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    Americans of Spanish or Latin American descent. Latin America is a geographic and cultural region comprising 18 Spanish-speaking countries, Brazil, and Haiti, or generally the areas which Spain and Portugal colonized in the Americas.

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    Service NameDescriptionLocationProgramAgency
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Case Management Services - PottstownHelps Spanish-speaking individuals, children and families to resolve emergency and other needs for health, housing, employment, education, and legal aid. Also ensures access to family development resources. ACLAMO co-sponsors Norristown Latino Mental Health Initiative.MontgomeryACLAMO PottstownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Conexiones - Latino Elderly Services ProgramAssists low-income, Spanish-speaking, elderly to resolve personal needs and gain access to health care and the range of community service resources. Helps seniors to avoid isolation and remain independent.MontgomeryACLAMO Family Centers - Montgomery; NorristownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Conexiones - Latino Elderly Services Program - PottstownAssists low-income, Spanish-speaking, elderly to resolve personal needs and gain access to health care and the range of community service resources. Helps seniors to avoid isolation and remain independent.MontgomeryACLAMO PottstownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Family ServicesLinks expectant mothers to early prenatal care/birth preparation. Connects moms and kids to health insurance and needed health services. Program also offers parenting and child development workshops, screening and counseling and connects young children to early learning and early intervention resources.MontgomeryACLAMO Family Centers - Montgomery; NorristownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Family Services - PottstownLinks expectant mothers to early prenatal care/birth preparation. Connects moms and kids to health insurance and needed health services. Program also offers parenting and child development workshops, screening and counseling and connects young children to early learning and early intervention resources.MontgomeryACLAMO PottstownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Social ServicesDescription: Provides information and referrals to people with language and cultural barriers, connecting clients with needed community resources plus translation/interpretation to help overcome those barriersMontgomeryACLAMO Family Centers - Montgomery; NorristownACLAMO Family Centers
    ACLAMO Family Centers - Social Services - PottstownDescription: Provides information and referrals to people with language and cultural barriers, connecting clients with needed community resources plus translation/interpretation to help overcome those barriersMontgomeryACLAMO PottstownACLAMO Family Centers
    Alcoholics Anonymous, York Area IntergroupA mutual-support self-help group for people who desire to stop drinking. Meetings in Spanish are also available.YorkAlcoholics Anonymous, York Area IntergroupAlcoholics Anonymous, York Area Intergroup
    Asociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha - Mental Health ServicesMental Health Services provide support and counseling needed to cope with the depression, anxiety and stress. Our clinicians and therapists guide troubled people through difficult times using therapeutic out-patient settings. For acute or critical mental and emotional problems, psychiatric evaluation and carefully monitored medication plans are also made available. The Mental Health clinics provide the following specific services: - Individual Therapy - Family and Group Therapy - Psychiatric Evaluations - Family and Group Therapy - Psychiatric Evaluations - Psychiatric Intervention - Medication Monitoring - Anger Management - Couples CounselingPhiladelphiaAsociacion de Puertorriquenos en Marcha - Philadelphia; North Philadelphia EastAsociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha
    Asociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha - Mental Health Services - Venango StreetMental Health Services provide support and counseling needed to cope with the depression, anxiety and stress. Our clinicians and therapists guide troubled people through difficult times using therapeutic out-patient settings. For acute or critical mental and emotional problems, psychiatric evaluation and carefully monitored medication plans are also made available. The Mental Health clinics provide the following specific services: - Individual Therapy - Family and Group Therapy - Psychiatric Evaluations - Family and Group Therapy - Psychiatric Evaluations - Psychiatric Intervention - Medication Monitoring - Anger Management - Couples CounselingPhiladelphiaMental Health Clinic @ Venango StreetAsociacion de Puertoriquenos en Marcha
