|ASIAN AMERICAN FEDERATION OF NEW YORK
To provide mental health services to Asian American victims of 9/11, and to improve the quality and quantity of culturally competent mental health services for this population through the "Building Bridges and Leveraging Assets for Community Recovery Project," which: 1) provides mental health services such as screenings, referrals and treatment; 2) trains to staff working with seniors to increase their awareness of mental health issues; 3) improves resources for connecting individuals with appropriate mental health service providers through the creation of a resource directory and library and provision of expert advisor phone consultations; and 4) provides licensed professionals with Asian language proficiency to enlarge the pool of qualified professionals to serve Asian American clients.
Who Is Eligible: Asian American families and other dependents of the deceased, injured survivors and their families, affected residents.
Area(s) Served: New York Metro,
Language(s) Spoken: Mandarin, Hindi, Punjabi, Korean, Cantonese
Contact: 1-212-334-5878 (General Number
Resource Category: 9/11 - COUNSELING SERVICES
Added: Aug 19, 2005