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Relationship Violence - Multicultural Resources

NW Network of BI/Trans/Lesbian Survivors of Abuse (206) 568-7777
http://www.nwnetwork.org/

Family Violence Prevention Fund
www.fvpf.org

List of National Domestic Violence Resources
http://www.feminist.org/

Snohomish County Center for Battered Women
(425) 252-2873 or (425) 25-ABUSE

National Hotline
1 (800) 799-SAFE

Washington State Domestic Violence Hotline
1 (800) 562- 6025


King County Protection Order Advocacy Program (206) 296-9547 or (206) 205-7406.

Snohomish County Protection Orders (425) 388-3638

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

Emergency health care coverage for immigrants
http://www.metrokc.gov/health/insurance/immigrants.htm 

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. 

Refugee Federation Service Center
http://www.yellowbot.com/refugee-federation-service-center-seattle-wa-1.html
Assistance with immigration, housing, family problems and employment.   Counseling available in Amharic, Chinese, French, Khmer, Lao, Mien, Oromo, Pangasinan, Somali, Russian, Tagalog, Thai, Tigrigna, Polish, Ukrainian, and Vietnamese. 

American Red Cross Language Bank
http://www.seattleredcross.org/show.aspx?mi=4033
Help with interpreting and with translating simple documents. Over 75 languages are available. 

For Latinos 

Consejo Counseling and Referral Service for the Latino Community
 http://www.consejo-wa.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 program. 

Programa del VIH/SIDA
http://www.metrokc.gov/health/apu/spanish/index.htm

For Asians and Pacific Islanders

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.kwaoutreach.org/index.html
Many services and programs for Asian Americans. 

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

Filipino Community Center
http://www.pilipinas.cx/fcs/fcc.htm
Youth programs, senior services, food bank, computer classes, Tagalog classes 

International Community Health Services
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 

For Africans 

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 

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 Resources - www.arabcenter.net

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