    ASPIRA - Community Technology CenterCommunity Technology Center (CTC) provides computer classes for students and parents and is open to the public. Students and community member have access to desktop computer technology, word processing, desktop publishing , Internet and other applications.PhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    ASPIRA - Hostos After-School Success CenterHostos After-School Success Center serves over 150 students for 38 weeks, 3 hours per day, five days per week at no cost to the families. Programs offered include: - Math & Science - Reading Club - Recreation - Career Development / Life Skills - Self-discovery - Culture, Arts, MusicPhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    ASPIRA of Pennsylvania - Youth Development ProgramYouth Development Program has been designed to promote the participation of youth in developmental and motivational activities and to provide supportive services necessary for academic success and successful career achievement. Services available include: - To teach youths problem-solving techniques and its relevance to self-development and to organizational development effects on the student population. - To provide concrete career and vocational counseling in determining their future goals. - To institute a series of workshops, lectures and conferences that addresses their Bilingual/bicultural needs. - To create and promote cultural awareness that instills a sense of pride and dignity in youngsters who are ashamed or have rejected their native heritage. - To assist youth in attaining placement in vocational or career oriented employment opportunities and institutions of higher education.PhiladelphiaASPIRA, Inc. of Pennsylvania - Phladelphia; OlneyASPIRA of Pennsylvania
    ASSETS Montco - Self-Employment Training and SupportA-13 week English training course and 8-week Spanish course teach the basics in setting up and running a small business. Volunteers teach the training courses; their real-world experience gives a very practical slant to the business skills they teach. During the course, participants complete a business plan which serves as a blueprint for their business. Sessions cover a wide range of topics including legal aspects, marketing, hiring employees, cash flow projections, record-keeping and financing. The complete business plan is a tool in applying to lenders for financing, if needed. Graduates are matched with volunteer mentors who provide encouragement and counsel as their business grows. During monthly contacts over a six-month period, mentors help graduates learn the practical realities of the business world and ways to solve problems. ASSETS staff provide technical assistance to ASSETS participants during and after the course. ASSETS Montco offers opportunity to business and professional persons from the community to serve as instructors, mentors and board members.MontgomeryASSETS Montco - Montgomery; NorristownASSETS Montco
    Bell, MHS, Life Skills and Socialization - Sendero Social Rehabilitation Program• Spanish-speaking adult mental health consumers • Recovery-oriented opportunities to build academic, social, recreational/leisure, educational, and daily living skills. • Provide group and individual learning opportunities. YorkBell, Mental Health Services (MHS) - Main OfficeBell Socialization Services, Inc. (Bell)
    Catholic Social Services - Brief Emergency ServicesProvides brief emergency services to resolve practical problems. Outside referrals are made.PhiladelphiaCatholic Social Services - Casa del CarmenCatholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
    Catholic Social Services - Out of School Time ProgramProvides homework assistance, arts & crafts, computers lab instruction, cultural activities, video games and special trips. Also, children receive a nutrition snack.PhiladelphiaCatholic Social Services - Casa del CarmenCatholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
    Catholic Social Services - Parenting ProgramProvides (14) up to two-hour sessions for families with children.PhiladelphiaCatholic Social Services - Casa del CarmenCatholic Social Services - Southeast Pennsylvania
    Ceiba - Advocacy - Philadelphia; KensingtonCeiba serves the community by being a strong advocate. Its advocacy activities are focused on promoting the economic development and financial inclusion of the Latino community and ensuring equal access to quality housing for all. Some of Ceiba's accomplishments in this area include: Stopping the discriminatory lending practices against Latinos who secured auto loans from certain auto manufacturers Securing significant institutional changes in the way that city government interacts with limited English proficient (LEP) people & business owners Confronting discrimination against Latinos by some housing programs Defending the economic rights of unauthorized immigrants Fighting against the abuses of notaries, so called 'notarios', who defraud consumers with scams relating to tax preparation, immigrations services, and the unauthorized practice of law.PhiladelphiaCeiba - Philadelphia; KensingtonCeiba
    Ceiba - Housing Counseling - Philadelphia; KensingtonCoordinates the housing counseling services of three organizations: Concilio, Esperanza and the Norris Square Civic Association - These services are delivered to homeowners, potential homeowners and renters. Counselors identify predatory loans and assist homeowners to obtain good loan products for home repairs. Renters receive tenant rights and rental delinquency services. All clients receive Housing Consumer Education, including budget and credit counseling.PhiladelphiaCeiba - Philadelphia; KensingtonCeiba
    Centro Hispano - Information & Referral ProgramOur Bilingual professional staff we assist and connect consumers with programs, benefits, and services that they may be eligible for such as state benefits through the PA Compass System, welfare benefits, public health insurance, etc. Due to our extensive network with local providers we are able to refer clients to where our clients are able to have their needs met. Provides referrals to social service agencies, advocacy, translation, notary services, etc. including referrals to Safe Berks if client fears for her/his life. Dedicated Personnel trained on domestic violence service support through Safe Berks. BerksCentro Hispano Daniel TorresCentro Hispano Daniel Torres
