This non-profit organization serves the South Asian LGBTQ+ community by promoting awareness, acceptance and empowerment through social, educational and advocacy-related events. They encourage volunteering for, donating for, and attending their advocacy and social events.
NAPAFASA serves and works with AAPI communities on initiatives addressing behavioral health within each community. It’s a private, non-profit, 501(c)(3) membership organization dedicated to mental health advocacy through research, efforts at public health and policy reform, and community empowerment. While the organization has AAPI community roots, they also work with people from all backgrounds.
The Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum’s services benefit the health of the AAPI community. The APIAHF supports the health of the community by influencing policy, mobilizing communities, and strengthening programs and organizations. It’s the oldest and largest health advocacy organization providing policy and political analysis, research, and communication strategies.
AHS is a healthcare provider that offers a complete range of medical, dental, and mental health services. Asian Health Service (AHS)’s mission is to serve and advocate for the medically underserved, including the immigrant and refugee Asian community and to ensure equal access to healthcare services regardless of income, insurance status, language, or culture.
This organization offers primary medical care, mental health services, substance use disorder treatment, dental services, and more. They have an Asian American specific program in the bay area called Asian American Recovery Services (AARS). This program is dedicated to reducing the impact and incidence of substance in the Asian community in California.
Asian Pacific Community Counseling serves Asian Americans who live in California. They offer the Transcultural Wellness Center (TWC), the Supporting Community Connections (SCC), and the Family Wellness Center (FWC). These programs for mental health are handled according to client’s cultural and linguistical needs.
ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of the AAPI and other underserved communities – including immigrants and refugees. They develop, provide, and advocate for innovative, effective, and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services. ACRS services are available by appointment only.
This alliance explains the importance of support groups and provides information about their own support group. CAFA’s support group offers general support to parents and caregivers raising their adoptive (or soon-to-be adopted) children. The support group meetings are free, parent-led, and meet monthly.