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.
CISC helps Chinese and other Asian immigrants throughout King County achieve success in their new community by providing information, referral, advocacy, social, and support services. CISC was started in 1972 by a group of energetic college and high school students. They worked as part time volunteers in a tiny donated space in Chinatown to fulfill a community need. The early focus was on helping non-English speaking elderly in the community. Later, CISC broadened its scope and added adult and youth employment programs, ESL and naturalization classes, family and youth services, domestic violence and crime victim services, and a community technology center. Over the years, CISC has continued to respond to [...]
The Filipino Community of Seattle is committed to promoting cultural diversity, ethnic pride, unity, and educational and socio-economic empowerment among Filipino Americans in the Pacific Northwest.
Washington is home to thousands of immigrants and refugees. The Immigration and Refugee Resource Page lists state agencies and organizations that might be able to provide immigration, refugee, and naturalization assistance.
Our Mission Statement Northwest Immigrant Rights Project promotes justice by defending and advancing the rights of immigrants through direct legal services, systemic advocacy, and community education. Our Vision Statement Northwest Immigrant Rights Project strives for justice and equity for all persons, regardless of where they were born. Our Values and Principles Dignity: We all deserve to have our human dignity and fundamental rights respected. We respect the dignity of all persons. - We advocate for laws and policies that prohibit discrimination against all who experience oppression. - We oppose the use of racial profiling and other discriminatory practices by immigration enforcement and law enforcement. - Because derogatory language dehumanizes people [...]
Refugee Women’s Alliance (ReWA) is an award-winning, nationally recognized nonprofit that provides holistic services to help refugee and immigrant women and families thrive. In 29 years of work with multi-cultural communities, we have refined our services to most effectively promote integration and self-sufficiency. All of our services are designed to quickly and effectively stabilize clients, promote acculturation, increase language proficiency, and improve employability. Our services are available in 37 languages and dialects. This means clients are paired with professionals who speak their first language and are specifically attuned to their native cultures. Because of this, staff are able to address the unique barriers to success our each of our clients [...]
Based at Everett Community College, the organization assists immigrants and refugees with English language acquisition, job placement, and naturalization services. Executive Director: Van Dinh-Kuno Location: 2000 Tower St. Everett, WA 98201
Tacoma Community House aims to provide the highest quality of services to the people we serve. The diverse programs are a catalyst for change and growth. By fostering self-sufficiency, we give participants the skills they need to transition out of poverty, navigate a new culture and be successful in their lives. Mission: Tacoma Community House creates opportunities for immigrants and other community members in the Puget Sound region through comprehensive services focused on self-sufficiency, inclusion and advocacy. Vision: We are a pathway to change leading to generations of self-sufficient people and a region welcoming of immigrants and refugees. We have a high profile in the community as: A quality provider of education, employment and [...]