    CK Community Foundation - Women and Children's Health Services - Chester - El Centro (Hispanic Resource Center) - West 9th StreetAssisting the Hispanic community in learning more about and accessing resources in Delaware County. Assistance with health and social services, agency referrals and advocacy.DelawareCrozer-Keystone Community Foundation Women's and Children's Health ServicesCrozer Keystone Community Foundation
    Cohmar - Latino Treatment ProgramServing Philadelphia’s Spanish speaking populations, our Latino Treatment Program. Offering culturally relevant support services for both children and adults with a wide range of needs.PhiladelphiaComhar - West KensingtonCOMHAR
    COMHAR - Behavioral HealthBehavioral Health provides a range of responsive programs, treating adults who need help coping with life stresses and those who live with chronic mental illness. The Behavioral Health Division's broad array of specialized programs addresses the needs of diverse populations, including the elderly, the Latino community, individuals also diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, and those who struggle with co-occuring substance addiction. Behavioral Health Programs include: - Intake and Outpatient Services - Outreach and Assessment Treatment Services (OATS) - Open Door Clubhouse - HOPE Psychiatric Rehabilitation Program - Residential Services - Targeted Case Management - Emergency Psychiatric ServicesPhiladelphiaCOMHAR, Inc. - Philadelphia Headquarters; West KensingtonCOMHAR
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Child Development AssociateCongreso's Child Development Associate certification program focuses on providing placements that can move clients towards certification, assists in paying for the certification process and helps coordinate the observation and exam scheduling process. PhiladelphiaEducation and Training CenterCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - ConexionesConexiones is a school-based youth health program offering prevention education about drugs and alcohol to middle and high school students as well as other selected host settings. The classes address:  Goal Setting, Decision Making, Identifying and Managing Emotions, Effective Communication, Bonding and Relationship Skills and Drug and Alcohol Awareness.PhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - E3 CenterE3 is a citywide, Philadelphia Youth Network initiative, aimed at helping out-of-school young adults’ ages 16 through 21 gain Education, Employment, and Empowerment skills. The E3 Program is designed to help out-of-school youth achieve educational, career and personal goals. Congreso’s E3 Center is one of four E3 Centers in Philadelphia serves about 200 students annually. Classes are held Monday-Thursday, in morning and afternoon sessions. E3 Provides academic classes, Job Readiness Training and Work Exposure, Specific supports for transitioning to college and careers, Case Management and EmpowermentPhiladelphiaE3 Power CenterCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Enhanced ParentingThe Nurturing Parenting Program provides adult parenting classes to pregnant and parenting mothers and fathers.The program offers 4 yearly cycles consisting of 12 classes. The cycles are offered in the summer, fall, winter, and spring. Upon completion of the 12th class, participants will receive a certificate of completion.PhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Exito Program - Thomas Edison High School and KCAPA High SchoolCongreso's Éxito program provides Case Management for high school students attending Thomas Edison High School and KCAPA. This program provides Case Management and after-school services to assist with work/college readiness and drop-out prevention.PhiladelphiaOut of School Time ProgrammingCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Family Empowerment ServicesThis program offers diversionary case management for families with children ages 0-17 who are neglected and at risk for further maltreatment, or families with parents who exhibit behaviors that could pose a safety risk to children (drug/alcohol, DV, MH). • A Family strengths assessment (FAST) tool is used —beginning assessment to determine service plan, CM delivers intervention to help caregivers meet their children’s needs, and concluding assessment given to determine stability of family and success of delivery of services • Case Management—including referrals, service coordination and monitoring, safety monitoring, medical monitoring, and school monitoring PhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Harcum College at CongresoHarcum College at Congreso is a partnership between Congreso de Latinos Unidos, I-Lead (Institute for Leadership, Education Advancement and Development.), and Harcum College.  This partnership allows students to earn a fully-accredited Associates degree in one of three majors; Human Services, Early Childhood Education and Law & Justice. Classes are offered in the evenings onsite at Congreso’s Trujillo Center Building located at 2830 N. American Street Classes are offered two nights per week within 7-week semesters.  