Community Resources Regarding the Asian/Pacific Islander Community

Community Resources Regarding the Asian/Pacific Islander Community  Community Resources Regarding the Asian/Pacific Islander Community  Community Resources Regarding the Asian/Pacific Islander Community

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

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

Baby Talks – educational program that aims to improve the parenting skills of expecting and/or parenting Latino and Hmong teens

Center for Asian and Pacific Islanders – a community-based social justice organization that provides refugee resettlement and anti-poverty services such as health education, job readiness and placements, housing and food assistance, youth violence prevention, social services for seniors, and community engagement

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

Hmong American Mutual Assistance Association – a nonprofit organization serving Hmong-American people in the Twin Cities that works to promote leadership in the Hmong community, promotes educational advancement for Hmong youth and teens, encourages Hmong refugees to be self-sufficient and contributing members of their community and promotes and maintains Hmong cultural heritage

Hmong American Partnership – a social service and community development organization that works to empower the Hmong community to embrace the strengths of its cultures while achieving its potential

Lao Assistance Center of Minnesota – a nonprofit organization that helps Lao people achieve successful economic integration while preserving their cultural integrity and history

Lao Family Community of Minnesota – a nonprofit mutual assistance program that provides bilingual and bicultural programs that strive to empower the Hmong to meet the many challenges of modern American life within a context that honors and preserves their traditions, values, and heritage

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

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

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

Southeast Asian Community Council – a community-based organization that focuses on youth and family prevention programs with intentions to help immigrant communities overcome cultural barriers and succeed in their lives in the United States

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

Vietnamese Social Services of Minnesota – a social service agency dedicated to maintaining the identity of the Minnesota Vietnamese community while addressing the basic economic, educational, and health needs of refugees and immigrants

Walking the Walk-Talking the Talk (Hablando Claro) – program that assists neighborhood groups and residents in creating and implementing effective strategies for preventing teen pregnancy and HIV/AIDS/STIs – focuses on Hmong and Latino communities

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

Wilder Southeast Asian Services – a program that helps Hmong, Cambodian and Vietnamese immigrants and refugees living in the East Metro area deal with mental health issues