Previously known as Nikkei Concerns, Keiro Northwest provides care for Asian seniors across a full spectrum of health and wellness services. During the last 40 years, demographics, lifestyles and the healthcare system have evolved. We saw these changes as an opportunity to grow our programs and decided to reflect our expanded focus with a new name—Keiro Northwest. The new name both honors our past and welcomes people outside the Japanese community. Keiro means “respect for our elders,” and our Seattle Keiro facility is already well known for its high-quality care. Along with the organizational name change, some of our programs and services are being rebranded as well. The Seattle Keiro [...]
The mission of Neighborhood House is to help diverse communities of people with limited resources attain their goals for self-sufficiency, financial independence, health, and community building. At the core of our mission is the alleviation of poverty in our community, especially the large public housing communities in Seattle and King County. We want to lift children out of poverty. We want them to be healthy and ready to be successful in school and life. We want these children grow up in safe and supportive homes and neighborhoods. We want to lift families out of poverty by creating opportunities for economic self-sufficiency and asset building. We want seniors to live healthy, [...]
The mission of our organization, Open Doors for Multicultural Families, is to ensure that diverse families who have family members with developmental disabilities and special health care needs have equal access to culturally and linguistically appropriate information, resources, and services. We promote culturally competent services through community collaboration, training and partnerships. The organization was formed in June, 2009 by a diverse group of passionate parents of children with disabilities and professionals who care about people with disabilities and valued community volunteers after their collaborative work together for more than a decade. Since then, we have grown from one full time volunteer position to one full time and seven part-time staff [...]
The communities and the people that we work with have always guided our mission and are the reason we love what we do. Our mission is to create communities in southwest Seattle and King County in which culturally and economically diverse families, youth, and children thrive and prosper. In partnership with families, schools, and communities, we promote healthy family functioning, early childhood learning, student academic success, and youth development.
About Us We are a non-profit agency serving Asian Pacific Islander Youth and all Youth of Color, ages 10-20, in the greater Seattle area. Our goal is to help youth deal with substance abuse/dependency issues and to provide youth with healthy alternatives to substance use. We provide services that meet the cultural needs and expectations of the community we serve. OUR MISSION To provide and advocate for culturally competent and age-appropriate prevention and substance abuse treatment services for Asian Pacific Islander Youth and all Youth of Color. OUR VISION To create an environment for children, youth, adults, families and communities that is healthy and substance abuse free. HISTORY In 1990, [...]