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Sacramento Covered is a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating, assisting and enrolling you and your family with health insurance and other public benefit programs in the Sacramento region.

Our health coverage program operates as a broad-based collaborative partnership that is comprised of key representatives from local hospitals, county health service agencies, community clinics, faith-based community organizations, education, funding institutions and local businesses throughout the Sacramento region. Sacramento Covered staff works to ensure that everyone has access to health and nutrition services through:
• Medi-Cal
• Covered California
• Access for Infants & Mothers (AIM)
• Kaiser Permanente Child Health Plan
• CalFresh
Call today to make an appointment or to speak with a Health Access Specialist for information and assistance to coverage. All services are free and provided in multiple languages.

Contact Information:
8928 Volunteer Lane, Suite 220, Sacramento, CA 95826

Tel: 1-866-850-4321
Fax: 916-414-8348
Email: info@sacramentocovered.org
For more information, please visit www.sacramentocovered.org

Asian Community Center

The Asian Community Center of Sacramento Valley (ACC) is a not-for-profit tax exempt organization whose mission is to promote the general welfare and to enhance the quality of life for our community by identifying, developing, and providing culturally sensitive health and social services for older adults.

Now accepting volunteer applications and donations.

Address: 7375 Park City Drive, Sacramento, CA 95831.

Tel: 916-393-9026  |  Email: volunteer@accsv.org

For more information, please visit: http://www.accsv.org/

Asian Pacific Community Counseling

Asian Pacific Community Counseling (APCC) is a community-based, nonprofit tax-exempt agency with a mission to promote the well-being of individuals and families through culturally and linguistically relevant, relationship-based counseling, outreach, prevention, and education with an emphasis on Asian Pacific Islander communities. We provide services integrating a multilingual and multicultural approach. A nonprofit provider of culturally competent mental health and prevention services to Asian and Pacific Islanders of Sacramento County.

Now accepting volunteer applications and donations.

Address: 7273 14th Ave, Ste 120-B, Sacramento, CA 95820.

Tel: 916-383-6783  |  Fax: 916-383-8488

For more information, please visit: http://apccounseling.org/

Asian Resources

Asian Resources, Inc. (ARI) is a non-profit community based organization established in 1980 dedicated to providing multiple social services needed in our community, empowering everyone we serve to become a vital part of our changing, diverse society.

With a focus on assisting job seekers throughout the Sacramento Region at all points along the employment continuum, Asian Resources provides one-on-one case management to guide our diverse clientele in their search for employment. Job seekers may also elect to serve themselves with the agency’s job listings, computer resources, fax machines and phone lines to connect themselves with regional employers. For those not yet ready for employment, our staff will provide vocational training, English-as-a-Second Language classes, referrals to child care programs, etc.

Contact:

Administration: 5709 Stockton Blvd, Sacramento, CA 95824.  |  Tel: 916-454-1982 Fax: 916-4541895
Broadway career center: 915 Broadway, Sacramento, CA 95818.  |  Tel: 916-324-6202 Fax: 916-324-6230
Citrus Height offce: 7640 Greenback Lane, Citrus Heights, CA 9561.  |  Tel: 916-745-4313 Fax 916-745-4314
For more information, please visit: http://www.asianresources.net/

My Sister’s House

My Sister’s House is the first and only non-profit organization to specifically identify and address the unique needs of women and children impacted by domestic violence in the Central Valley’s highly diverse Asian and Pacific Islander community.

My Sister’s House offers: A 6-bed Safe Haven shelter for women and children; Culturally and linguistically appropriate domestic violence intervention services; Women at Work Program for domestic violence survivors of all backgrounds; New Beginnings women’s learning and support group; Community outreach and education; and a 24-hour multilingual crisis hotline:916-428-3271

Address: Nilda Valmores, Executive Director: 916-868-7820. 3053 Freeport, No. 120, Sacramento, CA 95818.

Main Tel: 916-868-7820  |  Fax: 916-324-6230

For more information, please visit: http://www.my-sisters-house.org/

Opening Doors, Inc.

Opening Doors is dedicated to working with refugees, human trafficking victims, asylees, immigrants and underserved people to develop their social and economic skills, wellness, and personal and financial assets to successfully assimilate into society while respecting their cultural identity and individual goals.

Some of the services we provide include resettlement to refugees, asylees and human trafficking victims. We also provide health referrals and guidance to elders and the disabled; provide business and marketing training seminars to low-income families; assist immigrants in applying for immigration paperwork such as residency, citizenship and family reunification; provide microloans to refugees and loan packaging for low income people for the development of small businesses throughout the Sacramento area.

Contact: 2118 K Street, Sacramento, CA 95816.

Tel: 916.492.2591  |  Fax: 916.492.2628.

For more information, please visit: www.openingdoorsinc.org

People Reaching Out

People Reaching Out was formed in 1981 by a group of concerned parents and community members in direct response to a lack of resources dealing with adolescent substance use and violence. Since its inception, People Reaching Out has developed and implemented programs based on scientific research and proven prevention strategies. Our mission is to create a safe, drug-free community for youth in the Sacramento metropolitan area through programs that will foster the development of positive self-esteem and opportunities for personal growth. We strive to be the organization most responsible for leading the Sacramento region to uphold a safe, drug-free community where young people dream big.

People Reaching Out programs include youth-to-youth mentoring, youth prevention education, youth led community coalitions, counseling for academic achievement, and parenting for prevention. People Reaching Out is partnered with five Sacramento area school districts including Elk Grove Unified, Sacramento City Unified, San Juan Unified, Woodland Joint Unified and Washington Unified. The organization serves more than 13,000 youth and families annually.

Our mission is to create a safe, drug-free community for youth in the Sacramento metropolitan area through programs that will foster the development of positive self-esteem and opportunities for personal growth.

Contact information:
5299 Auburn Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95841
Phone: (916) 576-3300  |  Fax: (916) 576-3306
www.peoplereachingout.org

WeCARE Community-Based Breast Cancer Peer Navigator Program

The first few months after diagnosis can be one of the most traumatic periods in a cancer survivor’s life. To help breast-cancer patients during this difficult time, UC Davis Cancer Center is pleased to announce the WeCARE Community-Based Breast Cancer Peer Navigator Project.
Peer navigators — all cancer survivors themselves — will serve as “cancer coaches” in providing one-to-one guidance and support to newly diagnosed patients. UC Davis will recruit, screen and train navigators who will then be teamed with patients receiving treatment at hospitals throughout the region.

Contact: Patricia Robinson: 916-734-0823 or Patricia.Robinson@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu or Lea Spencer: 916-734-5786 or Lea.Spencer@ucdmc.ucdavis.edu

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