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Community Resources Regarding the African Community

African Aid
Focus: health, HIV/AIDS
612-822-6237
612-730-1096
Fax: 612-822-8973

Amigos De Las Américas of the Twin Cities – program that sends teens and young adults on service projects to Latin America

African Assistance Program – a nonprofit organization that works to help African immigrants, refugees and those granted asylum to overcome cultural and systemic barriers to attaining economic security and personal self-efficacy

Annex Teen Clinic (North Suburban Youth Health Clinic) – Clinic that aims to support young people ages 12 through 25 in Northwest Hennepin County during the challenging transition from adolescence to adulthood through advocacy, health care, counseling and education

East Africa Health Project – a nonprofit organization that works to improve the health and wellness of the East African community in the United States by providing integral awareness and outreach services on health education, health promotion, disease prevention and human services.
1885 University Ave W. Suite 337, St. Paul, MN 55104
651-644-5171
612-306-0539
Email: Osmamahmed@msn.com

Health Access – program that aims to decrease risk factors for HIV/AIDS/STIs and teen pregnancy among high risk populations, primarily low-income communities of color including immigrants and refugees

Health Guide for Refugees in Minnesota (PDF) – aims to help refugees understand Minnesota’s health care system

Insight Newspaper – newspaper that addresses the interests and needs of the African American community

Liberian Youth Network – Providing health and family services to Liberian youth
612-276-1529
Facebook page

Minneapolis’ Youth Violence Prevention Blueprint for Action – plan developed by the city of Minneapolis, in partnership with a host of community stakeholders, that focuses on preventing youth violence

Minnesota Adolescent Health Gateway – Minnesota Department of Health website that provides information for providers, parents, and others to promote healthy adolescence

Minnesota African Women’s Association – aims to promote the health and well-being of African refugee and immigrant women and their families in the Twin City area through research, education, advocacy and programming

Minnesota International Health Volunteers – aims to improve the health of women, children and their communities around the world

Minnesota Spokesman-Recorder Newspaper – newspaper committed to meeting the news and information needs of African Americans

Neighborhood House – multi-cultural, multi-lingual center with programs in basic needs, education and youth leadership

Northwest Hennepin Human Services Council – organization that does regional research, planning and coordination of human services that make a difference in the lives of area residents

Office of Minority and Multicultural Health – division of the Minnesota Department of Health that focuses on minority and multicultural health

PHYTT for Life Youth Center – aims to prepare youth and young adults for college by providing a safe and healthy learning environment through the support of tutors, volunteers, mentors, and various programming and strategic partnerships

Providing Culturally Appropriate Reproductive Health and Family Planning Services to Somali Immigrants and Refugees: A Reference Guide – order from Minnesota International Health Volunteers website

Q Health Services – community health program that provides access to affordable, quality care for all people

Saint Paul’s Second Shift/Out-of-School Time – provides quality programs at safe neighborhood places for youth to go to when they are not in school

Somali Benadiri of Minnesota – Somali health education for development
1433 E. Franklin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55404-2197
(612) 879-4326

Somali Child Spacing Program – provides culturally sensitive reproductive health information and resources to the Somali community and the health care providers that serve them

Somali Language Health Guide (PDF)

Sub-Saharan African Youth and Family Services in Minnesota – provides culturally and linguistically appropriate HIV/AIDS education and social services to all Africans in Minnesota

Teen Age Medical Services – adolescent outpatient program of Children’s Hospitals and Clinics that provides direct patient care, health education and promotion services to youth and families, peer education, and specialized training in adolescent health for residents and students

West Suburban Teen Clinic – offers comprehensive, professional, and low-cost medical, mental health, and health education services to youth ages 12 to 23 in a nonjudgmental, relaxed and friendly atmosphere

When Should Baby Shots Be Administered (Somali Language) (PDF)