Multicultural Community Resources

 

NW Immigrant Rights Project
http://www.nwirp.org/
Legal assistance for low-income immigrants and refugees


Refugee Women's Alliance
http://www.rewa.org
ESL classes, child care center, support for victims of domestic violence, tutoring for young people, job training and mental health counseling 


Multicultural Counseling Service
www.family-services.org
Low-cost counseling to help with issues such as depression, cultural conflict, parenting, grief, family violence and loneliness

 

Shoreline Support Services
www.chs-nw.org
Classes in ESL, citizenship and parenting.  Many family activities.

 

Puget Sound Neighborhood Health Center
http://www.psnhc.org/
Low-cost medical clinics with interpreters.  Read this in Amharic, Chinese, Korean, Oromo, Somali, Espanol, Tigrigna, Vietnamese or English. 

 

American Red Cross  
http://www.seattleredcross.org

Help with interpreting and with translating simple documents.  Over 75 languages are available. 

 

Consejo Counseling and Referral Service for the Latino Community
http://consejocounseling.org
Education, prevention, treatment and support services related to mental health, substance abuse and domestic violence.  Assistance finding jobs.

 

El Centro de la Raza
http://www.elcentrodelaraza.org
Emergency housing, child development center, food bank, home ownership education, after school programs and employment counseling and placement

 

CASA Latina  
http://www.casa-latina.org
Job training, temporary jobs, ESL classes and a Women's Center. 

 
Entre Hermanos

http://www.entrehermanos.org

 

Asian Counseling and Referral Services
http://www.acrs.org
Multilingual services including a food bank, counseling, substance abuse treatment, vocational guidance, citizenship classes, domestic violence education and a legal clinic  

 

Chinese Information and Service Center
http://www.cisc-seattle.org
Employment counseling and training, services for the elderly and classes in citizenship, ESL and parenting.  Dialects of Chinese, Cambodian, Vietnamese and Malay are spoken. 

 

Kin On Community Health Care
http://www.kinon.org
A health care center for non-English speaking Chinese elderly people.  Assistance for elders who want to live at home and their families. 

 

Korean Women's Association
http://www.kwacares.org
Many services and programs for Asian Americans. 

 

Tet in Seattle
http://www.tetinseattle.org/
Promotes Vietnamese culture 

 
Filipino Community Center

http://fcseattle.org
Youth programs, senior services, food bank, computer classes, Tagalog classes 
International Community Health Services

 

Health Care

http://www.ichs.com/
Medical and dental care, health education, counseling, family planning, laboratory tests, pharmacy, acupuncture, acupressure and Chinese herbal medicine.  Interpreting available including Cantonese, Mandarin, Toisanese, Cambodian, Korean, Lao, Mien, Tagalog, Samoan,Thai and Vietnamese 

 

Ethiopian Community Mutual Association
http://www.ecmaseattle.org/
A community club and a source of assistance with finding a job, interpreting, translating documents, legal needs and health care 

 

Ethiopian Community Development Council
http://www.ecdcinternational.org/whatwedo/default.asp
Assists newcomers adjust to life in the U.S.  Supports new small businesses and offers health education 

 

Eritrean Community in Seattle

http://www.eritreanassociation.org

 

Oromo Community Organization
http://depts.washington.edu/commtran/OCCagency.htm
Parenting classes, academic counseling, youth programs and workshops about home ownership, health and starting a business 

 
Southern Sudanese Women's Association
http://depts.washington.edu/commtran/SSWagency.htm
Family counseling and classes in health, family planning and personal rights.  Arabic and dialects such as Dinka, Bari, Latuka and Nuer are spoken. 


Somali Community Services
http://depts.washington.edu/commtran/SCCagency.htm
Programs for young people and families including after-school tutoring, drug and alcohol prevention and parent education.  Assistance with translating and employment.


Horn of Africa Services
http://www.hoas.org/
Cultural adjustment workshops, immigration assistance, citizenship classes, technology training and youth programs.  Amharic, Tigrigna, Somali, and Oromo are spoken.

 

Arab Center
www.arabcenter.net

 

Russian Speaking Community of Greater Seattle
http://www.russianseattle.com/