Scholarship Available for all full-time students  Additional Financial aid is available to those who qualify. (Financial Aid is not available for students with a defaulted student loan)  Career Services – writing resumes and cover letters, resume critique, interview and questions types and interview practice – to be implemented this semester. PhiladelphiaEducation and Training CenterCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - HIV/AIDS Prevention and TestingTo diminish the spread of HIV in the Philadelphia Community through education and testing. This program provides counseling and rapid HIV testing, creates a risk reduction plan with participants,links HIV positive individuals to medical care within 90 days, provides emotional support, HIV education, and referrals, and distributes safer sex and bleach kits. The program participates in testing events, leads the coordination of the National Testing Day (NTD- June) and National Latino AIDS Awareness Day (NLAAD- Oct). It also participates at community events where targeted populations will be reached @ table settings for HIV education and testing.PhiladelphiaPrograma EsfuerzoCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Housing Counseling and Financial Literacy ProgramThe Housing Counseling and Financial Literacy Program assist individuals to secure decent, safe, and sanitary housing via advocacy, counseling, workshops, and education. This program provides: First time homebuyer counseling,  homebuyer workshops (offered the last Tuesday of every month, mortgage delinquency counseling, homeowner services counseling, tenant & landlord counseling.  Rental/Delinquency counselingPhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - LDVP Emergency HousingEmergency relocation funding for victims of domestic violence and their families. Provides monetary assistance and rental assistance to victims of Domestic Violence to secure relocation and safety. Depending on the eligibility of the victim, an amount to move is allowed of up to $1,500 per family (can be used for 1st and last month’s rent and/or security deposit as well as for transportation needs to drive to a new location. All clients can access LDVP services once they have completed an intake upon walk-in, appointment, or by calling the Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-866-SAFE-014 (866-723-3014)PhiladelphiaCongreso de Latinos Unidos - Philadelphia; West KensingtonCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Congreso de Latinos Unidos - Medical Case ManagementRange of client centered (and key family members') services that link clients to services/resources focusing on treatment adherence counseling to ensure readiness for, and adherence to, complex HIV / AIDS treatments. Key activities include:  Initial assessment of service needs (HIV treatment adherence and education, medical insurance);  Development of a comprehensive, individualized service plan (comprehensive assessment, health literacy, treatment adherence, housing, financial assistance);  Coordination of services required to implement the plan (home, office, and medical visits); (4) quarterly monitoring to assess the efficacy of the plan (chart audits, progress notes, supervision).  Access to daily meal on-site at Congreso. Access to linguistic/translations services . PhiladelphiaPrograma EsfuerzoCongreso de Latinos Unidos
    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship - Language Instruction Open DoorsOpen Doors is comprised of both ESL English as a Second Language and SSL Spanish as a Second Language programs. ESL serves the Spanish Community in our local area, teaching them to speak the English language. SSL teaches Spanish as a second language to the English speaking community. The classes are taught by a group of volunteers. We also provide child care for each session. The children are also being taught during their sessions. There are two full sessions each year and a short summer session for sharing.ChesterCornerstone Christian Fellowship - Chester; West ChesterCornerstone Christian Fellowship
    Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations - Latino Tobacco Control ProgramLatino Tobacco Control Program provides community education and smoking cessation. Helping Latinos to effectively quit smoking.PhiladelphiaCouncil of Spanish Speaking Organizations (Concilio) - Philadelphia; FeltonvilleCouncil of Spanish Speaking Organizations
    Council of Spanish Speaking Organizations - Parenting ProgramsParenting programs provide services to children in their own homes (SCOH) involved, low income and unemployed parents.PhiladelphiaCouncil of Spanish Speaking Organizations (Concilio) - Philadelphia; FeltonvilleCouncil of Spanish Speaking Organizations
    Delaware Valley Community Health - Adult and Family Medicine - Maria de los SantosTargeting the Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish-speaking populations of the greater Philadelphia area, the health center offers primary health care services including adult/family medicine, gynecology, pediatrics, and dental care.PhiladelphiaDVCH - Maria de los Santos Health CenterDelaware Valley Community Health
    Esperanza Academy Public Charter High SchoolProvides education for grades 9 through 12.PhiladelphiaEsperanza Academy Charter High School - Philadelphia; Hunting ParkEsperanza Academy Public Charter High School
