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Individuals whose nationality, ethnic background and cultural ancestry are those of one of the countries and peoples of the continent of Asia.

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Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
ASIAC - HIV/AIDS ServicesProvides education, outreach, advocacy and translation for Asians and Pacific Islanders.PhiladelphiaASIAC - Philadelphia; Center CityASIAC
Asian Arts Initiative - Youth Arts WorkshopsProvides mural arts, video programs (PSA's), theater program taught by local artists. Fee required.PhiladelphiaAsian Arts Initiative - Philadelphia; ChinatownAsian Arts Initiative
Chinese Christian Church and Center - Summer CampChristian-based day camp for Asian American children in the Chinatown and Greater Philadelphia area. Activities include art, field trips, language, math, science and sports. No extended hours.PhiladelphiaChinese Christian Church and Center - Philadelphia; ChinatownChinese Christian Church and Center
Erie Asian Pacific American Association (Erie APAA)Provides a place for individuals of all backgrounds to network and share experiences about Asian and Pacific cultures. Erie APAA showcases the diverse Asian and Pacific cultures to the Erie community through educational and cultural activities and events.ErieErie Asian Pacific American Association (Erie APAA)Erie Asian Pacific American Association (Erie APAA)
Greater Philadelphia Asian Social ServicesOffers housing counseling, emergency energy assistance, food banks, language services, and substance abuse management to individuals of Asian heritage.PhiladelphiaGreater Philadelphia Asian Social Services - Philadelphia; OlneyGreater Philadelphia Asian Social Services
Intercultural Family Services - Healthy Start OutreachIf you are having a baby or raising a newborn, you can give your baby a healthy start by getting medical care and social services now. Even if you had a baby before and did not have any problems, it is strongly recommended by health specialists that you receive prenatal care to be sure you have a healthy baby. There is a program that can help you and your baby get the assistance you need. It is called Healthy Start. Healthy Start helps pregnant women and new mothers living in West and Southwest Philadelphia. PhiladelphiaIntercultural Family Services, Inc. - Philadelphia; University CityIntercultural Family Services
Intercultural Family Services - Healthy Start Outreach - SouthIf you are having a baby or raising a newborn, you can give your baby a healthy start by getting medical care and social services now. Even if you had a baby before and did not have any problems, it is strongly recommended by health specialists that you receive prenatal care to be sure you have a healthy baby. There is a program that can help you and your baby get the assistance you need. It is called Healthy Start. Healthy Start helps pregnant women and new mothers living in West and Southwest Philadelphia. PhiladelphiaIntercultural Behavioral Health Center- SouthIntercultural Family Services
International Service CenterProvides supportive services to Asians and other immigrants who speak little or no English. Services include: - Translation/Interpretation for immigrants from Southeast Asia, Bosnia, Middle East and former Soviet Union. - Can provide translation and assistance for driver's license exams for clients in Lancaster and Dauphin counties. Appointment required for special accommodations with PENNDOT. - Counseling for Southeast Asian clients in Harrisburg only. No fees. - Emergency food assistance to low income and unemployed clients in Lancaster and Dauphin Counties. No fees. - Interpretation for Southeast Asian clients in life-essential situations by appointment only. NO set limitations on area of service. Fees vary. - Translation of Southeast Asian civil status and immigration documents. No set limitations on area of service. Fees vary. - Technical assistance and training, such as peer internships, on-the-job training, consultations, lectures, and workshops. No set limitations on area of service. Appointment required. Fees vary. - Citizenship assistance for refugees. No fees. All other immigration assistance are also available to immigrants. Fees vary. DauphinInternational Service CenterInternational Service Center
New Vision Youth and Community Center - Youth ServicesTo provide social services for Asian-American youth and their family. To assist families in crisis through intervention and counseling. To establish community based social service programs that will improve the quality of life for inner city youth. MontgomeryNew Vision Youth and Community Center - Montgomery; GlensideNew Vision Youth and Community Center
Penn Asian Senior Services - Home Health CareThere are many seniors who face difficulties because they have long term medical conditions. We can help those seniors who want to stay in the comfort of their own homes but have problems with personal care and daily living. By using our Certified Home Health Aides to assist with hygiene, chores and even medical assistive devices, we can help those with long term conditions stay independent and self-sufficient as possible. PASSi's home care services are unique because they are linguistically and culturally targeted. PASSi matches elderly clients with a home health aide fluent in his or her language and culture. This ensures the best quality of care.PhiladelphiaPenn Asian Senior Services - Philadelphia; West Oak LanePenn Asian Senior Services
South Asian Association of LancasterPromotion of South Asian cultural heritage by activities of mutual interest.LancasterSouth Asian Association of LancasterSouth Asian Association of Lancaster

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