of our community. ICHS began in 1973 as a small storefront clinic in Seattle’s International District. Today it [...]
As a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit health and social services provider for the Asian community, Kin On's mission is to honor, support, and advocate for our Asian elders and families in the Puget Sound region by offering culturally and linguistically appropriate health, social, and educational services. We’ve always stayed true to our Asian roots. In 1985, we launched the nation’s first bilingual Chinese-American nursing home catering to the unique cultural and dietary needs of Asian elders. Over the years, Kin On continues to expand, offering home care, caregiver support services, assisted living apartments and Healthy Living classes. Today, we are on a path of continual growth, expanding both the range and types of [...]
The Korean Women’s Association (KWA) of Washington is a registered 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, established in 1972 to provide services to Korean wives of American servicemen. Over the years, KWA’s programs have expanded to meet the needs of people of many cultures and nationalities. Its special expertise is as providers of multi-cultural, multi-lingual services to people in need. The agency is recognized for its commitment to the community, ability to reach and provide services to marginalized groups and capacity to serve various segments and sectors of Washington state’s diverse population.
NAMI Greater Seattle is the only organization in the Seattle area working specifically to fill the gaps in our local mental health system through education, referrals, and support. We offer classes and support groups at no cost to those who need them, connecting people with shared experiences and providing guidance on how to navigate an increasingly insufficient and complex mental health system. We are who people call when a mental health issue has left them feeling totally alone, when one more "Press 5" phone tree might just make them give up and lose hope. OUR MISSION To address the unmet mental health needs within our community through support, referral, education, [...]
Leading the way. That’s what NAPCA has been doing since 1979, when the specific needs of the aging Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) population were recognized at the federal level. NAPCA has directly served tens of thousands of AAPI seniors who represent the fastest-growing segment of the aging population in the country. The AAPI aging community is faced with many unique challenges, including cultural and language barriers and access to services and employment opportunities. NAPCA has brought critical issues impacting the AAPI aging community to the forefront of national debates. Today, NAPCA is recognized as the nation’s leader in helping the AAPI aging community.