    Esperanza Health Center - Community Development - KensingtonCommunity Development has revitalizing neighborhoods and offering counseling services that help low-income homebuyers prepare for and navigate the real estate transaction.PhiladelphiaKensington Avenue Office) (Esperanza Health Center - Philadelphia; KensingtonEsperanza Health Center
    Esperanza Health Center - Medical Services - Fifth StreetMedical Services serves over 6,000 patients through over 26,000 medical care visits annually at its two locations in North Philadelphia, and is recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Esperanza meets patient needs daily by offering comprehensive primary medical services for adults and children, including the following: - Family Practice Medicine - Internal Medicine - Pediatrics - Gynecological Services - Adult and Pediatric Preventive Services - HIV Testing - Counseling and Medical Treatment ServicesPhiladelphiaFifth Street Office (Esperanza Health Center)Esperanza Health Center
    Esperanza Health Center - Medical Services - Kensington AvenueMedical Services serves over 6,000 patients through over 26,000 medical care visits annually at its two locations in North Philadelphia, and is recognized as a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC). Esperanza meets patient needs daily by offering comprehensive primary medical services for adults and children, including the following: - Family Practice Medicine - Internal Medicine - Pediatrics - Gynecological Services - Adult and Pediatric Preventive Services - HIV Testing - Counseling and Medical Treatment ServicesPhiladelphiaKensington Avenue Office) (Esperanza Health Center - Philadelphia; KensingtonEsperanza Health Center
    Esperanza Health Center - Workforce DevelopmentWorkforce Development offer life-changing training and resources: - Improve work-related skills - Become confident in their abilities to get and keep a job - Find long-term employment so that they can become financially self-sufficient - Overcome barriers to long-term employment - Professional and personal development for job seekers - Job-readiness training and career mentoring to job seekers - Placement and retention services for clients - Full-time job placement services for employers - Tailoring job training to the needs of a specific employer, upon request - Providing language focused training tracks that support Spanish only speakersPhiladelphiaKensington Avenue Office) (Esperanza Health Center - Philadelphia; KensingtonEsperanza Health Center
    FLECHA - Latino Social Services Casemanagement - Pocono Mountains United WayProvides information and referral to Hispanic clients in Monroe County.MonroeFLECHAPocono Mountains United Way
    Freedom Valley YMCA - Y Black/Hispanic Acheivers - AudubonThe YMCA Black Achievers program is a national college readiness program designed to help African-American and other teens of color set and pursue high educational and career goals. Through academic support, career exploration and mentoring, YMCA Black Achievers programs help youth raise their academic standards, develop a positive sense of self, build character, explore diverse college and career options, and meet and interact with professionals of color who serve as role models to inspire them to greater heights.MontgomeryFreedom Valley YMCA - Audubon Branch - Montgomery; West NorritonFreedom Valley YMCA
    Governor's Advisory Commission on Latino AffairsTo ensure that state government is accessible, accountable and responsive to the Latino community DauphinGovernor's Advisory Commission on Latino AffairsGovernor's Advisory Commission on Latino Affairs
    Hispanic American Organization - Specialized Information and ReferralProvides services and information/referral aimed at, but not limited to, the Hispanic community. LehighHispanic American OrganizationHispanic American Organization
    Hispanic Life SkillsHispanic Life Skills provides a comprehensive array of services to consumers of mental health services who are exclusively or primarily Spanish speaking. Activities include once a monthly group support, workshops, bi-lingual home visitation, and daily drop-in services. English as a Second Language classes are offered at our Harrisburg drop-in center. (Monday and Thursday afternoon from 12:30 PM – 1:30 PM.) DauphinHarrisburg Social and Psych Rehabilitation CenterAurora Social Rehabilitation Services
    IHM Family Literacy Center - Family Literacy CenterOffers ESL, computer, citizebship and literacy classes focused on Spanish speakers. Program is for children and their parents. Preschool is available for mothers enrolled in the program. Please call for more details.ChesterIHM FAMILY LITERACY CENTERIHM Family Literacy Center
    Kennett Area Senior Center - Legal Assistance PA Farmworker Project - Hispanic/ Latino CommunityThe Pennsylvania Farmworker Project provides legal assistance to low-income migrant and seasonal farmworkers throughout the state of Pennsylvania.ChesterKENNETT AREA SENIOR CENTERKennett Area Senior Center
    Kids Against PressureAfter school program focused on developing character education, learning conflict resolution skills, and building self-esteem and social skills to enhance positive peer relationships.BerksCommunity Prevention Partnership of Berks CountyCommunity Prevention Partnership
