Asia Pacific Cultural Center (APCC)
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 [...]
Coalition for Refugees from Burma (CRB) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit mutual assistance association focused on providing culturally and linguistically appropriate social support services to improve the living conditions and quality of life of refugees resettled in Washington State. CRB intentionally reaches across ethnic, religious, and language barriers and provides a community-based support system. CRB offers a wide range of Educational Programs to develop the capacity of individuals and strengthen the community knowledge base.
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.
Our organization was created in 1993 by a group of working professionals, who sought to meet the needs of the Vietnamese community by utilizing the potential human and financial resources of Vietnamese professionals. Young and old, the founders sought the cooperation of the community to create the three main programs Helping Link/Một Dấu Nối offers, Conversational ESL, Homework Tutoring, Youth Leadership Program. These programs assist Vietnamese immigrants in their effort to settle in their new country, strengthen the Vietnamese community and promote cultural harmony. We works for diverse groups of individuals including adults, seniors, students, recent graduates, and young professionals living in the greater Seattle area The success of Helping [...]
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 [...]