    Korean Community Development Services Center - Adult ProgramsThe literacy and citizenship education has been the top priority program for the agency because the primary mission of the agency is to provide assistance for recently arrived immigrants and refugees with cultural and language barriers so that they can overcome the barriers and become self-reliant. The program has been funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the past fifteen years. Over 300 adults and elderly participate in the program annually. PhiladelphiaKorean Community Development Services Center - Philadelphia; OlneyKorean Community Development Services Center
    Korean Community Development Services Center - Bilingual and Citizenship Education for the ElderlyThis program is provided for the elderly during the day, Monday and Thursday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The elderly have a more serious difficulty in learning English than the young adults and thus take more time in the program and the program assists them in preparing for citizenship interviews. PhiladelphiaKorean Community Development Services Center - Philadelphia; OlneyKorean Community Development Services Center
    La Comunidad Hispana - Educational ProgramsEnglish as a Second Language (ESL) – four levels of instruction, with a curriculum that builds work readiness and other skills while building English proficiency. The classes are held at: Kennett Square: Kennett Area Senior Center: Monday and Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm; Oxford: Hopewell elementary School in Oxford: Monday and Wednesday from 6:00 to 8:30pm; Avon Grove: Avon Grove High School: Tuesday and Thursday from 6:30pm to 9:00pm. Citizenship – classes prepare students for the citizenship exam and help them understand their rights and responsibilities as new U.S. citizens. The classes are held at La Comunidad Hispana (LCH) on Wednesday from 6:00pm to 8:00pm.ChesterLa Comunidad HispanaLa Comunidad Hispana
    La Comunidad Hispana - Interpretation/ TranslationChesterLa Comunidad HispanaLa Comunidad Hispana
    La Comunidad Hispana - Legal Assistance ProgramThe Legal Assistance Program provides free legal assistance to low income area residents of Southern Chester County. Legal advice is provided by a licensed, experienced attorney weekly at La Comunidad Hispana. Legal advice is provided in many areas of the law including but not limited to: ▪ Immigration and Naturalization ▪ Consumer Relations ▪ Collections ▪ Landlord/ Tenant disputes ▪ Domestic relations matters including child support, custody and divorce ▪ Personal Injury and Property Damage matters including auto accidents ▪ Drivers License Problems ▪ Labor and Employment issues including Workers CompensationChesterLa Comunidad HispanaLa Comunidad Hispana
    Latino Community CenterProvides guidance and support to Latino individuals/ families in Allegheny County. Free Store that provides free new or like new clothing, shoes, and depending on availability basic need supplies: diapers, kitchen supplies, etc.AlleghenyLatino Community CenterCatholic Charities of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, Inc.
    Latino Hispanic American Community CenterTo empower, promote and advocate for the Latino Hispanic American Community by offering services focused in creating educational, social & economic growth and awareness of the contributions made by all faces of the community.DauphinLatino Hispanic American Community CenterLatino Hispanic American Community Center
    Manos Unidas Hispanic-American CenterManos Unidas is a community organization that promotes the integration of the growing diverse population in Adams County through programs that facilitate cross-cultural understanding and appreciation. AdamsManos Unidas Hispanic-American CenterManos Unidas Hispanic-American Center
    Norris Square Neighborhood Project - Grupo MotivosGrupo Motivos is a group of women loosely formed over 17 years ago as an opportunity to share stories, crafts, and their Puerto Rican culture and it has developed into a vital network of support. Through community gardening and celebrating Puerto Rican culture, the group brings strength to Norris Square’s fight for revitalization. The women have also combined their love for cooking and their birthplace of Puerto Rico into many programs serving Philadelphia and NSNP. Grupo Motivos seeks to expand the cultural, social, educational, and economic opportunities it offers its members and the community through its programming. Stay tuned for news about NSNP's and Grupo Motivos' renovations of a building next to Las Parcelas for a women’s center and Puerto Rican style café here in Kensington. PhiladelphiaNorris Square Neighborhood Project - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaNorris Square Neighborhood Project
    Nuestra ClinicaProvides the following programs: - A state funded Bilingual Spanish/English Drug and Alcohol outpatient program, licensed by the Department of Health, Office of Drug and Alcohol Programs (ODAP), that provides therapeutic services to Hispanic clients and their families who suffer from problems of substance abuse. Services include assessments and evaluations; culturally relevant Latino and American outpatient drug and alcohol treatment for individuals, families and groups; medical referrals when appropriate; chemical abuse support groups; consultation services offering substance abuse education and prevention to families, schools, businesses, medical professionals, social services and community groups; and intervention programs for youth and adults involved in the program. - A Mental Health Outpatient Center offering assessments and evaluations of mental health disorders, as well as culturally relevant mental health treatment for individuals and their families. This is NOT a crisis center; it is an outpatient treatment center. Staff includes bilingual - Spanish/English psychiatrists and clinical therapists. A Lancaster County provider contracted for outpatient substance abuse and mental health treatment. services. LancasterSpanish American Civic Association - PershingSpanish American Civic Association
    Orion Communities - Alianzas CenterOffers bilingual Spanish-English support services to individuals and families with Hispanic/Latino background. Programs and services include: - Negotiating with landlords - Interpretation/translation services for medical issues; - Workshops for immigration and citizenship information; - ESL programChesterORION COMMUNITIES, INC.Orion Communities
    Parent Partner ProgramProvides education, training, resources, and advocacy to parents with children involved in any of the child-serving systems: Mental Health/Developmental Disabilities; Children and Youth Services; Juvenile Probation; Drug & Alcohol; Special Education.BerksCommunity Prevention Partnership of Berks CountyCommunity Prevention Partnership
    Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses - Educational and Professional OpportunitiesThe Philadelphia Chapter's members are active in local health care issues and are committed to increasing educational and professional opportunities for Hispanic nurses and nursing students through networking and mentoring. Its members are also instrumental in providing culturally competent health care for Hispanic consumers.PhiladelphiaThe Philadelphia Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses - Philadelphia; North PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia Chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses
    Philadelphia HUNE - Adult and Children ServicesWhat We Do: Provide training sessions for parents of children with disabilities on all aspects of special education, including the Federal Laws (IDEA and NCLB) and the State Law (PA Regulations and Standards) in order to ensure that their children receive a Free Appropriate Public Education. Train parents individually on how to access information on education, disabilities and resources available regarding children with disabilities through on-line services. HUNE assists parents of exceptional children to: - Understand the nature of their children's disabilities and their educational and developmental needs. - Communicate effectively with personnel responsible for providing special education, early intervention, transition and related services. - Participate in the decision making process, the development of the Individualized Education Program (IEP), and the Individualized Family Service Plan (IFSP). - Obtain appropriate information about the range of options, programs, services and resources available to assist exceptional children and their families. - Understand the availability of, and how to effectively use procedural safeguards under the Individual with Disabilities Act (IDEA) including encouraging the use of, and explaining the benefits of alternative methods of dispute resolution, such as mediation. - Understand the provision of IDEA for the education of early intervention services to exceptional children. - Participate in school reform activities. Negotiate for increased availability of interpreters and the development and dissemination of special education forms in Spanish.PhiladelphiaPhiladelphia HUNE, Inc. - Philadelphia; West KensingtonPhiladelphia HUNE
    Puentes De Salud - Medical Care - South PhiladelphiaMedical care at Puentes de Salud is offered in collaboration with local institutions, universities and volunteer providers. Our interdisciplinary model is based on collaborations between our community nurse liaison and two medical co-directors, a physician and a nurse practitioner.PhiladelphiaPuentes De Salud - Philadelphia; South PhiladelphiaPuentes De Salud
    Reading Behavioral Health CenterProvides supportive professional mental health services to the Hispanic/Latino and other cultural groups. They receive encouragement, attention and resource therapeutic services they need to grow mature and become productive and successful members of society. Provides outpatient mental health services through a wide range of comprehensive bilingual care: intake assessments, comprehensive bio-psychosocial evaluation, psychiatric evaluation, diagnosis and treatment, individual and group therapy, marital and family therapy, medication monitoring and assistance in referrals to different agency's for special treatment.BerksReading Behavioral Health CenterReading Behavioral Health Center
    SACA Social ServicesProvides human services to low income individuals and families. Programs include: - Information and referral/client advocacy, case management, senior center sources, and senior outreach - Interpreter services for clients - Soup kitchen - Immigration - Legal orientation - Employment services - Workforce readiness - GED preparation - ESL (English as a Second Language) - Mental Health services - Substance Abuse services - HIV/AIDS testing and counseling - STD testing and counselingLancasterSpanish American Civic Association - PershingSpanish American Civic Association
    Salvation Army, York, Hispanic TempleAvailable Services: Religious, youth enrichment and community engagement Domingos 10:00am Escuela Dominical (Adultos, Jovenes y Niños) 11:00am Café y Compañerismo 11:20am Servicio de Santidad Martes 7:00pm Ministerios Femeninos 7:00pm Reunion de Caballeros 7:00pm Clases de Danza y Pantomima (jovenes girls/boys) Jueves 7:00pm Reunion de Oracion 7:00pm Corps Cadet (liderato para Jovenes) 8:00pm Estudio Biblico (Adultos) Viernes 6:00pm Reunion de Matrimonios (2nd y 4to viernes de cada mes) Sujeto a cambio. YorkSalvation Army, York Hispanic TempleSalvation Army - York County
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    St. Rocco Church - Religious ActivitiesOrganizes religious activities.ChesterST. ROCCO CHURCHSt. Rocco Church
    Su Familia, A Bi-Lingual Family Health HelplineMISSION: SU FAMILIA WILL HELP HISPANIC FAMILIES GET BASIC HEALTH INFORMATION TO HELP THEM PREVENT AND MANAGE CHRONIC CONDITIONS, AND REFER THEM TO LOCAL HEALTH PROVIDERS AND FEDERALLY SUPPORTED PROGRAMS INCLUDING THE STATE CHILDREN'S HEALTH INSURANCE PROGRAM (SCHIP). HEALTH INFORMATION AND REFERRAL SERVICES IN THEIR COMMUNITY TO BILINGUAL AND LOW COST HEALTH CARE REFERS CALLERS TO ONE OF OVER 17,000 LOCAL HEALTH PROVIDERS, INCLUDING COMMUNITY AND MIGRANT HEALTH CENTERS. PROVIDES BASIC HEALTH INFORMATION PROVIDES REFERRALS TO INFORMATION SOURCES PROVIDES BI-LINGUAL SU FAMILIA FACT SHEETS. FACT SHEETS ARE CURRENTLY AVILABLE FOR A WIDE VARIETY OF TOPICS INCLUDING: ASTHMA, CANCER SCREENING, CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE, CHILD AND ADULT IMMUNIZATIONS, DIABETES, DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND HIV/AIDS. PRENATAL HELPLINE (1-800-504-7081) FREE, RELIABLE AND CONFIDENTIAL INFORMATION ABOUT PREGNANCY AND REFERRALS FOR PRENATAL CARE AND SERVICES IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH. THIS HELPINE IS FOR PEOPLE PLANNING A PREGNANCY, EXPECTANT PARENTS, AND PROVIDERS WORKING WITH HISPANIC FAMILIES. OUR HEALTH PROMOTION ADVISORS GIVE CALLERS A REFERRAL TO SERVICES IN THEIR COMMUNITY. OUR BILINGUAL STAFF CAN ALSO ANSWER QUESTIONS ABOUT PRENATAL CARE AND MAIL WRITTEN INFORMATION ABOUT PRENATAL ISSUES IN SPANISH AND ENGLISH. CALLERS CAN ALSO RECEIVE A FREE COPY OF OUR BILINGUAL PRENATAL BOOKLETNational Alliance for Hispanic HealthNational Alliance for Hispanic Health
    Taller Puertorriqueno - Cultural Awareness ProgramProviding innovative hands-on arts education classes, Taller Puertorriqueño’s Cultural Awareness Program (CAP) opens a world of cultural discovery and understanding for our younger participants. This year-long comprehensive program includes a homework club, after-school activities, parent workshops, and Saturday classes in addition to a seven-week multidisciplinary children’s summer arts camp. CAP introduces students to renowned local artists, performers, and educators who guide children on this journey of self-discovery. Children leave Taller’s educational programs assured that the artistic and cultural history of the Latino community is their own, and well-equipped to make their own contributions to their neighborhoods and beyond. The program encourages children’s self-expression through classes in different disciplines such as folkloric dance, salsa, drama, ceramics, painting, and printmaking.PhiladelphiaTaller Puertorriqueno, Inc. - Philadelphia; West KensingtonTaller Puertorriqueno
    Taller Puertorriqueno - Summer Arts CampProvides one six week session, with extended hours available. Theme is agriculture tied in with Latin jazz. There will be ceramics, cuatro & guitar, arts & crafts, recreation, live performances, field trips, and more. Breakfast and lunch included. Fee.PhiladelphiaTaller Puertorriqueno, Inc. - Philadelphia; West KensingtonTaller Puertorriqueno
    Women Organized Against Rape - Latino OutreachWOAR’s Latino Outreach program consists of two bi-lingual, bi-cultural counselors who provide counseling to female and male survivors of sexual violence, offer professional trainings in Spanish on issues of sexual assault and conduct volunteer trainings. Counseling Services Individual counseling is provided to Spanish speaking women and men, families and adolescent children. Support groups are offered for: Adult women Adult men Individuals who have been sexually abused and have a history of drug or alcohol abuse Professional Trainings Sexual Assault Issues Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Treatment options when working with sexual abuse Volunteer Training A 40 Hour Sexual Assault Counselor training is offered several times a year. Volunteers will be trained to work with survivors in the community, work with leaders in the community and work within schools and churches. For more information about any of these services please contact Cristina Perez, Community Outreach Manager at 215-985-3315 ext. 175 or click here to send an email.PhiladelphiaWomen Organized Against Rape - Philadelphia; Center CityWomen Organized Against Rape
    YMCA of York County, New American Welcome CenterSERVICES INCLUDE: •Language and education •Economic Integration and Employment •Health and Well-being •Citizenship and Civic Engagement •Community Development •Overall Information and Referrals YMCA's New American Welcome Centers (NAWC) are designed to help immigrants - also referred to as newcomers - fully integrate into American society and prepare receiving communities to be welcoming and inclusive. NAWC's accomplish this through a combination of integration services, collaborations with community leaders and businesses and strategies to connect and build cross-cultural understanding between immigrants and U.S.-born residents YorkYMCA of York County, York BranchYMCA of York County

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